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4 Sep 2017

SMEs call on state government to improve Defence prospects

The federal government has been slammed for its multimillion-dollar upgrades to shipyards across Australia, with critics saying the capabilities alrea...
commercialising defence r amp d
4 Sep 2017
Commercialising defence R&D
Research and development in the defence space is having its moment, with the Defence Innovation Hub providing a much welcome spark to the Australian i...
marise payne nt
4 Sep 2017
Opportunities for local businesses on the agenda
Local businesses will have the opportunity to secure up to $7.7 billion in contracts for major Defence infrastructure projects under a new pilot progr...
4 Sep 2017
Systems specialist structures for Australian growth
Four senior market leaders have joined systems specialist Ultra Electronics Australia as the company looks to grow from its core electronic warfare e...
1 Sep 2017
Aus soldiers aid Iraqi Army’s fight against Daesh
A graduation ceremony at the Taji Military Complex near Baghdad has marked another milestone for the Australian Defence Force, with Townsville-based s...
1 Sep 2017
WA unis to enhance defence capabilities and R&D
Four of Western Australia’s leading universities have come together with Defence West to enhance the state’s research capabilities and contributio...
31 Aug 2017
Defence spend in SA to have generational benefits
South Australia’s economic future will be a bit brighter thanks to the crucial defence investments the state has received, according to Minister for...
31 Aug 2017
Australian schools primed to receive innovative STEM program
The American Museum of Science's leading STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program has been adapted for delivery into Australian sch...
31 Aug 2017
PODCAST: Realising the potential of Australia’s manufacturing industry – Diane Edgerton, Direct Edge
While the Australian government has worked closely with small businesses to upskill workers, it still has a long way to go in recognising and investin...
31 Aug 2017
The value of a supporting role
A defence multinational has broken out of the myopic view of the prime v contributing SME role in major defence projects, talking up the often forgot...

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