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ASSISTANT MINISTER REINFORCES CLOSE DEFENCE RELATIONSHIP WITH SINGAPORE

ASSISTANT MINISTER REINFORCES CLOSE DEFENCE RELATIONSHIP WITH SINGAPORE Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, today met with the Singapore High Commissioner, Kwok Fook Seng, to discuss the ongoing and close defence relationship between Australia and Singapore. Both countries...

Australia and United States first countries to use Cooperative Engagement Capability between Navies

Australia and United States first countries to use Cooperative Engagement Capability between Navies In a first for our respective navies, HMAS Hobart has successfully tested a communications capability, proving her ability to share sensor information and real-time combat system data...
Andrew Hastie MP

Committee report on ASIS use of force

  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: ...
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OVER 1000 JOBS SUPPORTED IN LANDING HELICOPTER DOCK AND LANDING CRAFT SUSTAINMENT AGREEMENT

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...
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester

APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE VETERANS’ REVIEW BOARD

APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO THE VETERANS’ REVIEW BOARD MEMBERS of the Veterans' Review Board (VRB) have been appointed by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret'd), the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester announced...
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STEEL RAISED AT OSBORNE SOUTH SHIPYARD

STEEL RAISED AT OSBORNE SOUTH SHIPYARD The new landscape of the Osborne Naval Shipyard is taking shape with steel now being raised into place for the Hunter class construction yard. The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the...

AUSTRALIAN SPACE AGENCY FORGES NEW INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

AUSTRALIAN SPACE AGENCY FORGES NEW INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS The Australian Space Agency has formally entered into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with counterpart agencies in Canada and the United Kingdom, as part of the Coalition Government’s plan to launch a vibrant new...
HMAS CHOULES EMBARKS ON ENHANCED ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PACIFIC

HMAS CHOULES EMBARKS ON ENHANCED ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PACIFIC

HMAS CHOULES EMBARKS ON ENHANCED ENGAGEMENT WITH THE PACIFIC HMAS Choules has deployed on a month-long activity for maritime and land training with Australian regional partners in the Southwest Pacific. HMAS Choules, an amphibious landing ship, departed Townsville on 19 February...
Robert Nioa and Defence Minister Christopher Pyne

BENALLA MUNITIONS FACILITY – A NEW APPROACH

BENALLA MUNITIONS FACILITY – A NEW APPROACH DELIVERING REGIONAL JOBS Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne today announced the Federal Government is taking a new approach to the long-term tenancy arrangements at the Australian Government owned munitions facility in Benalla,...
Steven Ciobo and Andrew Sanderson

Defence and industry leaders ‘break the ground’ at future JSF engine facility

Defence and industry leaders ‘break the ground’ at future JSF engine facility TAE Aerospace today held an event to mark the start of construction on its new aerospace facility in Bundamba, Queensland. The facility is the future home of the...

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