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Tour of Hofmann Engineering

It’s a common thought that the biggest rewards accrue to the biggest risk takers – but Hofmann Engineering Managing Director is having none of it. To Erich Hofmann, the very nature of engineering is to eliminate risk – you analyse the problem, design the solution, and manufacture it to a certified quality-controlled process. […]

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Tour of JFD Australia Bibra Lake Facility

It takes a special breed of sailor to choose a life of living cheek by jowl in a steel tube whose distinguishing characteristic is to sink into the gloomy depths. But any “sinking feeling” this […]

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Tour of BAE Systems’ Henderson Shipyard

BAE Systems Australia, in association with WA DEFENCE REVIEW and Engineers Australia, hosted a tour of the Company’s Henderson shipyard on Thursday 10 May 2018. Driving in to the facility, past the Anzac-class frigates on […]

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Launch of Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue

Team WA calls for change! Australia should begin the process of pivoting its defence forces to WA to match changing regional conditions and risks. So says a group of Perth’s best and brightest, which met […]

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Tour of AMC Floating Dock

Governments bring the greatest benefit to their people, not by operating businesses, but by investing in infrastructure that stimulates and facilitates economic growth. An outstanding example of this principle at work is the Australian Marine […]


Message from the Editor

Welcome to WA DEFENCE REVIEW By Serge DeSilva-Ranasinghe | 17 December 2017 Welcome to WA DEFENCE REVIEW, Australia’s first and only defence publication dedicated to the West. Bringing together professionals across the spectrum of politics, government, […]

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Tour of SAS Historical Collection

Around 30 members of the renowned Australian Institute of Management WA (AIM WA) received a close-up view of the Australian military’s most storied unit the Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) in November, sparking comparisons between […]

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Cocktail Function with Defence Minister

WA firms always want a slice of the pie, but this time the new Integrated Investment Program is putting out the meat pie, the vegetarian pie, the fish pie and the desert pie all at […]