Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert reviewed a presentation by a group of Australian Defence Force men and women as part of the Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills (ARRTS) program.
I will visit Singapore from 28-31 May 2015 with the Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, to attend the 14th annual Shangri-La Dialogue. This is my first visit to Singapore as Defence Minister.
Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, was joined today by the Federal Member for Bennelong, Mr John Alexander, in opening Defence's newest housing precinct for military personnel and their families.
The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians. The first responsibility of Government is to keep our people safe in an uncertain world.
Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who served with the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR) in Vietnam 50 years ago have been recognised with the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation (CGWP).
Construction of the New Air Combat Capability Facilities at RAAF Base Williamtown has commenced.
The new facilities will support the introduction, operation and deployment of the F-35A Lightning II - Joint Strike Fighter.
Thank you to the Worimi (Wo-rim-i) Indigenous representatives for the traditional welcoming ceremony.
I would like to acknowledge the hard work and attendance of Defence staff, in particular the members associated with planning the project: