Brett Biddington
Brett Biddington
PhD Candidate
Field of Research: 
space, policy, international relations, security, environment
Contact details:
+61 401 890 368

off campus

To describe Australia’s space journey from the perspective of international relations theory and to discern the conditions that are necessary and sufficient for Australia, as a middle power, to make a helpful and unique contribution to the security of the space environment for the benefit of humanity.


Professor Martin Van Kranendonk




Biddington B.  Skin in the Game: Realising Australia’s National Interests in Space to 2025, Kokoda Paper Number 7, Kokoda Foundation, 2008, Canberra.

Biddington B & Sach R H. Australia’s Place in Space: Toward a National Space Policy, Kokoda Paper Number 13, Kokoda Foundation, 2010, Canberra.

Biddington B. Girt by Sea: Understanding Australia’s Maritime Domains in a Networked World, Kokoda Paper Number 20, Kokoda Foundation, 2014, Canberra.

Waters G, Biddington B & Valli C T. Building a Resilient Cyber Eco-System: National and Regional Considerations, Kokoda Paper Number 21, Institute for Regional Security, 2016, Canberra.



An Australian Perspective on Space Security, in Logsdon J M & Moltz J C (eds), Collective Security in Space: Asian Perspectives, Space Policy Institute George Washington University, USA.


India, ASATs and the Regional Balance: An Australian Perspective, in India Review, Vol 10, Number 4, Oct-Dec 2011.


Australia’s Place in Space: Historical Constraints and Future Opportunities, in Morris L & Cox K J (eds), International Cooperation for the Development of Space, Aerospace Technology Working Group, USA.


The Proposed ICoC for Outer Space: An Australian Perspective, in Rajagopalan R P & Porras D (eds), Awaiting Launch: Perspectives on the Draft ICoC For Outer space Activities, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, India.