Month: May 2017

The Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr. Dennis Richardson, has tendered his resignation. The following is from a statement by Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Malcolm Turnbull: “Mr. Richardson has had a long and distinguished career and has made a significant contribution to Australia’s national security and foreign policy over 48 years of public service. […]

The new submarine and frigate Defence contracts are what seem to be the largest and second largest in history, at A$50 billion and A$30 billion respectively. France has won the submarine contract; the winner of the frigate contract is yet to be decided. Whatever the outcome as to which country wins the frigate contract, both […]