18 September 2012
Making waves: Australian ocean development assistance
By Anthony Bergin and Sam Bateman
Australia has a vital national interest in the management of its adjacent oceans and seas. This paper argues for ocean development to be a key strategic goal of our increased aid investments. In particular, it recommends that AusAID fund key features of the follow-on to Australia's successful Defence funded Pacific Patrol Boat program.
A related blog piece is on ASPI's The Strategist.