Defence sales catalogue applications now being accepted

Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price is encouraging Australian defence industry businesses to lodge their applications for the 2022 Australian Defence Sales Catalogue. Now in its sixth edition, the catalogue – which helps promote Australian defence industry companies and...

Review of Defence supply chain to push new opportunities

A long-standing Defence program that identifies opportunities for Australian companies in the international supply chains of eight multinational Defence companies will be the subject of an independent review starting later this month. The examination of the Global Supply Chain...

OPINION: Why is there such a sense of paranoia at Russell Hill?

(Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the Canberra Times on 12 July and is reproduced with permission.) By Nicholas Stuart - Canberra This is a story about a clever private, controlling minister, and cowed bureaucracy. However, let's begin with the...

RAAF conducts memorial for WWII aviators

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has conducted a memorial service for the families of the 10 crew members of RAAF No. 11 Squadron Catalina A24-50 who perished on a war-time mission 78 years ago. In honour of the...

Defence Innovation Hub awards new contracts

The Australian government's investment in innovative Australian defence industry businesses has soared past $300 million. The major milestone for the Defence Innovation Hub comes with the announcement today of 10 new contracts worth almost $20 million for defence industry, taking...

Talisman Sabre has officially begun; forces conduct live fire

Australia’s largest bilateral exercise with the United States (US), Exercise Talisman Sabre, has officially commenced for 2021. Commander of the Australian Defence Force’s Deployable Joint Force Headquarters, Major General Jake Ellwood, said the high-end war fighting exercise was designed...

Soldier On supports royal commission on veteran suicide

Soldier On welcomes the formal establishment of a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide and acknowledges the firm action taken by the Australian government in addressing this issue. Soldier On’s primary consideration during this process lies with ensuring...

French Air Force buys another nine PC-21s

In 2017 the Armée de l'Air et de l'Espace purchased 17 PC-21s and has successfully trained its future military pilots on the world’s most modern training system since then. The Air Force has now ordered a further nine PC-21s...

New contracts awarded by Defence Innovation Hub

The Australian government’s investment in innovative Australian defence industry businesses has soared past A$300 million. The major milestone for the Defence Innovation Hub comes with the announcement of 10 new contracts worth almost A$20 million for defence industry, taking...

Australia sending another medical team to Fiji

Australia continues to work closely with the government of Fiji to support its response to the escalating COVID-19 crisis and protect the health and security of close friends and neighbours, according to a joint statement from Minister for Foreign...

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