FREMM Carabiniere: the new cop in town

The Italian ASW frigate Carabiniere departs Fleet Base East in Sydney Harbour. Credit: ADM (Patrick Durrant)

On Tuesday the Italian Militare Marina’s FREMM frigate Carabiniere departed Sydney for Melbourne on another leg of her busy Australian PR tour with ADM embarked.

Australian and Italian Defence ministers meet

Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne (L), meets with the Italian Minister for Defence, Senator Roberta Pinotti in Sydney. Credit: Defence

Minister Payne welcomed Minister Pinotti to Australia noting the visit is the first by a sitting Italian Defence Minister. Premium

Tomcar recognised for innovation

Tomcar Australia Co-Founder and CEO David Brim. Credit: Benjamin Townsend

Tomcar Australia, which makes a range of off-road vehicles and soon the nation’s first production electric car, has been recognised for its foresight, resilience and innovative achievements. Premium

What does Joint actually look like?

In his former capacity as Air Commander Australia, Air Vice-Marshal Mel Hupfeld, DSC meets with No. 1 Security Forces Squadron personnel during a visit to RAAF Base Williamtown in 2014. Credit: Defence

AVM Hupfield explained how the changes brought in under the First Principles Review are now beginning to settle down. Premium

NSW launches new industry strategy

NSW industry minister Niall Blair launches NSW defence strategy in parliament.

The strategy will include the establishment of a new central coordination body– Defence NSW.

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