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National Defence Congress focuses on naval shipbuilding

Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith has called upon the Federal Government to commit to a continuous build of frigates and submarines in Australia, and for the Offshore Patrol Vessels to be built in South Australia. “Naval shipbuilding will feature prominently at the national Austr... ... (Tuesday, 09 February 2016)

Adelaide company recognised for role in Joint Strike Fighter Program

Adelaide-based company Levett Engineering has received a commendation for service and manufacturing excellence for their work on the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program.The award was presented at Levett Engineering’s Elizabeth South facility by Australian Joint Strike Fighter Program Director o... ... (Tuesday, 08 December 2015)

South Australian school prepares students for defence industry jobs

The Government is on track to fulfil its election commitment for a specialist Defence Program, with a suburban high school helping to prepare a new generation of South Australians to benefit from the next wave of defence industry jobs.Defence Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith and Education M... ... (Friday, 28 August 2015)

State Budget delivers improvements to Springbank Road

NEWS RELEASE- Minister Stephen Mullighan MPThe State Budget will invest $1.1 million dollars in improvements to Springbank Road - a key arterial road in Adelaide’s inner south.The Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said locals had emphasised the need for the upgrade when he atte... ... (Friday, 19 June 2015)

Anzac Day

ABC RADIO: WWI was an event that changed the nature of the country, says SA's Veterans Affairs Minister and former SAS member, Martin Hamilton-Smith: http://www.abc.net.au/newsradio/content/s4222839.htm ... (Friday, 24 April 2015)

Hospital pitched as site for public pool

Mitcham and Hills Messenger: The Repatriation General Hospital has been touted as a possible site to fill a need for a community pool in the Mitcham Council area. Waite MP Martin Hamilton-Smith and Mitcham mayor Glenn Spear visited the Daw Park hospital last week to investigate the future of the... ... (Tuesday, 10 March 2015)

New Aerospace Alliance aims to take local industry global

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE BUSINESS WEEKLY: South Australian Minister for Defence Martin Hamilton-Smith officially launched at the Avalon Airshow a new alliance that aims to reposition local industry on the global stage as rapid changes in technology and business practices take hold across the aerospace ind... ... (Thursday, 26 February 2015)

Federal Government’s past promises a distant dream

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has provided the clearest indication yet that the Federal Government is moving to break its promise to South Australians. South Australian Minister for Defence Industries said the announcements fall well short of the unqualified promise made to Australian indust... ... (Friday, 20 February 2015)

Defence Minister promises 'conservative' approach to submarines following tour of ASC

ABC NEWS: Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has promised a "conservative" approach to deciding on Australia's next generation of submarines, following a tour of a key shipbuilding site in Adelaide. Read more ... (Friday, 23 January 2015)

We moved mountains, let’s build subs

ADELAIDE NOW: Why does our national government have such little faith in the ability of Australians to rise to new challenges. Read more ... (Friday, 26 December 2014)

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