US and Australian strategy in the Indo-Pacific



22 November 2018


Corrs Chambers Westgarth




$10 - $20

Australia’s Shadow Minister for Defence, the Hon Richard Marles MP, delivered a public address on the role of the US-Australia alliance in an increasingly complex Indo-Pacific region.

He explored the enduring significance of the ANZUS alliance and bilateral defence relationship, as well as the implications of Washington’s National Defense Strategy and National Security Strategy for Australia’s own backyard and strategic policy choices.

The minister elaborated on his analysis, 'The Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty, National Security and ANZUS' during his public speech.


  • Hon Richard  Marles, MP
    Hon Richard Marles, MP

    Richard Marles is currently the Shadow Minister for Defence and the Federal Member for Corio. He was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Corio in November 2007. He has previously served as Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs and Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Trade and Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.

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