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Thu, 18 May


Blamey Theatre, ADC Weston Creek, ACT

USI-ACT May Speaker and Meet our Patron

LT GEN Peter Leahy AC has recently accepted the appointment as Patron of the USI-ACT. A former Chief of Army and now a distinguished Professor at UC, he is and ongoing contributor to the National Security discussion and he has agreed to address the membership as our May Speaker.

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USI-ACT May Speaker and Meet our Patron
USI-ACT May Speaker and Meet our Patron

Time & Location

18 May 2023, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Blamey Theatre, ADC Weston Creek, ACT, Kirkpatrick St, Weston ACT 2611, Australia

About the event

LT GEN Leahy will be in the ADC Mess at 5:30 pm to meet the members prior to his presentation.   Please take this opportunity to meet our new Patron and mix with other members.   

Since retiring from his role as Chief of Army, LT GEN Leahy was the foudation Director of the University of Canberra National Security Institute and has established a distinguished reputation as an Academic, and occasionally contributes to the national commentary on Defence and National Security.  

LT GEN Leahy has titled his presentation "The Battle for Australia" - and given that this presentation follows shortly after release of the Defence Strategic Review and the Budget, this promises to be a salient and important opportunity to examine some of the most consequential National Security and Defence Policy decisions in recent history.   

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