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6 Feb 2018
PODCAST: Taking the reins of a defence prime, Gabby Costigan, BAE Systems Australia, CEO
“Right now in Australia, within the defence industry ... although we’re competitors, we work together, and we can work together well. Those partne...
1 Feb 2018
PODCAST: A smooth transition to defence industry – Colin Thorne, partner, engineering and asset management, KPMG
Colin Thorne joined KPMG Australia’s management consulting division in November 2015 to lead its engineering and asset management advisory business ...
25 Jan 2018
PODCAST: Leading from the front in defence industry, Warren King, chairman, Navantia Australia
“Industry has come from a background of they’ve had to pursue projects on a project-by-project basis, and the department has pretty much let contr...
18 Jan 2018
PODCAST: From the scullery to the Senate, Rex Patrick, senator for South Australia
Newly minted senator for South Australia and former submariner Rex Patrick is already making waves within Parliament and Defence, and this week he joi...
11 Jan 2018
PODCAST: Finding the right signal in Defence, Livia Brady, managing director, Rojone
This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, Rojone managing director Livia Brady takes us through the ins and outs of running a successful business in ...
28 Dec 2017
PODCAST: Manufacturing the future for defence SMEs, Medhat Wassaf, Milspec Manufacturing & AIDN NSW
“Defence is making it clear to all the primes, local and international, that they do need to engage local industry and to engage them in meaningful ...
21 Dec 2017
PODCAST: Unmanned surface vessels and the future of Navy, Robert Dane, OCIUS Technology
“We can be listening under the sea. We can be observing with cameras the surface of the ocean. We can be listening with electronic sensors for other...
14 Dec 2017
PODCAST: The art of influence, Nicole Matejic, Info Ops HQ
This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, social media expert Nicole Matejic joins us to discuss the growing influence of social media in the defence ...
7 Dec 2017
PODCAST: The industrial dating service, Peter Webster, Industry Capability Network NSW
“I know we’re winning a lot of work. We haven’t got the headline jobs, where they’re building the submarines, the land forces contracts ... Th...
4 Dec 2017
PODCAST: Expanding UK business interests in Australian defence industry, Stephen Phipson CBE, DIT DSO
UK-Australian defence collaboration has always been strong, supported by a shared history, alliance, commonality of objectives and a deep understandin...
30 Nov 2017
PODCAST: Defending the defence industry, Daniel Mendoza-Jones, Mendoza Legal and Consulting founder
This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, founder of Mendoza Legal and Consulting and legal officer for the Royal Australian Air Force Reserves Daniel...
23 Nov 2017
PODCAST: Making industry a fundamental input to capability, Andrew Garth, general manager, CDIC
“The concept of the CDIC being one front door for defence industry to come to, to provide that range of services, is really striking a cord.” ...
21 Nov 2017
PODCAST: The shifting sands of AIC, Lee Stanley, Daronmont Technologies
“What we all recognise is that it takes everyone in the business to sell. Engineers have got to do great stuff. The administrators have got to admin...
16 Nov 2017
PODCAST: Fostering the future of defence industry, Margot Forster, Defence Teaming Centre CEO
A national approach to defence industry is crucial in securing the best outcomes for the Australian Defence Force. ...
9 Nov 2017
PODCAST: Propelling Defence through advanced automation – Andrew Seal, Siemens head of defence and marine solutions
Siemens has been supporting defence, marine and shipbuilding activities for over 130 years, including electrical products, systems solutions and servi...
2 Nov 2017
PODCAST: Exports key to the future of Australia’s defence industry, Richard Marles, opposition spokesman for defence
Australian opposition defence spokesman Richard Marles returned to the Defence Connect Podcast at the Pacific International Maritime Exposition to tal...
31 Oct 2017
PODCAST: Mining boom to defence boom – Minister Paul Papalia, WA’s Defence Issues Minister
Western Australia’s strong contribution to Australia’s defence capabilities is set to advance even more in the coming years with the plethora of i...
26 Oct 2017
PODCAST: Gearing Victoria for growth, Greg Combet, Victoria’s defence industry advocate
Victorian defence industry advocate and former federal politician Greg Combet returns to the Defence Connect podcast to take us through Victoria and B...
19 Oct 2017
PODCAST: Championing Australian defence exports, David Singleton, CEO, Austal
Austal has set the benchmark for successful Australian defence companies with a strong export focus, regularly securing multimillion-dollar defence an...
11 Oct 2017
Pacific 2017: Future Submarine Supply Chain Briefing
As part of a national program, a Future Submarine Industry Briefing took place in Sydney at Pacific 2017 on Wednesday, 4 October. ...

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