Recently we have seen a focus on the thought of nuclear weapons as Donald Trump has made his interest in them quite public.
While we continue to detest the use of them, Australians themselves are reliant on them as use of deterrence with the United States for our defence.
With Australia being a lead player in the efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons, how can we stand against it while we rely on them so heavily?
Dimity Hawkins, a PhD candidate at Swinburne University of Technology discussed this topic with presenter Sam Baran.
Producer: Jack Smith