DICA News

Senior Leadership Appointments and Promotions to the Nuclear Powered Submarine Task Force

CDF and the Secretary of Defence today released a joint Defgram 399/2021 advising the senior appointments to the Nuclear Powered Submarine Task Force including overseas representatives. Additional information is available at https://www1.defence.gov.au/about/taskforces/nuclear-powered-submarine-task-force . The full Defgram is available to active members under Defence Senior Appointments in the Library. Just log in.

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Release of ASDEFCON (STRATEGIC MATERIEL) V5.0 including the Enhanced Australian Industry Capability Contractual Framework

First Assistant Secretary Procurement and Contracting in CASG, Andrew Staines, has released Defgram 395/2021 covering the release of ASDEFCON (Strategic Materiel) V5.0, which incorporates the following changes: a. new provisions to align with the new Enhanced Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Contractual Framework; b. new Cyber Insurance provisions; c. new provisions for use when the scope… Read more »

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The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) releases its forward strategy

The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) has released AGO Strategy 2025: Transforming GEOINT. The AGO Strategy 2025 outlines AGO’s strategic direction to transform the way we collect, analyse and disseminate GEOINT in order to achieve the goals of the Defence GEOINT 2030: A Strategy for Defence’s GEOINT Capability.Both documents are available to members in the Defence… Read more »

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Defence Procurement Manual and Defence Commercial Framework to replace existing systems

Defence has announced that that a new format Defence procurement Manual (DPM) will replace the Defence Procurement Policy Manual (DPPM) in March 2021. The new look DPM will be an online procurement tool which provide direction on how Defence complies with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules and other Commonwealth procurement requirements without duplicating them, and will… Read more »

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