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 Ready Seminar Series receives funding for 2022

You may have noticed via our social media and other channels, that late last month Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon. Melissa Price MP announced the Australian Department of Defence’s new Office of Defence Industry Support (ODIS). ODIS, which replaces the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CIDC), will be used by Defence and major contractors to find Australian […]

Government backs Hunter-designed program to boost defence industry jobs and skills

Hunter Defence has won federal government support for a ground-breaking industry  skilling program designed to help regional businesses win contracts in the lucrative  defence supply chain.   Minister for Defence industry Melissa Price announced at the Hunter Defence  conference this morning that the government would invest $430,000 to facilitate the  rollout of the Defence Ready Pilot […]