ALISON BROINOWSKI, AM is an Australian former diplomat, academic and author. Her books and articles concern Australia’s interactions with the world. She is President of Australians for War Powers Reform.

DR SCOTT BURCHILL is Honorary Fellow at Deakin University. He is the author of The National Interest in International Relations Theory (Palgrave Macmillan 2005), Misunderstanding International Relations (Palgrave Macmillan 2020). He has also taught at Monash University, University of Melbourne and University of Tasmania, and is a regular commentator on ABC Radio and TV.

MICHELLE FAHY is an independent writer and researcher, specialising in the examination of connections between the weapons industry and government, and has written in various independent publications. She is on twitter @FahyMichelle, and on Substack at UndueInfluence.substack.com

NICKY HAGER is an investigative reporter and author of seven books. He has written widely on New Zealand and allied intelligence operations, including two books. His latest book, Hit & Run, on civilian casualties during an NZSAS raid in Afghanistan, led to a major government inquiry.

SEAN JOHNSON is a former Liberal ministerial adviser and public affairs consultant, and is the founder of Open Politics, an online resource providing increased public scrutiny of the private interests of Australian federal politicians.

SCOTT LUDLAM is a writer, activist and former Australian Greens Senator. His latest book is Full Circle: A search for the world that comes next.

PHIL MILLER is a journalist and author. He is Declassified UK’s chief reporter, and is the author of Keenie Meenie: The British Mercenaries Who Got Away With War Crimes. Follow him on Twitter at @pmillerinfo 

FELICITY RUBY is a PhD candidate at Sydney University undertaking research on surveillance and democracy. She is the co-editor of A Secret Australia: Revealed by the WikiLeaks exposés.

KELLIE TRANTER is a lawyer, researcher, and human rights advocate. She tweets from @KellieTranter

PETER CRONAU is an award-winning investigative journalist, writer, and film-maker. His documentaries have appeared on ABC TV’s Four Corners and Radio National’s Background Briefing. He is an editor and cofounder of DECLASSIFIED AUSTRALIA.

ANTONY LOEWENSTEIN is an independent journalist, author and film-maker who has written for the Guardian, New York Times and many others. He is an editor and cofounder of DECLASSIFIED AUSTRALIA.