Over the period 6-10 September, I will be visiting a number of Defence establishments across the Northern Territory, engaging with local industry and observing the Australian Army’s annual bilateral exercise with the US Marines, Exercise Koolendong.
Small-to-medium businesses will be able to apply for grants of up to half a million dollars from today after Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price launched the Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry (SADI) Grants program.
The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia’s national security with Navy’s Hobart Class destroyers set to undergo an Aegis combat system upgrade which will increase the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) air and missile defence capability.
Australia is providing a package of up to $2 million of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) including gloves, gowns, masks and thermometers to the Indonesian military (TNI) as part of the existing Defence Cooperation Program and funding.
Current and former members of the Royal Australian Navy and the United States Navy gathered in Albany, Western Australia today to remember submariners who lost their lives during World War II operations out of the port city.
LEGISLATION introduced today by the Attorney-General is a significant step forward in the establishment of the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention — a powerful new independent and enduring body focused on understanding and addressing the risk factors of defence force