Assistant Deputy Minister (Policy)

What we do

The Assistant Deputy Minister of Policy formulates and manages all aspects of defence policy.

Specific tasks

The Assistant Deputy Minister of Policy:

  • provides advice and support in developing and executing defence policy
  • provides advice and support in dealing with Cabinet and Parliament
  • supports relations with provincial governments and other federal departments
  • fosters a pool of expertise and interest in defence and international security issues
  • manages the Military Training Assistance Program
  • manages the department’s defence and security relations with countries around the world
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