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6 Aug 2020
BAE Systems Australia partners with Smith Family to build youth STEM capability
BAE Systems Australia has announced a $100,000 partnership with The Smith Family to support schools to participate in the Young ICT Explorers program,...
22 Jul 2020
Defence seeks industry partner to build future ADF
The Department of Defence is seeking an industry partner to assist with recruiting, growing and reshaping the future Australian Defence Force workforc...
14 Jul 2020
First apprentice cohort joins Hunter Class frigate program
In a watershed moment for local industry involvement with the Hunter Class program, the first shipbuilding apprentices participating in the build wer...
24 Jun 2020
Thales partnered western Sydney SME ready and able to support Collins Class upgrades
Western Sydney-based SME Baker & Provan in collaboration with Thales have manufactured the Modular Cylindrical Array (MCA) frames, ready for use ...
19 May 2020
UniSA boosts support for defence industry careers with new masters offering
The University of South Australia is providing an avenue for defence industry engineers aspiring to move into senior engineering and leadership posit...
24 Feb 2020
TAFE SA, Groupe FIVA collaboration to focus on skills needs
TAFE SA has signed a memorandum of understanding with French engineering services company Groupe FIVA and its two related Adelaide companies, Cadgile ...
12 Jul 2019
Australian War Memorial commissions first female Aboriginal official war artist
The Australian War Memorial has commissioned a body of work by artist Megan Cope, making her the Memorial’s first female Aboriginal official war art...
11 Jul 2019
Aussie small businesses benefit from Global Combat Ship program
Defence Minister, Linda Reynolds has welcomed news that a South Australian business is the latest Australian company selected to supply into the multi...
5 Jul 2019
TAFE NSW strengthens pathways to naval shipbuilding jobs
TAFE NSW has confirmed a partnership with the Naval Shipbuilding College to support more people to secure careers in the rapidly expanding naval shipb...
26 Jun 2019
Navy initiative provides opportunity to expand career options
Two submariner Warrant Officers have been given the opportunity to progress into the commission ranks as part of the Royal Australian Navy’s Associa...
25 Jun 2019
Australian businesses to build Hunter Class frigate prototyping blocks
Australian businesses that supply equipment and services, from scaffolding and pipes to deck coverings and insulation, will today learn how to secure ...
25 Jun 2019
On Point: Supporting the transition of veterans into post-service careers
Veterans often face a troubling transition from their time in uniform. As Australia’s defence industry continues to develop and the national economy...
21 Jun 2019
Graduates hunt frigate opportunities at Osborne
Fifty graduates visited the Osborne Naval Shipyard this week to learn more about the newest part of BAE Systems' business, ASC Shipbuilding, and wit...
13 Jun 2019
PODCAST: Utilising technology to save the lives of military veterans, Chris Rhyss Edwards, Soldier.ly
Veteran Chris Rhyss Edwards came within moments of taking his own life. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, he recounts how it was an SMS ...
12 Jun 2019
Navy work experience opens students’ eyes to defence careers
Six Casuarina Senior College students have gained valuable insight into Defence careers through a hands-on work experience week with the Royal Austral...
27 Feb 2019
Lockheed, RDA Hunter, University of Newcastle to grow future defence workforce
A new partnership between Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA), Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter and the University of Newcastle will help to de...
18 Feb 2019
NSC creates naval shipbuilding careers for SA students
With South Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry booming, local students are capitalising on the opportunities being offered by the Naval Shipbuil...
13 Feb 2019
Government encourages women to pursue careers in Defence
The federal government has launched a number of videos encouraging young Australian women interested in science, technology, engineering and mathemati...
12 Feb 2019
University of Canberra extends MoU with security consortium
The University of Canberra (UC) has increased a memorandum of understanding with the MicroSecure Corporation and Vertical Scope Defence Industry Recru...
7 Feb 2019
Aussie munitions manufacturer supports next-gen ADF training
Queensland-based munitions company NIOA has taken on two ADF interns to provide next-generation training support and offer a glimpse of how the defe...

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