South Australia is the national centre of naval shipbuilding and submarine sustainment, and the confirmed location for Australia’s next generation Future Submarines and Future Frigates.
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In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Chief Executive at Defence SA Richard Price joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss the naval shipbuilding project which will see $250 billion over 30 years spent on naval ships and submarines. He will discuss the recent political changes in Canberra and how these are likely to impact the defence sector, the strategic priorities right now for Defence SA and the education and skills which will be desirable for those hoping for placement within the project.
Price will also discuss his new role in the space sector, the importance that he places on national enthusiasm for the success of the industry and unpack how they are supporting industry as a state.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
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Episode 411: PODCAST: Digital defence infrastructure, with former US Special Operations Command director of networks and services, Colonel (ret’d) Joseph M Pishock
Episode 410: SPOTLIGHT: Securing leading talent in the defence industry, with Shelley Willsmore and Miranda Van Hooff
Episode 409: PODCAST: Government commitment to defence based on considered, direct action, with Meryl Swanson MP
Episode 408: PODCAST: Improving ICT Hardware Sustainment essential to the future of Defence and National Security by Nick Asscher and Bill Freeman, Touchpoint
Episode 407: PODCAST: Opposition Defence team scathing of government’s commitment to Defence and defence industry
Episode 406: PODCAST: The lead up to Indo Pacific 2023
Episode 405: PODCAST: Military aircraft news around the world, with the Australian Aviation editor Adam Thorn
Episode 404: PODCAST: The lingering impact of Defence of Australia in our defence policy, with the Hon Kim Beazley AC
Episode 403: PODCAST: Facilitating defence industry innovation, with Professor Emily Hilder
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