The boundaries of rule-based order and global norms are being tested everywhere. What threatens the stability and prosperity of Australia? And how do other countries structure their response to similar contemporary threats?
RAND Australia defence research covers a wide range of topics for policy makers in Australia and beyond. The RAND Corporation has long been recognized for its contributions to defence policy, and RAND Australia advances this tradition with expertise and coverage of key defence issues such as international alliances, military spending, naval warfare, and submarine engineering and design.
RAND Australia's programme of research on national security issues is growing, and is intended to help decisionmakers better understand and develop policies related to border security, domestic intelligence, cybercrime, and other issues of importance.
Health and Social Wellbeing
RAND Australia's health and social wellbeing research has been developed through multidisciplinary teams with backgrounds in evaluation and performance management, research evaluation, science policy, international health care, and public health systems and policy.
Education and Labour
RAND Australia acknowledges the challenges that the country faces in delivering education that impacts employment and economic growth. We provide research and analysis that informs policy and decisionmaking relating to access to and quality in higher education, workforce development, and innovation in education.