01 Mar 2012
At Pacific 2012, Skills Australia released a Discussion Paper as the first part of their work on a Defence Industry Workforce Strategy. Now it’s time for industry to have their say.
01 Feb 2012
The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has announced the appointment of Dr Alexander Zelinsky as Chief Defence Scientist and head of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
On December 14 last year I was appointed Minister for Manufacturing and Minister for Defence Materiel. It is a job I am proud to take on.
01 Dec 2011
In this overview of Defence equipment projects we have resorted to favouring those we found of interest rather than the merits of their progress through the Defence acquisition labyrinth.
Dr Wayne Mapp was NZ’s Minister of Defence for three years to 2011 when he retired from Parliament. Shortly before last November’s general election he discussed the portfolio with ADM.
Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare in November introduced the legislation to implement the Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty with the US and strengthen defence export controls
Defence is understood to be seeking urgent approval for the purchase of mine detecting vehicles under JP 154 Phase 3 for use in Afghanistan to counter the threat of roadside improvised explosive device (IEDs).
24 Nov 2011
Summing up to Parliament on the Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011, Jason Clare said the Bill gives effect to the Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty between Australia and the US.
11 Nov 2011
Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare yesterday announced that the details of the Australian Industry Capability Plans for all future major Defence acquisition projects will be made public.
04 Nov 2011
The Australia - United States Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty is one step closer to implementation following the introduction into Parliament of the Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011.
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