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Australia to look at strategic review before deciding LAND 400 Phase 3 vehicle tender

The Australian government announced on Friday (25 November) that it will consider the findings of the Defence Strategic Review before deciding on the tender for the LAND 400 Phase 3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle project. The review will make recommendations on...
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US, Australia wrap up policy dialogue

The Governments of the United States and Australia held their annual Strategic Policy Dialogue (SPD) on November 21–22 in Canberra. The SPD, established in 2019, is a forum for Australia and the United States to deepen collaboration to address...
Intelligence and Security Committee endorses criminal listing of eight terrorist organisations

Defence, Reeves Icon and Hall sign Solomon Islands deal

Defence and the joint venture Reeves Icon and Hall have signed a contract to deliver major infrastructure works with the Solomon Islands Government, helping to support a secure and resilient region.The joint venture includes construction of the environmentally sustainable...

Australian deputy PM visiting Cambodia and Vietnam

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles is on the road visiting counterparts in Cambodia and Vietnam from 22-25 November. On the back of successful Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summits attended by Prime Minister Albanese...

Four nations join in Exercise Malabar 22

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) joined key regional partners India, Japan and the United States for Exercise Malabar 22 off the east coast of Japan. This year marked the 26th iteration of the Malabar series of exercises, and the...

ADF and Indonesia complete disaster aid training

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) have completed an annual joint command post exercise focused on the planning and execution of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations. Exercise NUSA BHAKTI AUSINDO 22 (NBA22)...

Pacific security leaders wrap up meeting

Pacific security leaders from 25 countries have visited Nadi, Fiji for the fourth Joint Heads of Pacific Security (JHOPS) meeting to share ideas and discuss regional solutions to common security challenges. More than 70 leaders, from defence, police, customs,...
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Western Australia government launches defence workforce plan

The Western Australia government has unveiled its blueprint to build a strong and sustainable local defence industry, including analysis, planning, and investment to support the sector’s workforce and diversify Western Australia’s economy. The Western Australian Defence Industry Workforce Development...
Capstone Plenary Panel RADM Matt Buckley CSC RAN, RADM Tim Hodgson CB MBE RN, RDML Richard Seif USN and CDRE Tom Phillips RAN - Nic Douglass for SIA

Submarine “evangelists” debate nuclear-powered submarines

The 11th Biennial Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) Conference: Nuclear Powered Submarines - Challenges & Opportunities, which concluded on 9 November, provided a forum for debate across public sector, defence, industry and academia. The SIA president, Michael Fitzgerald, concluded the...
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REMEMBERING ALL THOSE WHO SERVE

 Each year, on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, we pause for Remembrance Day to honour and commemorate all Australians who have served our nation in war, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.In particular, we remember...

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