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Defence SA Tour RAAF Base Edinburgh

Earlier this month, the Defence SA team headed out to RAAF Base Edinburgh for a tour of the facility. Below is an account of the day by Reg Carruthers, Executive Director, Defence Industry and Space.  We acknowledge that the areas visited by the Defence SA team are on the traditional lands of the Kaurna people, and we pay our respects to their Elders, past and present. It has been quite a while since many of the team at Defence SA have visited Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Edinburgh. With much of the state’s the focus being on Naval shipbuilding ...

17 December 2020
Defence SA Tour RAAF Base Edinburgh2020-12-17T15:34:48+10:30

Justyce’s dreams of dancing with the stars

Growing up, Justyce Manton dreamt of being a ballerina but when that dream was shattered by injury, she quickly discovered an outer-this-world fascination with space and engineering, which transformed her life plans. The first year Adelaide University student is currently undertaking an internship at Defence SA under the mentorship of Executive Director, Defence and Space Reg Carruthers. Justyce is revelling in the chance to understand the industry better, and now has dreams of becoming the first Indigenous Australian to travel into space. “I am studying aeronautical engineering at Adelaide University and am absolutely loving it,” Justyce said. “Growing up I ...

16 December 2020
Justyce’s dreams of dancing with the stars2021-08-09T10:40:09+09:30