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Strategic Flashlight events

Launched in 2009, the Strategic Flashlight research seminar and policy workshop series is Perth’s premium strategy forum.Our events are hosted across Australia and cover topical and current political events and foreign policy with a focus on Australia’s involvement in the international realm.

Strategic Flashlight topics include, but are not limited to; Australian national security and defence, Australian foreign policy. area analysis (East Asia, South Asia, West Asia and beyond), war and conflict, terrorism and counter-terrorism, maritime security, energy security, environmental security, regionalism. Please note that Chatham House rules may apply.


2016 events

Defence White Paper 2016: What's on the Horizon?

Date: 06/04/2016
Location: Perth
Professor Stephen Smith, Professor of International Law at University of Western Australia, Former Minister for Defence, Minister for Foreign Affair and Minister for Trade.
Commodore Peter Lockwood, DSC, CSC, RANR, Senior Defence Officer in Western Australia, Department of Defence.
Major General (retd) John Hartley, Institute Director, Future Directions International.
Mr Gavin Briggs, Lecturer of International Relations and National Security at Curtin University

2015 events

View the list of 2015 events.