Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Minister for Defence

Senator the Hon Marise Payne

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

Minister for Defence Industry

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Defence Personnel

The Hon Dan Tehan MP Minister for Defence Materiel

Portfolio Responsibilities

  • Strategic policy
  • ADF Operations
  • International Engagement
  • Budget
  • Defence White Paper implementation
  • Force Structure
  • Development of capability requirements
  • Capability/cost tradeoff during capability life cycle
  • Intelligence and Security
  • ICT
  • Science and Technology policy and support to operations
  • Delivery of capability acquisition and sustainment projects
  • Development of Australian industry involvement during capability life cycle
  • Deliver Defence Industry agenda
  • Support and develop¬†Australian Defence Industry
  • Encourage Australian Defence Industry¬†involvement in global supply chains
  • Implementation of Naval Shipbuilding Plan
  • Centre for Defence Industry Capability
  • Defence Innovation Hub
  • Science and Technology engagement with Australian industry
  • Next Generation Technology Fund
  • Estate
  • Garrison and Personnel support
  • Estate and equipment disposals
  • Military justice
  • Honours and Awards
  • ADF Cadets
  • Reserves
  • Parliamentary exchange program