National security has been prominent in Australia’s 2022 Federal Election campaign. This document is part of a series that intends to provide a snapshot of some priorities and targets from the different political parties in the lead-up to the election.
Australia has experienced major climate-induced natural disasters and extreme weather events in recent years. This is trend is expected to continue, challenging the resilience and preparedness of the population and placing significant strain on Australian society during times of crisis. Natural disasters and extreme weather events also impact that stability and prosperity of Australia’s neighbours, especially Pacific island countries.