23 Oct 2020
The Cost of Defence, terrorism in France, and social licence and policing
This week on Policy, Guns and Money, Michael Shoebridge talks to Dr. Marcus Hellyer about his latest report The Cost of Defence Part 2. They examine the recent government budget announcements and how they align with the 2020 Defence Strategic Update.
Leanne Close, Head of ASPI’s Counterterrorism Program, explores the trends of counterterrorism throughout Covid-19 in light of the recent attack in France, in conversation with The Strategist’s Brendan Nicholson.
And Dr John Coyne, Head of ASPI’s Policing Program, talks to former Canadian Senator and Former Police Commissioner, Ottowa, Vern White about the impact of Covid-19 on social licence and policing and the lessons learned in Victoria.