Australia's trade in arms: MAPW paper 6, Michelle Fahy, October 2012 (printer version)

No 6 in MAPW's War and Militarism series, this paper, written by researcher and writer Michelle Fahy, looks at Australia's arms export industry, the lack of transparency and information on this significant trade, and the need for international regulation. The paper notes the growth of this industry since its privatisation in the 1980s, and asks whether a privatised arms industry dominated by multinational corporations can be compatible with promoting 's peace and security for Australia.

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