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Australia and India sign Defence arrangement

5 June 2020
Media Release

As part of the Australia-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier today, two landmark Defence Arrangements between Australia and India have been established.

The Australia-India Mutual Logistics Support Arrangement and the Defence Science and Technology Implementing Arrangement provide a framework to deepen defence cooperation between the two countries.

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said India is a significant security partner for Australia.

“We have a strong shared interest in working together to support a stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific,” Minister Reynolds said.

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


Ben Martin (Minister Reynolds' Office): +61 447 219 902
Nicky Hamer (Minister Reynolds' Office): +61 437 989 927
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