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RSL Australia condemns vandal attack on Australian War Memorial
June 17 2024
The Australian War Memorial in Canberra has been desecrated with pro-Palestine graffiti, according to the Returned & Services League of Australia....
Australia, China announce joint statement following Annual Leaders’ Meeting
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and People’s Republic of China State Council Premier Li Qiang have released a joint statement following the Australia-China...
June 17 2024
Conroy announces $150m industry grant to revitalise defence industry
The Australian federal government has announced the details of a new $150 million industry grant program for the defence industry.
June 17 2024
Getting some clarity: Foreign Minister defines Australia’s ‘national interest’
For many, the idea of “national interest” is a hangover from a bygone age, outdated in the modern globalised world. However, our adversaries are using their...
June 17 2024
Australia’s first Triton unmanned aircraft touches down on home soil
Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft system has arrived on home soil in the Northern Territory.
June 17 2024
ECAG, AIDN partner to facilitate SME growth
Export Controls Australia Group has partnered with the Australian Industry & Defence Network to help Australian defence SMEs navigate export controls and foster growth.
June 14 2024
Drone destroyer: Defence conducts live fire testing of Fractl portable high energy laser
The Australian Defence Force has conducted live fire testing of a directed energy weapons system against unmanned drones in Victoria.
June 14 2024
Aussies have a mixed outlook on a mixed-up world
Australians have always had a confused relationship with their place in the world, our policy of deference to “great and powerful friends” typifies this, but in...
June 14 2024
Denmark, Norway, Netherlands seek air-to-air missiles in foreign military sale blitz
Denmark, Norway, and the Netherlands have all requested air-to-air missiles in a series of US foreign military sales.
June 14 2024
DefendTex, Avibras negotiations continue in effort to bring missile manufacturing in Australia
Victorian defence company DefendTex is continuing its negotiations with Brazil’s Avibras to secure significant missile manufacturing capability in Australia.
June 14 2024
Ukraine and America sign historic bilateral security agreement
The governments of Ukraine and America have signed a historic US-Ukraine Bilateral Security Agreement.
June 14 2024
Australia donates additional $10m in aid to Gaza
Australia will provide $10 million in humanitarian assistance to the World Food Programme, with Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong supporting the recent UN Security...
June 13 2024
Generative artificial intelligence system launched for USAF personnel
The United States Air Force has announced a generative artificial intelligence platform will be provided to military personnel, civilian employees, and contractors for...
June 13 2024
Quiet Australia ‘long overdue for a declared Indo-Pacific strategy’, says expert
Australia is “long overdue for a declared Indo-Pacific strategy”, according to Australian National University’s Professor Rory Medcalf.
June 13 2024
Military pilots face off at European one-on-one fighter competition
Military aviators from several international countries have taken part in a one-on-one fighter competition in Germany.
June 13 2024
Defence awaits first MQ-4C Triton arrival as support systems installed
The Department of Defence has announced the first MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft (AUS 1) will soon arrive in Australia following the successful delivery and...
June 13 2024
Can we have an honest conversation about President Biden?
Politics aside, it is time to have an honest conversation with people about American President Joe Biden and the message he himself conveys to a world full of circling,...
June 13 2024
Winners of the inaugural Defence & National Security Workforce Awards revealed
More than 15 winners were recognised for their achievements at the awards, held for the first time with support from principal partner Atturra.
June 12 2024
Veteran Capital Works grant awarded to Vasey RSL Care
Vasey RSL Care has announced that it has been awarded $50,000 under the Victorian government’s Veteran Capital Works Grant Program.
June 12 2024
Chinese fighters buzz Dutch frigate during latest sea incident
Chinese fighter jets have allegedly buzzed a Royal Netherlands Navy guided missile frigate during the latest international altercation in the East China Sea.
June 12 2024