DICA News

Chief Defence Scientist (Dr Alex Zelinsky) on the move

After seven years in the role, Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky has announced he will be leaving Defence Science and Technology (DST) to take up the appointment of Vice Chancellor of the University of Newcastle.  Dr Zelinsky, has led DST since March 2012 and has been a great supporter of the Alumni during that… Read more »

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Launch of Defence Industry Skilling Survey

Australian businesses and organisations will be given the opportunity to have their say about the workforce challenges and skills-related barriers affecting their contribution to the modernisation of Australian Defence Force capabilities. The Defence Industry Skilling Survey is anonymous and will be open until 20 July 2018.  The Survey is available at: https://defencesurveys.com.au/anon/2440.aspx In another initiative to… Read more »

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Australia Bets Big on Defence – AFR 20Feb2018

Andrew Davies writes in the AFR 20Feb2018 that it’s tempting to conclude that building up the local defence industry will necessarily spawn all sorts of wider economic benefits …. For full article, please click here.  

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