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DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING CONTRACT EXTENDED

Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester today announced the signing of a two year extension to the Recruiting Services contract with ManpowerGroup. The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF’s) relationship with ManpowerGroup began in 2003 with the formation of the Defence Force...
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ATTACK CLASS FUTURE SUBMARINES

Australia’s new future submarines will be known as the Attack class. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the first submarine will be called HMAS Attack and will be delivered to the Navy in the early 2030s. “The Attack...
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SUBMARINES FOR AUSTRALIA

  Four senior retired naval officers, all with substantial submarine related experience, have called on the government to inject some competition into the SEA 1000 acquisition program for Australia’s future submarine. Currently the government is negotiating with the French company Naval...
F-35 arrives in Australia

AIR FORCE JOINT STRIKE FIGHTERS ARRIVE IN AUSTRALIA

    In an historic day in Australian aviation, the first two F-35A Joint Strike Fighters to be permanently based in Australia arrived at RAAF Base Williamtown.   The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Minister for Defence Industry, the...
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Committee report on ASIS use of force

    The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) today tabbed its Advisory Report on the Intelligence Services Amendment Bill 2018. The Committee supported the two main aims of the Bill which were to: enable the Minister to specify additional...
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OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL COMPANIES IN FUTURE SUBMARINE PROGRAM

Local companies are being encouraged to get involved and seek opportunities in Australia’s Future Submarine Program. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has welcomed the latest Future Submarine Program Industry Day which will be held on the 5th...
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OVER 1000 JOBS SUPPORTED IN LANDING HELICOPTER DOCK AND LANDING CRAFT SUSTAINMENT AGREEMENT

Naval Ship Management will partner with the Australian Defence Force to sustain and support Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD) and LHD Landing Crafts (LLCs) over the long term under a historic new agreement. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP...
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Report on PFAS management delivered

    The Chair of the PFAS Sub-Committee of the Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, Mr Andrew Laming MP, has tabled the report on the Committee’s inquiry into management of PFAS contamination in and around Defence...
Cyber Security Centre Opens in Adelaide

NEW CYBER SECURITY CENTRE OPENS IN ADELAIDE

Australians will be better protected from malicious cyber incidents with the official opening of the Commonwealth Government’s Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) in Adelaide, South Australia. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, officially opened the Centre and welcomed...
South Australia’s Defence Innovation Partnership’s Collaborative Research Fund program.

Defence Innovation Partnership to boost defence research in South Australia

South Australian researchers have secured nearly $695,000 in funding from the Defence Innovation Partnership to collaborate on cutting-edge defence research projects. Five research projects, aimed at enhancing the next-generation Australian Defence Force across key priority areas are being funded through the second...

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