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Chris Helder
20 Feb 2020
PODCAST: The Useful Belief philosophy – Chris Helder
Useful thinking is a pragmatic philosophy for dealing with circumstances one cannot change through the conscious adoption of a productive mindset, coi...
Matthew Williams
13 Feb 2020
PODCAST: Transitioning from uniform into corporate life – Matthew Williams, Babcock Australia & New Zealand
While veterans can offer a very unique skill set to commercial and corporate organisations, according to Matthew Williams, “It’s not as simple as ...
6 Feb 2020
PODCAST: Supporting Australian export strategies – Roland Stephens, Australian Trade and Investment Commission
As the Australian government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) assists A...
30 Jan 2020
PODCAST: Operating a growing defence SME – Warren Levin, Sydney City Marine
While contracts with Defence usually provide SMEs with more consistent contracts and therefore growth opportunities, it’s important to also spread s...
23 Jan 2020
PODCAST: Year in review – Steve Kuper, Defence Connect
According to our statistics, 725,000 unique people connected with the Defence Connect brand in 2019, demonstrating 48 per cent growth across the titl...
16 Jan 2020
PODCAST: ‘Deftech’ and the counter-drone industry – Oleg Vornik, DroneShield
On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, CEO and managing director at DroneShield Oleg Vornik shares the story behind his counter-drone SME. ...
9 Jan 2020
PODCAST: Leveraging Indigenous talent in the defence workforce – Craig Williams, Navantia Australia, and Brendan Dumbrell and Hayden Surrao, JLB-Yaran
Navantia Australia and JLB-Yaran recently signed an MOU at Pacific 2019 with the intent of creating and building long-term careers for Indigenous tale...
2 Jan 2020
PODCAST: Interconnectivity between Navy services and the defence industry – Greg Laxton, Fleet Support Unit Australia
The Fleet Support Unit (FSU) delivers repair and maintenance services to the Navy and provides meaningful work for sailors when they come ashore. ...
27 Dec 2019
PODCAST: Embracing storytelling into your day-to-day life as a professional in defence industry – Chris Huet, Understood Consulting Services
Fighter pilot turned poet and communications consultant, Chris Huet, believes in helping people communicate with the precision of a fighter pilot and ...
19 Dec 2019
PODCAST: Strengthening Australia’s defence capability – Sir Roger Carr, BAE Systems
On this episode of Defence Connect, host Phil Tarrant is joined by the visiting chairman of BAE Systems, Sir Roger Carr, to deep dive into the Austral...
12 Dec 2019
PODCAST: Extreme ownership – John Gretton ‘Jocko’ Willink
John Gretton “Jocko” Willink is a retired US Navy SEAL officer, highly rated podcast host, established author and CEO of management consulting fir...
5 Dec 2019
PODCAST: Supporting the defence workforce – Richard Price, Defence SA
Government agency Defence SA’s primary focus is to maximise investment and deliver workforce within the Australian Defence Force and defence industr...
28 Nov 2019
PODCAST: Priorities for the defence industry – Matt Keogh, shadow defence industry minister
As the recently appointed shadow defence industry minister, a key priority for Matt Keogh in his new role is to develop Australia’s sovereign capabi...
21 Nov 2019
PODCAST: The need for a national security strategy – Senator Jim Molan
According to retired Major General Jim Molan, dramatic changes in the global security climate necessitate the development and implementation of a tail...
14 Nov 2019
PODCAST: Maintaining intellectual advantage within the cyber defence space - Matthew Wilson, Penten
With rapid digitisation occurring across all global fronts, the defence industry must not only keep up, but stay ahead. ...
7 Nov 2019
PODCAST: The 15-year evolution of the Bushmaster – Paul Feighan, Thales
Thales’ Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle is globally renowned for servicing the Australian Defence Force since 2005. ...
1 Nov 2019
PODCAST: How Australian SMEs can compete on a global stage – John O’Callaghan, Defence Council Victoria
With a wealth of defence industry experience and a career spanning both defence industry and the Department of Defence, Victorian defence industry adv...
1 Nov 2019
PODCAST: The key challenges facing naval shipbuilding in Australia – Alain Houard, Dassault Systèmes
With Dassault Systèmes looking to have substantial impact on the Australian shipbuilding industry of the future, marine and offshore industries vice ...
31 Oct 2019
PODCAST: Operations since the SEA 1442 program contract, Michael Lenton, Leonardo
Joining the Defence Connect podcast at Pacific 2019, Leonardo executive chairman Michael Lenton, in a follow-up to his featured episode at the same ex...
31 Oct 2019
PODCAST: Forging closer industry partnerships on the back of Type 26 – Mark Goldsack, Defence & Security Organisation, UK government
Joining the Defence Connect podcast, Mark Goldsack of the UK government’s Defence & Security Organisation discusses how the UK government and in...

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