Australian Military Sales Catalogue

August 12, 2019 – The third edition of the Australian Military Sales Catalogue, launched today, showcases world-leading Australian defense industry products, services and technology available for export to foreign governments. The 2019 Catalogue is almost twice the size of last year’s as the Liberal National Government works to make Australia a top ten global defense exporter. Growing defense exports strengthens Australia’s defense industry, creating new jobs and helping to keep the country more safe and secure. The number of Australian businesses contributing to the Catalogue has grown by 75 per…

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New Shipyard Tower to Increase Productivity

January 8, 2018 – A new support tower facility recently opened at the Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia will enhance productivity and reduce costs for Navy ships undergoing maintenance and modifications. Speaking at the opening of the tower, Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, said the development underscored a continuous improvement initiative by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance. “These enterprises are providing through-life support to the Government’s previously announced continuous naval shipbuilding program,” he said. “The WAMA Alliance alone is generating over 1700 continuous jobs…

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Henderson Shipside Support Tower

November 30, 2018 – The Henderson maritime precinct in Western Australia has received a major boost with the opening of a new Shipside Support Tower. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, today announced the opening of the facility at the BAE Systems Australia-owned shipyard. The project created 50 jobs and cost $6.4 million and shows yet again how important Henderson is as a shipbuilding and maintenance hub. The Tower is five stories high and incorporates gangway facilities in…

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