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10 Dec 2019
Simpler access to medical treatment for veterans
Changes have been passed through parliament to allow easier access to upfront medical fees for veterans. ...
10 Dec 2019
Joint Health Command handed over
Rear Admiral Sarah Sharkey has formally been handed over controller over the dual role of Surgeon General of the Australian Defence Force (SGADF) and...
9 Dec 2019
The Guns of August: UK Professor predicts the US-China flash point of the 2020s
In the lead up to the First World War, game theory dictated that all parties would act rationally – they didn’t. In an echo of history, Patrick Po...
9 Dec 2019
Australian and Indonesian ministers look to strengthen regional ties
Australian and Indonesian foreign and defence ministers have gathered in Bali for the sixth 2+2 meeting, which followed the 12th Bali Democracy Forum....
9 Dec 2019
The links between national security and a world-leading education capability
As Australia struggles to comprehend its latest abysmal results and slip in the global rankings of education performance, Industry 4.0 and the growing...
9 Dec 2019
Defence Minister releases statement on 2019 Defence operations
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has released her first Ministerial Statement on the Defence portfolio just six months into her tenure in the position....
9 Dec 2019
Industry welcomes ADF selection of MQ-9B SkyGuardian
Cobham Aviation Services has supported the Australian government’s selection of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant from General Atomics Aeronautical Sys...
9 Dec 2019
Air Force welcomes final PC-21 to RAAF Base East Sale
The final aircraft from the Air Force Pilatus PC-21 fleet has been officially welcomed at Royal Australian Air Force Base East Sale. ...
7 Dec 2019
Lockheed Martin signs Future Frigate deal with Spain
Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates and a land-based test site with the first naval in...
6 Dec 2019
Centre Alliance aims to significantly improve mental health services for veterans
Following the passage of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Single Treatment Pathway) Bill 2019 through Parliament, it is expect...
6 Dec 2019
Former PM calls for larger Australia to counter Indo-Pacific threats
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has rattled the public debate, calling on Australia to embrace a “big and bold” population agenda to ensure the n...
6 Dec 2019
Queensland government invests in energy supply to support Maryborough munitions factory
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick have announced a...
6 Dec 2019
NIOA appoints director of the lethality program
NIOA has announced it has hired Michael Ahern as director of the lethality program, which is primarily responsible for the delivery of LAND 159/4108. ...
6 Dec 2019
Kongsberg team demonstrates remote tower capabilities at RAAF Amberley
Kongsberg Defence Australia, in collaboration with Indra Australia, has demonstrated the Kongsberg Remote Tower Module solution deployed at RAAF Ambe...
6 Dec 2019
Next Generation Tech Fund calls for proposals of cyber research grants
The Next Generation Technologies Fund is seeking proposals from industry and academia detailing how you propose to contribute to the research objectiv...
6 Dec 2019
Navy mine countermeasures exercise finishes with a bang
The Royal Australian Navy’s premier international mine countermeasure exercise, Exercise Dugong, has wrapped up at Fleet Base West in Western Austra...
6 Dec 2019
C-130J infrared countermeasures achieves FOC
The Royal Australian Air Force has announced that the C-130J Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures has achieved final operational capability. ...
5 Dec 2019
ASPI raises an important question: Who is leading the Indo-Pacific?
At a time of heightened global and regional competition, Rod Lyon and Aakriti Bachhawat, writing for ASPI, have asked the critical question that shoul...
5 Dec 2019
On Point: Shadow defence industry minister analyses the status quo of the defence industry
As Australia’s defence industry continues to explode, the relationship between Parliament and the companies that make up the industry has never been...
5 Dec 2019
Milestone achieved as Australia continues to support Fiji's maritime capability
Assistant Defence Minister and Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has joined Fijian Minister for Defence, National Secu...

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