10 August 2005
Your Defence Dollar: The 2005-06 Defence Budget
By Mark Thomson
This year's federal budget was about laying the foundations for sustained prosperity in the Australia in the face of an ageing population. So, more than ever, its important that every defence dollar is spent to best effect. With this in mind, this report, prepared by Mark Thomson, aims to inform discussion and scrutiny of the Defence budget and the policy choices it entails.