The Weekend Australian reports that Australia’s most senior defence industry players have warned that US controls on sharing defence technology will be the biggest obstacle to the success of the AUKUS partnership, and that the need for urgent reform is poorly understood by the US Congress or sections of the US government. The article covers topics discussed at roundtables convened by the US Studies Centre at which dozens of defence industry representatives urged “decisive action” on US export controls, which treat top-tier US allies such as Australia in the same way as lesser strategic partners.