Govt announces Defence leadership changes

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that current Chief of Army, LTGEN Angus Campbell will be appointed to the position of Chief of Defence Force (CDF) and promoted to the rank of General, replacing ACM Mark Binskin who will retire in early July. Mr Turnbull also announced that the current Chief of Joint Operations (CJOPS), VADM David Johnston will become Vice Chief … [Read more...]

CSIRO given Boeing Top Technology Supplier award

Boeing has named the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) as its Technology Supplier of the Year for 2017. The award to CSIRO is the second consecutive year it has been named Technology Supplier of the Year by one of the world’s largest aerospace companies. CSIRO’s award is one of 13 Supplier of the Year awards that were named from more than … [Read more...]

beyondblue and Invictus Games Sydney 2018 team up for mental health

beyondblue and Invictus Games Sydney 2018 have announced they will work together to highlight the positive impact that sport, physical exercise and participation can have on mental health and wellbeing. Invictus Games Sydney 2018 is the first time the Games will be held in Australia, and more than 500 former and current military personnel from 18 countries are in training … [Read more...]

Labor Senator accused of “freelancing” over RAAF VIP jet comments

Freshman Labor Senator Kimberley Kitching has been accused by her colleagues of “freelancing” according to the ABC after she criticised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on social media for the ordering an Airbus KC-30A equipped with a VIP interior for the RAAF. Senator Kitching took to Twitter on Saturday accusing the Prime Minister of spending $250 million on a “private … [Read more...]