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Defence Connect Podcast

Dec 22, 2017

“Defence is making it clear to all the primes, local and international, that they do need to engage local industry and to engage them in meaningful work, not just superficial type work. And as a result, they’re all knocking on the doors of SMEs and trying to establish partnerships in areas to work together.” This...


Dec 21, 2017

“We can be listening under the sea. We can be observing with cameras the surface of the ocean. We can be listening with electronic sensors for other electronic signatures, and then we can be transmitting them back. One can do that, but a fleet of these things can do so much more. If you had a number of these,...


Dec 14, 2017

This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, social media expert Nicole Matejic joins us to discuss the growing influence of social media in the defence sector. Matejic, a former strategic communications and ministerial services specialist for Defence, takes us through the changing world of Defence in the age of...


Dec 7, 2017

“I know we’re winning a lot of work. We haven’t got the headline jobs, where they’re building the submarines, the land forces contracts ... There’s a lot of capability goes into those projects from New South Wales.” Executive director of the Industry Capability Network NSW Peter Webster joins the Defence...


Nov 30, 2017

UK-Australian defence collaboration has always been strong, supported by a shared history, alliance, commonality of objectives and a deep understanding of purpose. Opportunities to capitalise on increased Australian government defence spending is attracting international interest from companies seeking to enter our...