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Song Cycle of the Seven Sisters, painted by Indigenous artist Anthony Walker.
31 August 2015

Defence today unveiled an Indigenous painting as a mark of respect for cultural diversity within the organisation.

Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky (right) with Mr Peter Hitchiner, past president of the Information, Telecommunications, and Electronics Engineering (ITEE) College
29 August 2015
Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky, has received the prestigious 2015 M A Sargent Medal from Engineers Australia.
Chief Defence Scientist Alex Zelinsky (left) presented the award to the Northrop Grumman team (L-R): Ian Irving, CEO Northrop Grumman Australia, Winter McCall and Shane Cooper.
26 August 2015
A mobile communications system that connects securely to classified networks has won the 2015 Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
The Digital Video Guard
21 August 2015
Scientists from the DST Group recently showcased a unique computer security device that provides protection against cyber intrusion.
Sarah Hibbard is part of a Graduate Industry Placement at DST Group Edinburgh.
18 August 2015
Defence personnel will be taking part in a study exploring virtual reality technology as a means to improve training, education & performance.
HiFIRE logo on the exterior of a jet.
12 August 2015
Scientists took away valuable lessons from the latest trial of the joint Australia-US HIFiRE Program conducted recently at the Andøya Rocket Range in Norway.
DST Group logo
1 August 2015
As part of the First Principles Review implementation, from 1 July 2015 the DSTO has been renamed as the Defence Science and Technology Group.
The exoskeleton fitted to a manekin.
31 July 2015
Some soldiers carry in excess of 85 kg of mission-essential personal equipment. This load can cause fatigue and injury and impact a soldier’s performance.
Front row (L-R): Students Vincent Bachtier, Samiul Amin, Ben Steer and Kyle Hardman. Back row (L-R) Dr Graham Morton (UNSW), Dr Todd Mansell (DST Group) and Glenn Frankish (Lockheed Martin).
31 July 2015
Five university students competed for a Student Innovation Prize aimed at developing a trusted autonomous system.
L-R: Assistant Minister for Defence Mr Stuart Robert, Chief Defence Scientist (Australia) Dr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist (Singapore) Professor Quek Tong Boon, Second Minister for Defence Mr Lui Tuck Yew
Media Release
23 July 2015
Australia and Singapore today signed a ten-year Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in defence science and technology.