Former Deputy Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force, John Blackburn, is the Chair of the Institute for Integrated Economic Research-Australia and also a consultant in the field of defence and national security. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW, the Institute For Regional Security, the Sir Richard Williams Foundation and the Australian Institute of Energy. He has extensive experience across the fields of strategy, policy, planning, operational command, capability development and material acquisition. He has written on national resilience and preparedness, energy security, economic security, cyber security, defence logistics, defence white papers and fuel security.
We will work to reframe the climate debate and make climate an immediate security priority.