New hotline for GPs working with vets

General Practitioners (GPs) across Australia now have access to a new 24/7 hotline to assist them in supporting the health and wellbeing of veterans. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester said the Veteran Mental Health GP Assistance Hotline forms part of...

APDR News in Brief 3 August 2020

Kleos Space details Q2 ops: Kleos Space, a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service company, provides the following update for the quarter ending 30 June 2020. The company’s US subsidiary was awarded a contract to initialise and prepare the Application...

ADF expands Victoria COVID-19 response

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has expanded its support to Victoria’s COVID-19 response, with around 1,400 personnel deployed in Victoria at the request of State authorities. The ADF’s current tasks include: Around 300 ADF personnel providing support to the Department...

APDR News in Brief 30 July 2020

Veterans’ Affairs works on new housing standards for vets: Improving understanding of veteran homelessness among housing providers will be the focus of a new set of industry standards, training materials and a toolkit being developed by the Department of...

OPINION: Government can do better for Australian industries in naval acquisitions

As a result of the release of the 2020 Defence Strategic Update and the 2020 Force Structure Plan which together outline a new strategy for Defence and the capability investments to deliver it, the Prime Minister has announced a...

UPDATED: AUSMIN talks conclude with Australia saying it charts its own course

(Updates with information on global health statement and transcripts of final press conference and Marise Payne interview.) The annual AUSMIN talks between the United States and Australia wrapped up on Tuesday with the two allies reaffirming their close ties but...

RAN seeking ‘cryptologic linguists’

Over the next 12 months, Australia’s Department of Defence is seeking to recruit 40 women and men into the Cryptologic Linguist role. Director Navy Recruiting and Entries, Commander Lucinda Casey hopes the campaign raises awareness of the unique role. “The...

Ministers headed to Washington for AUSMIN confab

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds will travel to Washington for the Australia-US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2020 session, the two announced Saturday (25 July). AUSMIN has long served as the annual, principal forum...

ONR funds research into predicting ‘future intent’

Australia’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global is funding research by the University of New South Wales in Sydney to determine future intent prediction, which the ONR calls crucial in real‐life scenarios, where anticipatory response is required such as...
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Defence seeking new recruiting partner for ADF

Defence is seeking an industry partner to assist with recruiting, growing and reshaping the future Australian Defence Force (ADF) workforce from Financial Year 2023/24 onwards. Defence Force Recruiting is currently managed from its headquarters in Canberra and has a...

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