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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House of Representatives Committee seeks bipartisanship on Defence Planning

The Defence Sub-Committee of the Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade has commenced an inquiry into the benefits and risks of a Bipartisan Australian Defence Agreement as the basis of planning for, and funding of, Australian Defence capability. Committee Chair Senator Linda Reynolds said the inquiry will consider options to provide long-term… Read more »

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