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Hunter poised to seize on Defence opportunities

The arrival of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) fleet at Williamtown RAAF Base has thrown an international spotlight on the Hunter’s industry capability that will boost our reputation as a Defence Ready region, an audience of industry stakeholders heard in Newcastle today. Hunter Defence Chair Tim Owen told the inaugural Hunter Defence industry lunch at Merewether Surfhouse that the selection of Williamtown as the Asia-Pacific sustainment hub for the F-35 program had created enormous [...]

2019-06-03T17:22:11+10:00June 3rd, 2019|News|

Hunter Defence Conference

The Hunter Defence Conference brings together a powerful collective of key decision-makers from Defence and Aviation including political and departmental agency leaders, CEOs of primes, vocational trainers and educators and other industry experts. Start August 22 End August 23 Venue Crown Plaza 430 Wine Country Drive Lovedale, NSW 2325 Australia

2020-03-19T11:02:32+11:00May 14th, 2019|News|

Inaugural Hunter Defence Business Lunch

Featuring Anthony Fraser AO, Head of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) As Head of CASG, Anthony Fraser oversees the acquisition of military equipment and supply requirements for the Australian Defence Force. He will offer insight into the opportunities available for regional suppliers in the Defence sector and the processes and requirements involved in being part of the global supply chain. Date 24th May 2019 Time 12.30pm to 2.30pm Venue Merewether Surfhouse 5 Henderson [...]

2020-03-19T11:02:48+11:00May 14th, 2019|News|

New task force to drive Defence opportunity in the Hunter

A high-level advocacy and action group has been formed to promote the Hunter’s defence industry capability and drive more defence contracts and investment to the region. The Hunter Defence collaborative task force will represent the interests of existing and potential participants in the defence industry. It will focus on demonstrating the capability of established Hunter defence industry suppliers to Government and prime contractors, as well as upskilling local SMEs to become ‘defence ready’. [...]

2019-06-21T17:40:46+10:00December 5th, 2018|Media Releases|