The iconic Australian War Memorial’s mosaic from the Hall of Memory will soon circulate in coloured $2 coins unveiled by Defence Minister Marise Payne and Small Business Minister Michael McCormack today.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne will visit Japan on 19 and 20 April to advance Australia’s relationship with our closest strategic partner in Asia and one of our most important economic partners.
In a collaborative project with Australian industry, the Royal Australian Navy is extending its use of simulation in training to ensure future electronic warfare sailors are equipped with the most advanced skills to successfully fight at sea.
Magill-based Supashock will receive a $468,887 commercialisation grant under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to develop its dynamic suspension technology for armoured and protected defence vehicles produced by a major German manufacturer.
The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, welcomed the announcement from the world’s largest aerospace company, The Boeing Company, that it is expanding its defence presence in South Australia.
The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, today announced the creation of the Minister for Defence Visiting Fellowship in Women, Peace and Security at UNSW Canberra, located at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, travelled to Canada this week to further strengthen the Australia-Canada defence industry relationship and promote Australian defence export opportunities, particularly highlighting the strengths of home grown innovations such as the CEA radar.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, will travel to Canada and the United States from 2–7 April to meet with senior defence officials and industry representatives to highlight the continuing strength of Australia’s innovative defence industry.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC) would work with Defence to develop and enhance Australian industry capabilities in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Minister Pyne MP, today announced seven Naval Shipbuilding Industry briefings would be held across regional Australia.
Minister Pyne said these briefings would provide regional Australians with an opportunity to learn more about the Government’s $89 billion national shipbuilding endeavour.
The Government today received the National Mental Health Commission’s (NMHC) review of suicide and self-harm services for veterans and members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Dan Tehan and Minister for Health Greg Hunt acknowledged receipt of the review.
Minister for Defence Personnel Dan Tehan today announced a $23 million infrastructure project to benefit Queensland, New South Wales and Northern Territory had been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works.
Applications have opened for the 2018 Australian Defence Force (ADF) Gap Year program.
Minister for Defence Personnel Dan Tehan said the program offered young Australians an exciting opportunity to earn a good wage, gain valuable skills and receive subsidised accommodation and meals as well as full medical and dental cover.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced a multi-million dollar contract with Rockwell Collins Australia to supply three Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) simulators and associated operator and maintenance support to Defence.