Go back

AIIA ACT Interview: Professor Rory Medcalf

Published 05 May 2015

An Interview with Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the National Security College, ANU

In an interconnected world, Australia’s security interests will continue to expand faster than its capabilities. Emerging challenges will join enduring ones on a crowded horizon of risk. Australia’s strategic lifelines will be caught up in a changing Indo-Pacific region, while terrorism and extremism will pose enduring risks to a society built on trust and tolerance. The Head of the National Security College at the ANU, Professor Rory Medcalf offers some assessments and policy observations about the need to respond with a more inclusive approach to Australia’s security.

Producer: Chris Farnham
Interviewer: Katherine Gordon