Tag: Australia

  • Defusing the tension

    Better links could help tackle other maritime issues. Closer naval links ‘can tackle South China Sea tensions’ By Richard Wood Strengthening Australia’s maritime cooperation with Indonesia would help both countries […]

  • Australia tightens borders

    Australia has reinforced the security of its maritime borders with expanded aerial surveillance and on-water patrols. Australia reinforces maritime border security These additional capabilities further secure all of the maritime […]

  • PNG boat boost

    New arrivals are timely, following recent incidents at sea. Australia Donates Port Boats to PNG Customs Service The Australian Border Force (ABF) and Department of Home Affairs has gifted three […]

  • PNG drug boat found

    Villagers on tiny Budibudi ­Island make the find. Mysteries afloat as police intercept booby-trapped cocaine boat By DAVID MURRAY A booby-trapped boat linked to $50 million worth of cocaine that […]

  • Aus, NZ to monitor NK

    Ensuring the sanctions stick. Australia, New Zealand to deploy MPAs to monitor North Korean vessels Gabriel Dominguez The governments of Australia and New Zealand announced on 7 September that they […]

  • Bay of Bengal focus

    No news about the Bay for months, then suddenly, it’s everyone’s focus. Japan is back in the Bay of Bengal BY David Brewster The eastern Indian Ocean has become contested […]

  • New Aus Security Center

    Move will strengthen domain awareness. Australia Announces New Pacific Security Center Australia has announced the establishment of a Pacific Fusion Center to strengthen the ability of Pacific governments to enforce […]

  • Kakadu kicks off

    Australia’s largest maritime exercise kicked off on Sunday in participation of navies from 27 countries. Australia’s largest maritime drill kicks off Australia’s largest maritime exercise kicked off on Sunday in participation […]

  • New drones for Australia

    Tritons can fly further and higher. Australia invests in unmanned spy drones to fly over South China Sea (CNN) — Australia is spending billions on unmanned American spy drones that […]

  • No Malabar for Aus

    What does India’s decision mean for the Quad? India Keeps Australia out of the Malabar Exercise — Again By Asha Sundaramurthy In the aftermath of Indian Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi’s visit […]