Innovation and Adaptation

The 2018 Lavarack Papers

By Jess Ward May 16, 2019

The Lavarack Papers have historically been a table top book compiling the best essays and papers written by Officers and Warrant Officers from across the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR). This year, the papers were taken in a new direction with multimedia submissions also being considered. The theme of the papers is 'Combined arms in the future combat brigade'. 
Jessica Ward, an Officer within 3 RAR, organised a podcast discussion with her peers from different corps to discuss their views on what their corps would look like in the year 2030 and how they envisage their corps contributing to the combined arms effect of the combat brigade.
A special tanks to the following contributors:
Trent Lamb - RAAC
Wade Higgins - RAA
Rheanna Vherlow - RAE
Jacob Marshall - RA Sigs
Aaron Garnham - AustInt
Rob Roman - RAAOC
Jess Ward - RAEME



Jess Ward

Jessica Ward is a RAEME captain currently posted as the Adjutant of 3rd Command Signal Regiment. Jess has experience in command, instructing and operations. In her spare time, Jess runs a blog called 'The Junior Officer's Book Shelf' where she reviews command and leadership books.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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