Minister Pyne today launched Varley Rafael Australia (VRA), a joint venture between Australian company Varley and global defence company Rafael, in a great mark of confidence in Australia’s defence industry.
There has been a boost in the confidence for Australian businesses to reach for opportunities in foreign defence markets following the strong commitment and support from the Turnbull Government towards Australia’s defence industry.
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)
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.
Joint media release
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