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Ben Bland
5 Nov 2020
INSIGHT: Australia, Indonesia and the opportunities of south-east Asia – Ben Bland, director, Southeast Asia Program, Lowy Institute
South-east Asia is key to Australia’s long-term economic and strategic stability, nurturing those relationships is critical to mutual security and s...
Dr Rodger Manning and David Harvey
29 Oct 2020
PODCAST: The art of persuasive bid writing and communicating in defence industry – Dr Rodger Manning and David Harvey, BidWrite
BidWrite plays a pivotal role helping defence and industry communicate to meet capability requirements, while generating business in the hotly contest...
23 Oct 2020
PODCAST: Celebrating 100 years with eyes firmly set on the future – Brendon Pett, operations manager trans-Tasman defence & national security, Beca
Beca draws on 100 years of experience delivering some of the region’s most complex engineering and consulting challenges, with an expanded foothold ...
16 Oct 2020
PODCAST: How RBI Hawker is innovating in APAC – Ian D’Arcy, Hawker Pacific
Hawker Pacific is one of the leading aircraft sales and support companies in APAC, and one of the largest independent companies of its type in the reg...
8 Oct 2020
PODCAST: Building interoperability amid adversity – Captain Phillipa Hay, Royal Australian Navy
COVID-19 has reshaped the world and RIMPAC ’20 wasn’t immune, but it did in some ways enhance the way the participants conducted the operations. ...
2 Oct 2020
PODCAST: The pivotal role of autonomous systems to support Australian security – Chris Deeble, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Australia
Northrop Grumman’s MQ-4C Triton is billed as a step change for the ADF and its long range, persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance ...
24 Sep 2020
PODCAST: LAND 129 Phase 3 and supporting sovereign UAS capabilities – Jack Kormas, managing director, Textron Systems Australia
While much of the focus for sovereign industrial capabilities has been for Defence’s big-ticket items, uncrewed and autonomous systems are emerging...
15 Sep 2020
PODCAST: Working with industry to support AIC – Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry
Since their inception, Australian industry content (AIC) and sovereign industrial capability have served as key priorities for government, with varyi...
11 Sep 2020
PODCAST: Supporting Indigenous engagement and participation in defence – Norman Laing, Defence Indigenous Cultural Adviser
Indigenous Australians have a proud history of serving with the ADF, from World War I to the specialist recon units of NORFORCE. Now as government shi...
3 Sep 2020
PODCAST: Innovation, R&D and national security – Dr Cathy Foley, CSIRO chief scientist
Australia has a global reputation as a leader in research and development across a number of fields, and the Commonwealth science agency CSIRO plays ...
27 Aug 2020
PODCAST: Building organic Australian capabilities – Keith Johnson, Leidos Australia
Prime organisations like Leidos Australia play a crucial role in supporting the growth of Australia’s defence industry capability and are pivotal t...
20 Aug 2020
INSIGHT: Life after politics – Christopher Pyne, Pyne and Partners
This episode of Defence Connect Insight features former minister for defence, current chairman of Pyne and Partners, and author of The Insider: The sc...
13 Aug 2020
INSIGHT: An Army in motion – Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO
The Army in Motion philosophy necessitates a force that is continuously adapting to an everchanging environment, taking guidance from its core strengt...
4 Aug 2020
INSIGHT: Maximising local industry content and our advantages in the Indo-Pacific – Matt Keogh, shadow minister for defence industry
In this episode of the Defence Connect Insight Podcast, shadow minister for defence industry and WA resources Matt Keogh discusses the opposition’s ...
30 Jul 2020
INSIGHT: Chief of Air Force on shaping the RAAF to meet an evolving strategic environment
At the start of July, the federal government announced a $270 billion commitment to defence spending for the coming decade, and a new holistic strateg...
23 Jul 2020
INSIGHT: Capability development, interoperability and the US-Australia relationship – Mark Weinrich, US Marine Attaché, US embassy, Canberra
In this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, the US embassy’s Marine Attaché, Mark Weinrich, delves into rapidly evolving relationship betwe...
16 Jul 2020
PODCAST: Maintaining agility through COVID-19 – Grant Sanderson, Electro Optic Systems
Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is the nation’s second largest ASX-listed defence and aerospace entity, with clear ambitions to reach the number one spo...
9 Jul 2020
INSIGHT: Lessons on national security from a career in diplomacy – Dave Sharma MP
Prior to becoming the member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma spent four years as ambassador of Australia to Israel, navigating the politics and geo-strateg...
2 Jul 2020
PODCAST: From micro-business to leading distributor - Graeme Bulte, Aquaterro
Founded almost 26 years ago, Aquaterro is today one of Australia’s largest providers of operational, tactical and safety equipment to government, mi...
25 Jun 2020
PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s veterans and service personnel - Jason Scanes, Forsaken Fighters
After serving as an army captain in Afghanistan, Jason Scanes was under the impression that his interpreter would be granted a special protection visa...

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