The Defence Advisory Forum, announced by Minister Papalia, will advise and support the state government on defence industry capability and business development and investment issues including workforce, skills, research and infrastructure requirements. Chaired by WA defence advocate Rear Admiral (Ret'd) Raydon Gates, AO, CSM, the forum includes representatives from key industry and defence sector stakeholders, including:
Australian Industry and Defence Network;
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA);
Australian Industry Group;
Construction Contractors Association;
Centre for Defence Industry Capability; and
Each of the four WA public universities.
Canberra company receives funding for defence cyber solutions
The Australian Defence Forces awarded Canberra-based Penten Services a $2.2 million contract to improve the Australian Army’s cyber capabilities.
Establishing a second ‘Fortress of the Pacific’ – Developing Darwin
Darwin has long served as one of Australia’s key staging points for launching operations into south-east Asia and the broader Indo-Pacific.
Australian businesses to build Hunter Class frigate prototyping blocks
There are some excellent Australian organisations that are providing help to Australian manufacturers to transform into a more digital future...
Perfectly positioned to take advantage of export opportunities: Hanwha Defense Australia
Hanwha Defence Australia has laid down the challenge to its LAND 400 Phase 3 competitors with a focus on taking advantage of Australia's location..
Contract signed for new Air Defence System
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, today announced the signing of an acquisition contract between Defence and Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd...
AVALON 2021 airshow dates announced
The dates for the next iteration of the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition has officially been set.