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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Sep 16, 2021

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by shadow minister for defence industry Matt Keogh, who outlines his vision for the future of Australia’s defence industry.

The pair begin the podcast by discussing the Commonwealth’s new Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities, and the importance of translating the priorities into action.

They then analyse Labor’s recent commitment to conduct the first Defence Force Posture Review in eight years to ensure the ongoing warfighting capability of the defence force.

The pair then examine the relationship between primes and Australian defence SMEs, and the impact that the recent pandemic has had on Australia’s supply chains.

The podcast then wraps up by discussing the importance of having a sovereign defence industry to overcome shortfalls in the global supply chain.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team