ANZAC Day, and everything it represents, touches the Australian cultural identity. The ANZAC spirit is alive and well in ’those that serve’ all across Australia.
Australia’s defence industry sector has an odd shape. Medium size companies are rare in Australian defence industry. We’ve a strong top and a large bottom – but why so hollow…
The Australian Returned Soldiers and Sailors Imperial League (the forerunner to the RSL) first sold poppies for Armistice* Day in 1921 importing one million silk poppies, made in French orphanages. They remain a symbol of remembrance.
The Defence Industry Capability Plan (DICP) was released last month, but the most important information – sizing Australia’s Defence industrial base – was buried deeper in the document.
A day of shared reflection and remembrance of those who have served, in any capacity – especially the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the democracy and quality of life Australians enjoy today.
Israel is becoming home to the global R&D centres of more than 300 multinational corporations, and attracting more than $4.8bn in venture capital funding in 2016.
While Mental Health Day aims to promote positive mental health, the harsh reality is that more and more Australians are falling victim to mental ill health.
Defence companies often look overseas for talent. They have to. The ADF’s project cycles are too long – who can hold onto talent across the years between projects? But now the immigration and visa rules are changing.
The winter fog that is blanketing Canberra at this time of year has been lifted somewhat with the return of Parliament, and the heat and light of Budget Estimates this last fortnight.
Come March, comes Melbourne’s Avalon Airshow. It’s what the world’s aerospace and defence industry veterans call ‘the friendly show’. But this year isn’t like previous shows in several respects. This…