The Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC) is ten years old in 2018. The ACMC was originally established by the National Security Committee of Cabinet as the ‘Australian Civil-Military Centre of Excellence’, opening in November 2008.
Dr Alan Ryan, Executive Director of the Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC), will be presenting at this year’s NZDIA Annual Forum. In this interview, he sheds some light on the work of the ACMC and the evolving challenges facing civil-military collaboration.
In expelling Islamic State-affiliated insurgents and reclaiming the city of Marawi, the Armed Forces of the Philippines ensured a problem of months did not metastasise into a problem of decades. But what are the prospects for rebuilding its people, communities and institutions?
The CMPIW is a one-week residential workshop designed and delivered by ACMC to support the development of effective civil-military-policing capabilities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to conflicts and disasters overseas.