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Flying electric racing cars among the wonders at inaugural SA Aerospace and Information Warfare forum

Susan Close MP Deputy Premier Minister for Defence and Space Industries The first South Australian Aerospace and Information Warfare forum is on in Adelaide today, showcasing the state’s defence industry capabilities and connecting local industry with supply chains. More than 500 delegates will attend the Adelaide Convention Centre where the state’s aerospace and information warfare sector will be showcased. Amongst the technology on display will be the Airspeeder, the world’s first electric racing series flying car. An industry exhibition featuring more than 55 defence businesses, government and academic institutions will showcase the state’s capabilities across aerospace, space and defence innovation. ...

Flying electric racing cars among the wonders at inaugural SA Aerospace and Information Warfare forum2022-06-27T13:30:41+09:30

Major milestone in the Defence & Space State

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed another massive defence boost to South Australia, with today’s launch of the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), Arafura. The Arafura is the first of two new Arafura Class OPVs being constructed in South Australia by Luerssen Australia at the world-class Osborne Naval Shipyard, creating hundreds of direct local jobs through a build program worth $4 billion. Premier Steven Marshall said today’s milestone reinforces South Australia’s reputation as the defence and space capital of the nation. “Today is a significant milestone for the OPV program and an important step in Australia’s continuous naval shipbuilding program,” said ...

Major milestone in the Defence & Space State2021-12-16T13:37:44+10:30

Major defence companies come together to bolster shipbuilding jobs in SA

Jobs, jobs and more jobs are at the heart of a defence roundtable being hosted by Premier Marshall today. With last week’s historic announcements for Australia’s Navy sending billions of dollars into South Australia – South Australia’s defence companies will be reaping the rewards now and for decades to come. Heads of major defence companies with significant operations in South Australia, including Saab Australia, BAE Systems Australia, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Australia, government owned ASC, and the Chief Executive Officer at the Department for Innovation and Skills will all come together for today’s roundtable to discuss how to support the ...

Major defence companies come together to bolster shipbuilding jobs in SA2021-09-21T10:43:55+09:30

SA: The Defence State – jobs for today, tomorrow and for decades to come

South Australia has today been cemented as the shipbuilding capital of the country with thousands of jobs for today, tomorrow and decades to come. The new nuclear-powered submarines will be built in South Australia as announced by the Prime Minister early this morning. And in another momentous declaration that South Australia is the home of defence – the Collins class full-cycle docking will remain at Osborne. The Collins life-of-type extension will now continue beyond 2026 as all six boats undergo capability extensions in South Australia. In another huge win for local jobs, the Navy’s three Hobart class destroyers will also ...

SA: The Defence State – jobs for today, tomorrow and for decades to come2021-09-21T10:02:28+09:30

South Australia’s defence industry sets sights on Land Forces 2021

The best of South Australia’s defence industry will be on display at the Land Forces expo in Brisbane this week. The South Australia – The Defence State stand will showcase 30 of the state’s most innovative companies and institutions to the defence sector for the first time since the PACIFIC 2019 International Maritime Exposition. Land Forces is the premier international land defence exposition, with over 400 defence primes, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), government agencies and delegations showcasing equipment, technology and services for the for armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia Pacific. Defence SA Chief Executive Richard Price said despite ...

South Australia’s defence industry sets sights on Land Forces 20212021-09-21T10:10:09+09:30

Careers expo provides path to success

Thousands of school students and job seekers will descend on the Adelaide Showgrounds over the next two days to take part in the Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo. More than 80 training organisations, employers and interactive skills zones will showcase traditional and growth industries and training and career pathways available, at the free-to-register event. “There are more job vacancies in South Australia than ever before and the Expo is a fantastic way to explore career options in some of the state’s fastest-growing industries,” said Minister Pisoni. “Having a job often leads to more job opportunities in the future, so I ...

Careers expo provides path to success2021-09-21T09:54:46+09:30