cybersecurity

TechnologyOne earns IRAP PROTECTED security assessment

Australia’s TechnologyOne has earned the IRAP PROTECTED security assessment, raising the cyber security posture of several federal government agencies at no cost to the budget. The company will transition federal government shared services customers on its software as a...
Australian military assistance to Ukraine

Australia sending additional aid to Ukraine

The government of Australia said it "continues to stand with the people of Ukraine and will provide additional support measures in response to Russia’s ongoing violation of international law". Australia will provide an additional 30 Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to...
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Is it worth $4 million a day to harass China?

When an ANZAC frigate such as HMAS Parramatta deploys to the South China Sea for some type of freedom of navigation exercise it probably costs the Australian taxpayer around $4 million per day to do so.  A larger Hobart...

EOS wins deal to lead C4 EDGE SME production group

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) announced on Monday (14 December) that it has been awarded a A$34.4 million contract award by the Australian government for the Command Control Communications and Computers – Evolutionary Digital Ground Environment (C4 EDGE) program, with...

HONG KONG: Five Eyes countries issue statement on elections

JOINT STATEMENT ON LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Women, Australia Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Local Government and Associate Minister for Maori Development, New Zealand Elizabeth Truss,...
veterans

Australia plans royal commission to investigate veteran suicides

The government of Australia said Monday (19 April) that it will recommend to the Governor‑General the establishment of a Royal Commission into Defence and Veterans Suicide, following a period of consultation on draft terms of reference, with the relevant community...

Exercise Southern Jackaroo underway at Shoalwater Bay

Hundreds of Australian soldiers, troops from the Japanese Ground Self Defence Force (JGSDF) and US Marines have started a major warfighting exercise at Queensland’s Shoalwater Bay Training Area. Running until 27 May, Exercise Southern Jackaroo is a trilateral training...

Fiji, Australian defence ministers meet

The Defence Ministers of Fiji and Australia met virtually on 24 November 2020 for the second annual Defence Ministers’ Meeting. Inia Seruiratu, Fijian Minister of Defence, National Security & Policing and  Linda Reynolds, Australian Minister for Defence, noted that...

Australian Army celebrates Royal Military College grads

The Australian Army has celebrated the Graduation and Commissioning of its next generation of leaders at the Royal Military College – Duntroon. The Corps of Staff Cadets was joined by the Governor-General, foreign dignitaries, Army leaders, as well as...
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Australian government creating electronic warfare training group

The Australian government announced it has partnered with an Adelaide university and a South Australian defence industry company to establish a Centre of Expertise for Electronic Warfare. Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price said Defence and Flinders University would...

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