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Agenda - 14 May

11.30am – 12.15pm

Welcome drinks & networking

12.15pm – 12.20pm

Welcome from the MC and Welcome to Country

12.20pm – 12.30pm

Welcome from the MC and Welcome to Country

12.20pm – 12.30pm

Welcome from host Defence Connect and principal partner

12.30pm – 1.15pm

Defence strategy and budget prioritisation to support a stronger, more capable ADF and defence establishment


Gain exclusive insights into the release of the federal budget and balancing budget priorities to support the ongoing development of Australia’s defence capabilities, direction and focus. Followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

1.15pm – 2.00pm

Lunch and networking

2.00pm – 2.45pm

Strengthening defence industry through driving support and growth of Australian capability


Assessing and interpreting the federal budget, our panellists will share their outlook and focus for supporting the growth of the industry to deliver Australian capabilities and content. Each of our panellists will share a five-minute overview and budget wrap-up followed by a Q&A with the audience.

The Hon Melissa Price MP

The Hon Melissa Price MP

Minister for Defence Industry

Matt Keogh MP

Matt Keogh MP

Shadow Minister for Defence Industry

2.45pm – 3.30pm

Networking drinks and close

For enquiries, don’t hesitate to get in touch!


Level 13, 132 Arthur Street
North Sydney
NSW 2060

02 9922 3300