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Drowned by Politics: Australia's Challenges in Managing its Maritime Domain

Woolner, Derek


The idea of maritime border protection has been prominent in recent Australian political discourse because of its coincidence with asylum seekers arriving at Australian territories by boat. Yet this construct is misleading. There is no maritime ―border‖ and asylum boats, although the current challenge are not necessarily the most difficult problem faced in managing Australia's maritime domain. This task is shaped by the geographic, legislative and administrative environment, which governs...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Security Challenges


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