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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AIDN Releases its Position on DIPS Implementation

The Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) released on 16Jun2017 the first two of its planned series of policy positions as part of its ambition to assist with the implementation of the 2016 Defence and Industry Policy Statement (DIPS). Click here for more information. You can also view a copy of the DIPS here.

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Australia’s Plans to Develop a Fifth-Generation Air Force

Air Marshal Leo Davies recently spoke at CSIS in Washington, about Australia’s plans to develop a fifth-generation Air Force within the context of our alliance with the United States. Attached is a copy of the Chief of Air Force’s speech: http://airpower.airforce.gov.au/UploadedFiles/General/2017_11MAY_CSIS.pdf The event was broadcast and recorded on CSIS’ YouTube Channel last night, at: https://youtu.be/SzTB43_FllM …. Read more »

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