NSW sovereign capability taskforce named – InnovationAus

The NSW government has named a 23-person ICT/Digital Sovereign Procurement Taskforce charged with making it easier for innovative local tech companies to get access to government contracts, using procurement dollars to build sovereign capability. Click here to read this article on InnovationAus –  NSW sovereign capability taskforce named

Sovereignty is the key to defence industry policy – The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)

Sovereignty is now the buzzword of defence industry policy, applied liberally to whatever project is under discussion. The idea has been further entrenched in the defence lexicon following publication of the long-awaited Defence Industrial Capability Plan (DICP), as well as the announcement of Australia’s sovereign industry capability priorities (SICP) and accompanying capability assessment framework. The DICP may be an…

Defense Industrial Strategy – UK Government Services

Defence Values for Acquisition This statement of values is intended to shape the behaviour of all those involved in acquisition, including Ministers, Defence Management Board members, customers at all levels, the scrutiny community, project teams in the various delivery organisations and our private sector partners. Read this on assets.publishing.service.gov.uk – Defence Industrial Strategy Defence White…

Delivering sovereign capability – The Australian Financial Review

This content is produced by The Australian Financial Review in commercial partnership with BAE Systems. A few weeks ago we commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I – the war to end all wars as was the hope of the time. Click here to read this article on https://www.afr.com/policy/foreign-affairs/delivering-sovereign-capability-20181126-h18ct2

Sovereign capability definition debate ongoing – Defence Connect

As the defence industry awaits the release of the government’s sovereign industrial capability plan, a key industry body has put forward its ideal definition of sovereign capability for the defence industry. Click here to read this article on Defence Connect – https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/1463-sovereign-capability-definition-debate-ongoing

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 – https://scienceandtechnologyaustralia.org.au/science-and-tech-sector-backs-call-for-greater-sovereign-capability/