Abstract: Australia's Labor Opposition's continuous call for the establishment of a Department for Homeland Security is against a global backdrop of increasing concern about terrorism and national security. The government should accept that every element of the struggle is a national responsibility, and accept that it is the Commonwealth's duty to ensure that all states and other agencies involved are properly empowered and resourced to do the job.
To cite this article: Beazley, Kim C. A Nation Unprepared - Australia in the Fourth Year of a Long War [online]. Sydney Papers, The, Vol. 17, No. 3/4, Winter/Spring 2005: 114-127.
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