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Entries for January 2017

International ship designers converge on Adelaide

Adelaide is set to be a hot-spot for international shipbuilding companies in coming weeks with three ship designers visiting Techport Australia and holding engagement forums with South Australia’s defence industry ahead of 2018’s jobs windfall. Offshore Patrol Vessel contender Damen from the Netherl... ... (Tuesday, 31 January 2017)

AWD program reaches new milestone

The first Air Warfare Destroyer, Hobart, today commenced the next phase of sea trials, undertaking testing of combat, communications and additional platform systems. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith congratulated everyone involved in the project on the milestone and said that it... ... (Monday, 30 January 2017)

New defence innovation partnership set to give SA the edge

South Australia is establishing the Defence Innovation Partnership, a new organisation that will generate defence-related research and development activity for the state. Defence Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith said the new partnership allows South Australia to continue putting its best fo... ... (Wednesday, 25 January 2017)

Online compliance certificates now available

South Australians can now receive compliance certificates from plumbers, electricians and gas fitters electronically, through a government project that aims to reduce red tape and improve business efficiency.Paper based Certificates of Compliance (CoCs), which consume more than 1 million sheets of p... ... (Tuesday, 17 January 2017)