Industry’s crucial role in Australia’s “strategic weight”: panel

CEO of DMTC, Dr Mark Hodge, participated in a recent discussion panel hosted by the Australian-British Chamber of Commerce on defence industry’s role in contributing to Australia’s sovereign defence posture and ‘strategic weight’.

Mark Hodge with Marand CEO Rohan Stocker. Image courtesy of ABCC

The panel discussed challenges for defence industry sector at both the state and national levels in meeting Victoria’s economic objectives but, more importantly, the needs of the nation in a changing geopolitical and defence landscape.

Panellists included Victorian Defence Advocate John O’Callaghan, AI Group’s Head of Defence Industry Policy Kate Louis and Professor Len Sciacca from the University of Melbourne.

A Defence Connect article on the forum is available here.

Posted by Harry Baxter on July 11th, 2019 Tagged: , , ,