Australia’s national security will be strengthened following the Government’s release of updated National Security Science and Technology Priorities.
The National Security Science and Technology Priorities Update identifies six priority areas:
The major strategic review of Defence that our Government unveiled in July was always going to mean that – in terms of headline-grabbing announcements at least – Defence was not going to be front and centre on Federal Budget day.
The new Satellite Ground Station near Geraldton, Western Australia is now operational, marking an important milestone in the Morrison Government’s commitment to building Australia’s sovereign satellite capability.
The Royal Australian Navy has completed its largest deployment of the year, with all of the Task Group ships returning home after three months of engagement with regional partners across Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
The Morrison Government remains committed to keeping Australians safe, while protecting the nation’s interests as part of Australia’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan, in a rapidly changing global environment.
Partners of Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic will be better supported through changes to the Defence Partner Employment Assistance Program (PEAP).
The next step has been taken in the Federal Government’s efforts to combat suicide in veterans and serving members of the Australian Defence Force with the appointment of the interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention.
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Welcome all to the Defence Teaming Centre’s Defence Industry Virtual Summit.
I would like to thank Audra and her team at DTC for hosting this event to discuss our sovereign industry capability.
It’s a great pleasure to be here.