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Media Release
16 December 2021

The redevelopment of DSTG's research facility at Fishermans Bend will ensure the site's infrastructure and facilities remain operational and fit-for-purpose, allowing Defence scientists to focus on meeting challenges confronting Defence both now and in the future.

Miftar Ganija, wearing goggles investigates short pulsed laser systems in the lab.
14 December 2021

Physicists Dr Miftar Ganija and Dr Keiron Boyd are leading an exciting laser research program for Defence.

Captain Paul Gulotta performing PIV image calibration.
8 December 2021

An international engineering placement with Defence has culminated in the achievement of an Australian first.

7 December 2021

Defence is partnering with leading Australian universities to research new ways of measuring how the human body's molecules and microbes can contribute to the health and preparedness of Australian Defence Force personnel.

ADF members working with Department of Health staff at the Vaccine Operations Centre
3 December 2021

Defence analysts leveraged their operations analysis expertise to help the Vaccine Operations Centre run more efficiently.

1 December 2021

Since joining DSTG as an Optoelectronics researcher, Lily Taylor has regularly shared her passion for optics and laser physics with primary, high school and university students.

29 November 2021

Defence scientist Dr Dale Lambert has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

Gilmour Space rocket testing (Source: Gilmour Space)
24 November 2021

An advanced high-temperature material developed by Australian Defence scientists could be destined for space thanks to an ongoing partnership between Defence and Gold Coast rocket company, Gilmour Space Technologies.

23 November 2021

Defence has been granted 'Designated Laboratory Status' for both biomedical and environmental sample analysis by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

18 November 2021

Defence and national security agencies have enlisted the services of Australian researchers to explore how artificial intelligence can be used to improve military decision-making.