It's been a busy conference season with both ADM's Defence Estate and Base Services Summit and HunterNet's Defence 2016 event taking place this week. Read our briefs by Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway and Editor Katherine Ziesing, with more coverage to follow.
In other news BAE Systems Australia boss Glynn Phillips has defended the capabilities of Australian defence industry which came under attack last week by a group of entrepreneurs with Dick Smith chief grandstander among them.
Defence technical staff in Canberra are striking over concerns the Commonwealth is losing crucial in-house oversight of complex programs and a wireless system used to test RAAF aircraft will also be used for helicopters,
Finally a big thanks to all of our sponsors – principally Laing O'Rourke, AECOM, Aurecon and Jacobs – as well as conference organiser Informa Australia, who helped to make our Summit a success once again. Naturally we'd also like to thank all those who attended,
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