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Robert Nioa
18 Jun 2020
PODCAST: Bolstering domestic capabilities in the wake of coronavirus – Robert Nioa, NIOA
COVID-19 has shone a light on just how critical sovereign industry and manufacturing is to Australia’s national security. ...
Drew Horsell
11 Jun 2020
PODCAST: Providing an agile workforce to the defence industry – Drew Horsell, Horsell, and Jon Westerland, KBR
Veteran-owned consulting business Horsell has been providing personalised services in the defence space for the last 13 years. ...
4 Jun 2020
INSIGHT: COVID-19 implications on national sovereignty - the Hon. David Fawcett
On this episode of Defence Connect Insight, hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper are joined by the Hon. David Fawcett, senator for South Australia and c...
28 May 2020
PODCAST: Collaboration between scientists, industry and government – Tanya Monro, Defence Science and Technology
The Defence Science and Technology Group is responsible for delivering expert, impartial advice and innovative solutions to support Australia’s defe...
21 May 2020
PODCAST: Celebrating two decades of homegrown Australian ingenuity - Jim Whalley and Steve Robinson, Nova Systems
Nova Systems’ 20-year anniversary in business is a testament to the organisation’s commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and delivering ...
14 May 2020
PODCAST: Teaming up to support the COVID-19 frontline – Ben Barona, Defence Science and Technology, and Craig Maynard, Axiom Precision Manufacturing
In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, a global shortage of protective face shields prompted a collaborative project between the Department of Defence...
7 May 2020
PODCAST: Building the nation’s intellectual edge – MAJGEN Mick Ryan AM, Australian Defence College
On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Major General Mick Ryan AM and host Phil Tarrant delve into the importance of developing the intellect...
30 Apr 2020
PODCAST: Digitally adapting the Australian War Memorial - Matthew Anderson, Australian War Memorial
Dubbed “Australia’s most sacred place” by Prime Minister Scott Morrison in his recent Anzac Day address, the Australian War Memorial is the nati...
23 Apr 2020
INSIGHT: Cyber and information warfare – MAJGEN Marcus Thompson AM, Department of Defence
Major General Marcus Thompson AM has been the head of the information warfare division at the Department of Defence since its establishment in 2017. ...
16 Apr 2020
PODCAST: National resilience through COVID-19
On this episode of Defence Connect podcast, host Phil Tarrant and deputy editor Steve Kuper recap the biggest national security and defence industry h...
9 Apr 2020
INSIGHT: Establishing a grand strategy – Dr Peter Layton, PhD
On this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, visiting fellow at the Griffith University Asia Institute, Dr Peter Layton, unpacks the forward-lo...
2 Apr 2020
PODCAST: Working towards a fully sustainable AQS-24B – Gene Cumm, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Northrop Grumman are making headway on their goal of locally manufacturing all assets of their unmanned minehunting system AQS-24B for use within Aust...
26 Mar 2020
PODCAST: Next generation tactical watercraft – Darren Schuback and Ryan Carmichael, The Whiskey Project
Veterans Darren Schuback and Ryan Carmichael established The Whiskey Project with the intent of disrupting the maritime technology space, launching th...
19 Mar 2020
INSIGHT: Australia’s relationship with China – Andrew Hastie MP
On this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, Andrew Hastie MP joins hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper to break down the unique dynamics of the...
12 Mar 2020
PODCAST: The art of effective negotiation – Simon Kelland, Scotwork
A common misconception about negotiation is that it’s an innate skill one is born with, but according to partner and principal at Scotwork, Simon Ke...
6 Mar 2020
PODCAST: ‘Until we have a reasonable parity, it’s not business as usual’ – Jennifer Wittwer
In the lead up to International Women’s Day this Sunday, 8 March, international consultant and published author Jennifer Wittwer discusses female em...
27 Feb 2020
INSIGHT: National resilience – John Blackburn AO, Institute for Integrated Economic Research – Australia
On this inaugural episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper are joined by John Blackburn AO to delve into the com...
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...
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...

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