Australian Capital Territory


ESA (ACT): Cost of Defence – How to spend over $100 million per day


From: Thursday August 22, 2019, 6:00 pm

To: Thursday August 22, 2019, 8:00 pm

ESA (ACT): Cost of Defence – How to spend over $100 million per day  

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT invites you to a presentation from Dr Marcus Hellyer.

This event is a Professional Members only event.

Marcus is a Senior Analyst for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) focusing on Defence economics and military capability. ASPI is an independent, non-partisan think tank that produces expert and timely advice for Australia’s strategic and defence leaders.
Previously he was a senior public servant in the Department of Defence, responsible for ensuring that the government was provided with the best possible advice and recommendations on major capital investments such as the Joint Strike Fighter, Future Frigate and Future Submarine. He also developed and administered Defence’s capital investment program. Marcus has also worked in Australia’s intelligence community as a terrorism analyst. Before joining the public service, Marcus had a career as an academic historian in the United States.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 22 August, 2019
Time: 6:00pm- 8:00pm
Location: Commonwealth Club, 25 Forster Crescent Yarralumla, Canberra
Cost: Free Professional Members Only event

* A light meal and drinks will be served 







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The Commonwealth Club

25 Forster Cresent, Yarralumla ACT 2600

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