The Research Network for a Secure Australia (RNSA) is a multi-disciplinary collaboration established to strengthen Australia's research capacity to enhance the protection from natural and man-made hazards.
The RNSA received Australian Research Council (ARC) funding in 2005. Although ARC funding finished in 2011, RNSA is continuing as an effective communication network.
The core function of the RNSA is to bring together academics, industry and government to identify potentially useful research and innovation, and research priorities.
The RNSA seeks to foster the development of collaborative projects between researchers and the security community.
The RNSA has over 600 members.
The National Security Researchers Directory, sponsored by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, is a consolidated listing of Australian research experts, PhD students, and sources of expertise in key areas of national security.
It will enable policy makers, practitioners and researchers in government and industry to rapidly identify leading edge researchers of relevance.
The Directory was launched on 23 September 2010 by the Deputy National Security Adviser.
RNSA Network Convenor c/o
Dept. of Infrastructure Engineering
The University of Melbourne,
Tel: 03 8344 7244
Fax: 03 8344 4616