Hunter Defence embarks on National Media Partnership with Industry Update

Hunter Defence has established a new ongoing relationship with Industry Update Manufacturing Magazine – Australia’s No.1 manufacturing and industrial equipment magazine and directory. This partnership sees Tim Owen appointed as the publication’s monthly Defence Editor, which provides an excellent opportunity to further build the profile of the region’s defence capabilities and capacities. The February-March edition […]

Virtual Capability Symposium To Showcase Defence Capability Opportunities

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2024 CAPABILITY SYMPOSIUM Registrations are now open for the 2024 Capability Symposium to be held on Wednesday 13 March 2024. The Symposium is a one-day virtual event relevant for all personnel in capability-related roles across Defence, central-agencies, contractors and Industry partners. The Symposium will provide an overview of Defence and Government’s capability […]

EOIs now open for 2024 events with Team Defence Australia

National and International opportunities for Hunter Defence-ready businesses It’s looking like a busy start to the year for defence businesses, with EOI’s now open for the first round of Team Defence Australia trade missions and opportunities to apply for solicitations and tenders in the UK. Opportunities there include NMR resourcing and airfield ground support equipment. Deadlines […]

Nupress, Lockheed Martin and Thales set to boost Hunter region defence profile

Busy few months for industry stakeholders in the Hunter Defence suppliers in the Hunter Region have featured prominently in a range of capability areas across some significant national projects recently. For those among you fascinated by all things defence-related, read on for the latest developments from land, sea, air and space. Nupress October kicked off […]

Defence Strategic Review (DSR) summary from Tim Owen

Defence Strategic Review (DSR) summary The long awaited DSR was released on April 24, 2023. The review by His Excellency, the Hon Stephen Smith, and Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK AFC (Ret’d) is a set of recommendations that have been passed to the Prime Minister, the Minister for Defence (Deputy Prime Minister), the […]

The Going Global Export Program: Eligibility and Participants

The NSW Government has initiated an industry export program designed to support the growth of NSW businesses through expansion to new export markets. The program will focus on the defence and aerospace industry, and provide export coaching, tailored workshops and business-matching with potential customers in the UK. NSW defence and aerospace businesses can participate in […]

Opportunity – Going Global Export Program

Going Global Export Program Eligible businesses can apply for free support to export Defence and Aerospace products and service to the UK. The Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement will provide NSW businesses with increased cross border opportunities within the defence and aerospace industry. The UK’s defence sector continues to prosper and grow. Since 2016 it has […]

Agenda and speaker line up for the 2022 Hunter Defence Conference

Please note: Ticket sales are now closed. For those attending, the agenda and speaker line up below has been updated to include the latest speakers and topics HERE. We are pleased to share the following agenda for the 2022 Hunter Defence Conference and, where confirmed, the leaders across Defence and Defence Industry who will be […]

Hunter Defence support on show at INDO PACIFIC

The recent INDO PACIFIC International Martime Exposition – one of the largest Defence industry events ever held in Australia – provided the setting for a great example of one of the many ways Hunter Defence support SMEs in their defence industry journeys. The players: I S Systems (ISS), a Hunter based SME with Defence (Navy) […]

Reap the benefits of a mentally healthy business with our latest DRSS course

When you think of being ‘defence ready’, workplace resilience and wellbeing may seem like a low priority. However, a strong, healthy mental state can impact the people and businesses in our industry in significant ways.    This topic is the latest to be covered in our Defence Ready Seminar Series 2022. It’s facilitated by Dr Sally […]