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Defence policy and analysis
Evidence-based analysis and advice
Our advice is based on an in-depth knowledge of the defence sector – from shipbuilding to supporting innovation in the sector – and a comprehensive understanding of the nation’s dynamic policy and regulatory environment.
Defence is currently implementing the recommendations from the First Principles Review (FPR). Outcomes from FPR found concerns with the quality of advice provided to decision makers, identifying a lack of enterprise level consideration of spending priorities across the whole of Defence. The result was an inconsistent process for assessing investment proposals.
Our strength is in delivering evidence-based analysis and advice that resonates with audiences and shapes decision-making. Our advice is based on an in-depth knowledge of the defence sector – from shipbuilding to supporting innovation – and a comprehensive understanding of the nation’s dynamic policy and regulatory environment.
Offering analytical and modelling capability that is respected and trusted by government, underpinned by leading-edge frameworks and techniques, and delivered in a tailored, purpose-built fashion.
Our capabilities span economic, econometric and behavioral modelling, optimal funding model design, policy review and analysis, demand forecasting, dynamic sectoral models, program and policy evaluation, commercial advisory and primary research.
We offer hands-on expertise, ensuring our analysis is tailored to the unique circumstances of each assignment and geared towards transferring knowledge to our clients. We aim not just to meet, but to exceed your expectations.
Deloitte Access Economics has advised both State and Commonwealth governments on a number of key issues in the defence sector over recent years. Some recent examples are provided below.
Deloitte Access Economics supported the White Paper team in understanding the broader economic impact of key policy decisions.
We have worked with the NSW government to understand the value of NSW industry to supporting a healthy and innovative input to Defence capability.
The vast majority of our defence practice work involves policy advice to government that is not publicly released.
Defence White Paper 2016
A quick glance
The Defence White Paper provides an outline of Australia’s Government’s strategic judgements regarding risks and opportunities within the international stage. The 2016 White Paper outlines additional spending over the next 10 years with the objective to protect and defend our people as well as our national and global security interests.