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Why climate change is Australia's greatest national security issue

By Clive Williams
Updated April 23 2018 - 1:18pm, first published September 18 2015 - 6:02am

I recently gave my "National Security and Counterterrorism" Masters students a syndicate exercise at the end of their course requiring them to prioritise the most serious threats to Australia's national security (with national security being defined as safeguarding the "wellbeing" rather than "survival" of Australia – "survival" being more relevant to the Cold War era).

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