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Defence and industry join forces for rapid face shield production

22 April 2020
Media Release

Defence has joined forces with a family-owned South Australian company to rapidly produce face shields for frontline healthcare workers. 

Designed by Defence Science and Technology Group (DST), Axiom Precision Manufacturing commenced production last week, with 600 of the new face shields already being distributed.

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said this new partnership will ensure Australia sustains a sufficient supply of shields over the months ahead.

Read the full Media Release on the Department of Defence website.


Nicky Hamer (Minister Reynolds' Office): +61 437 989 927
Keegan Buzza (Minister Andrews' Office): +61 447 697 846
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