Defence industry boost needed for national security

Increasing regional strategic uncertainties require new defence industry policies to achieve military self-sufficiency, according to to military strategists. Writing in the journal of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, David Harvey and Graeme Dunk said Australia was not prepared for conflict from fuel supplies to bullets and spare parts. They argue: “For Australia to be more…

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NASA and ANFF to deliver new electronic technologies

The Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) and NASA are to collaborate in developing new electronics technologies and new uses for advanced materials. Under a just signed umbrella agreement, the ANFF’s micro and nanofabrication expertise will work to solve challenges faced by the aerospace industry. The ANFF provides academia and industry with access to more than…

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