Blue Security

The Blue Security Program engages with and facilitates high quality research on issues of critical maritime security across the Indo-Pacific.

Blue Security Consortium

Bringing together leading regional experts in politics, international law and strategic studies, Blue Security focuses on three key pillars of maritime security: order, law and power.

Blue Security is a collaboration between La Trobe Asia, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI), University of New South Wales Canberra (ADFA), University of Western Australia’s Defence and Security Institute (DSI), United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and the Asia-Pacific Development, Diplomacy & Defence Dialogue (AP4D). It produces working papers, commentaries, and scholarly publications related to maritime security for audiences across the Indo-Pacific.

Blue Security receives funding support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia.

We had a very informative discussion, sharing views on maritime security and much more, with the Institute for Defence International Relations this morning in Hanoi. – Prof. Ian Hall, Griffith University

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Blue Security publications

Regular publications include A maritime affair series, Beyond the South China Sea and Assessing southeast Asia's maritime governance capacity.

2024 Blue Security fellowships

The Blue Security consortium is seeking expression of interest forms for early career scholars for the 2024 Fellowship Program.

Meet our team

Blue Security Consortium
Blue Security Team
Publications since 2022
Ind-Pacific countries represented
International fellows supported

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