The outstanding service of Royal Australian Navy’s Helicopter Flight Vietnam (RANHFV) was today recognised with the presentation of the Unit Citation for Gallantry at a ceremony conducted by the Governor-General of Australia, his Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC (Retd) and former Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett
Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester today announced that, following a competitive tender process, One Tree Community Services has been selected as a new contract provider for the Defence Childcare Program.
Australian companies are showing a high level of enthusiasm to be part of the Future Submarine Program.
The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said more than one thousand local businesses have formally registered their interest.
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Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MPMinister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise PayneMinister for Revenue and Financial Services, Minister For Women, The Hon Kelly O’dwyer
Defence is inviting research proposals from industry and universities to enhance the cyber capabilities of the Australian Defence Force.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said Australia must respond urgently to cyber threats which are becoming widespread and persistent.
In a moving ceremony, Navy’s second Air Warfare Destroyer, Brisbane, has officially been handed over to Defence.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, attended the acceptance ceremony at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide.
The partial remains of Private Thomas Hurdis had been re-interred with his substantive remains at the Mont Huon Military Cemetery in Le Treport, France, Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester said.
Nine Australian World War I soldiers identified by the 2018 Fromelles Project Identification Board have had their new, named headstones unveiled at the Battle of Fromelles Commemoration and Headstone Rededication Ceremony on the 102nd anniversary of the battle, Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester said.
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We will join British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, and the Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP on 19 -20 July for the annual Australia-UK Ministerial Consultations (AUKMIN).