Science and tech sector backs call for greater sovereign capability – Science and Technology Australia

The peak body for Australia’s science and technology sectors has backed a call by Industry and Science Minister Karen Andrews for Australia to develop greater “sovereign capability” in manufacturing underpinned by strong local research and development. Click here to read this article on Science and Technology Australia –

Op-Ed: Australia’s fuel (in)security and our lack of national resilience – Defence Connect

Australia has long struggled to meet its obligations to maintain a domestic supply of liquid fuels, drawing the condemnation of the International Energy Agency (IEA) and leaving the nation critically vulnerable to fluctuations in price and geo-strategic competition, now amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Air Vice-Marshal (Ret’d) John Blackburn, AO, believes is the time to rectify…