About Cam Hawker

Cam Hawker is a PhD candidate at UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy where he also works as a government relations adviser. Cam was previously a Defence adviser to the Coalition government.


Travels with Des Ball


Professor Desmond John Ball 20 May 1947–12 October 2016 Professor Des Ball had a profound influence on many of his students, as Cam Hawker recounts. Like many of his students, I first encountered Des in his books, namely A Suitable Piece of Real Estate, which dealt with joint Australian–American intelligence facilities, a subject which he […]