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Media Release
31 March 2020

More than 15,000 lifesaving SILVERSHIELD units will be delivered to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces this year.

Defence has been recognised for its significant work improving gender equity with the Athena Scientific Women's Academic Network (SWAN) Institutional Bronze Award.
Media Release
21 February 2020

Defence has been recognised for its significant work improving gender equity with the Athena Scientific Women's Academic Network (SWAN) Institutional Bronze Award.

News
21 February 2020

Defence has been recognised for its commitment to gender equity, receiving the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze award.

L-R Bronwyn Evans; James Johnson; Adi Paterson; Tanya Monro; Brian Schmidt; Elizabeth Broderick
News
20 February 2020

Defence has reaffirmed its commitment to gender equity, partnering with the Australian Academy of Science to support the inaugural 'Catalysing Gender Equity' conference.

News
20 February 2020

Close to ninety aspiring Defence scientists have gathered in Adelaide for DST's annual student conference, DSTEM.

Defence Experimentation Airborne Platform (DEAP)
News
11 February 2020

Defence scientists are contributing to the ADF's response to the bushfire crisis using a research aircraft to assist in monitoring fire activity and conduct damage assessments.

News
26 January 2020

DST's Dr Dale Lambert is one of a number of public servants to have been awarded a Public Service Medal in 2020 for outstanding public service.

Operations analyst Jeff Seers, left, and science and technology liaison officer Matt Randell at the ADF’s main operating base in the Middle East. Photo: Leading Seaman Craig Walton
News
12 December 2019

The ADF is backed with some of the most advanced technology in the world, but keeping it current is a challenge experts from the Defence Science and Technology are responsible for meeting.

Media Release
27 November 2019

DST's research laboratory in Melbourne is celebrating 80 years at its Fishermans Bend location.

Dr Hurmat Ain
News
26 November 2019

Dr Hurmat Ain began her defence science career two years ago with a DST team focused on improving helicopter systems effectiveness for Defence.

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