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The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies - Australia (RUSIDSS-A) aims to provide and promote a professional and balanced informed debate to improve public awareness and understanding of defence and national security.
The Institute is grateful to receive funding and other valued support from the Department of Defence in this mission. We also receive financial support from our National Sponsor Rolls-Royce.
RUSIDSS-A is a federation of independently constituted state and territory chapters, headquartered in Canberra, ACT. It is a non-profit organisation registered with the ACNC and is a Company limited by Guarantee managed by ACNC and ASIC. It provides educational, research and related services through its library services, website, journals and periodicals, regular presentations, conferences and seminars and visits to military installations. It has a long tradition of serving the community by promoting a better understanding of defence and national security. This includes an understanding of Australian defence strategy, contemporary and historic conflict, developments in military science and technology and all aspects of defence and security as they relate to Australia now and into the future. It has several thousand members in all states and the ACT and include serving and retired members of the Australian Defence Force and other interested in defence and national security.
RUSIDSS-A State Members and Directors at the Annual General Meeting 2018