DST has representatives embedded in the White Paper team to contribute science & technology input to the paper, as well as to the Force Structure Review.
Advice to government
DST Group informs Defence and national security policy and strategy by being a valued adviser that provides evidence-based, expert and impartial advice that utilises the organisation's analysis skills, deep scientific capabilities and domain knowledge.
The Australian Government and Defence must make evidence-based policy decisions. Australia has a need for a trusted organisation with the requisite knowledge to provide this advice.
We have a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies relevant to defence and national security, significant analytical capability, unique access to domain knowledge and a highly developed ability to synthesise information.