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David Beaumont


Colonel David Beaumont is currently the Director of the Australian Army Research Centre.

A logistician by background, he recently Commander the Army School of Logistics Operations and has seen operational Service in Joint and Army logistics roles. He is a graduate of the University of New South Wales (Master of Business) and the Australian National University (Master of Arts (Research)) through the Australian Command and Staff Course. He is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy through the Australian National University; in this research he is examining the effectiveness of the ADF’s approach to leveraging civilian resources for preparedness and operations.


Title Date Published
Australia, expeditionary warfare and maritime strategy 19 Aug 2015
The case for an Army logistic narrative 12 Nov 2015
The uncertain road to becoming 'expeditionary': Conceiving the deployable Army of the future 5 Sep 2016
The uncertain road to becoming 'expeditionary': Reasserting Army’s expeditionary credentials 8 Sep 2016
Logistics and the dispersed battlefield: Reframing the discussion 24 Nov 2016
The Commander, the control of logistics, and the false debate on centralisation: Responding to the needs of the modern battlefield 24 Nov 2016
Logistics and the art of prioritisation 24 Dec 2016
Transforming Army Logistics: Realising the sustainable joint land force 9 Dec 2019
Transforming Australian Army Logistics to Sustain the Joint Land Force 11 Dec 2019
Expeditionary warfare and military operations under a maritime strategy 20 Dec 2019
Pulling Forward the Future - Welcome to the Land Power Forum 2020 21 Feb 2020
An uncertain and dangerous decade: Preparing the Army for the next ten years 24 Jul 2020
Introducing ‘An uncertain and dangerous decade – preparing the Army for the next ten years’ 24 Jul 2020
The Latest Australian Army Journal Now Available 11 Aug 2020
The Future is the Present - Welcome to the Land Power Forum for 2021 16 Feb 2021
FLW Academic Open Day 18 Jun 2021
Designing the Future: Thinking About Joint Operations 26 Jul 2021
Future Land Warfare Collection 2021: The Debris of an Organisation 2 Aug 2021
Welcome to the Land Power Forum for 2022 1 Feb 2022