Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue Third Dialogue Third Dialogue Explores Potential Between Defence and Resources Sectors On 12 September 2018 WA DEFENCE REVIEW hosted its third Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue for the year, this time in partnership with the City of Perth. A large gathering of senior officials and decision makers from across government, industry, defence and academia Dialogues deliberate on policy and strategy affecting Defence and defence industry in the West... read more EVENT WRITE UP Second Dialogue Collaboration and Innovation: The Focus of Second Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue Collaboration is key. This sentiment was the consensus at the second Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue held on 9 May 2018. Organised by WA DEFENCE REVIEW in partnership with the University of Western Australia (UWA), the Dialogue brought together prominent industry leaders, defence officials, education and training professionals and government representatives from across three states... read more EVENT WRITE UP Inaugural Dialogue Inaugural Launch of the 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 on 28 February to deliberate on policy and strategy in the defence sector. Billed as the inaugural ‘Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue’, the meeting was the first of its type under the auspices of WA DEFENCE REVIEW ... read more EVENT WRITE UP


The WA DEFENCE REVIEW Strategy, Defence & Industry Dialogue is an independent, unbiased and apolitical roundtable-style Chatham House Rule policy discussion forum.


Established in February 2018, the Dialogue facilitates key conversations regarding Australian defence policy, strategic affairs and industry innovation and collaboration with an eye towards assessing the implications for WA.


This event brings together distinguished senior officials, decision-makers and representative peak bodies from across the spectrum of government, industry, defence and academia to assist development of policy outcomes benefiting the defence sector.


Upon conclusion of each Dialogue, an edited, anonymous and unattributed record of the proceedings will be published and made available on the WA DEFENCE REVIEW website, with a post-event report also being made available for public viewing.


Producing a tangible outcome, the Dialogue fulfils a significant purpose in supporting consensus on matters germane to Australia’s defence, security and strategic interests.

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