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Find your place in defence and space at The Big Meet THIS FRIDAY

South Australians looking for exciting lifelong career opportunities need look no further than the defence and space industries. With a range of high paying careers across naval shipbuilding, information warfare, cyber and space, the state will be looking to employ more than 10,000 people over the next two decades. Keen to find out more? Come and see Defence SA and a range of defence and space industry at The Big Meet on Friday 24 March at the Adelaide Convention Centre, [...]

2023-03-22T10:51:14+10:30March 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

Graduation success for Defence Industry Scholarship Program students

An impressive cohort of 36 South Australian university students have taken the next step in their defence industry careers, graduating from the highly regarded Defence Industry Scholarship Program. The South Australian Government-funded scholarship program, administered by AiGroup, provides eligible university students with grants of up to $10,000 to undertake work placements at a local defence company. The graduation ceremony held at Edinburgh-based manufacturer, AML3D, recognised students who have completed their defence industry placement across a range of roles, gaining in-demand skills, knowledge [...]

2023-03-15T14:38:27+10:30March 15th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Motivating the next generation to make a mark

Not-for-profit organisation Business in Schools has launched a statewide program supporting girls and women to explore careers in non-traditional occupations and industries. Making Her Mark has been developed to inspire, encourage and educate females from the ages of 16 to 60 to embrace a variety of career choices without the restraint of gender stereotypes. Currently, the initiative’s website features access to role models, pathways, resources and support in entering a vast range of industries. Business in Schools Board Member and [...]

2023-09-06T16:36:50+09:30March 14th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

DEWC Services sets high standard in graduate employment

South Australian electronic warfare company DEWC Services has been recognised as a top graduate employer as part of the 2023 Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) Top Graduate Employers list. DEWC Services was the only small to medium business in the state and one of only three South Australian-headquartered companies recognised on the list, which is based on first-hand ratings and feedback from graduates who spend at least 12 months with an employer. Developed in late 2020 to boost local talent across the [...]

2023-03-15T14:17:11+10:30February 23rd, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Now is the time to join South Australia’s defence and space industries

There’s never been a better time to join South Australia’s defence and space industries, with workers needed now to get started on a lucrative career, spanning decades. Recent research conducted by Defence SA shows that while the defence industry alone in South Australia is expected to need an additional 10,000 people over the next 10 years, not everyone is aware of the career opportunities available in the state. Defence SA Chief Executive Richard Price said the highest priority for South [...]

2023-03-15T14:32:10+10:30February 15th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Record graduate intake at BAE Systems Australia

BAE Systems Australia has reinforced their commitment to investing in the next generation of workers by recruiting a record number of graduates across the country, including 50 in South Australia.  The new recruits will be supporting the Hunter class frigate program, the Jindalee Operational Radar Network upgrade and the development of new technologies for the Australian Defence Force. Others across the country will be work across a range of maritime and aerospace sustainment programs and corporate roles. A further 30 apprentices are also [...]

2023-03-22T13:37:48+10:30February 13th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Young Achiever’s career on upward trajectory

The Australian Industry & Defence Network – South Australia (AIDN SA) Young Achiever Award 2022 was announced at the annual AIDN SA Christmas and Garden Party last week. Southern Launch Regulatory Lead Eamon Lawson received this year’s honour, selected from a competitive field of nominees. Eamon was recognised for his important contribution to critical law reform to support the development of Australia’s first sovereign end-to-end space capability covering payload development, rocket manufacture and launch into space. Space launch is an important pillar [...]

2023-03-15T14:19:34+10:30December 15th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Submarine testing agreement to support new jobs in SA

A new contract has been signed between Osborne based companies ASC and QMS NDT & NACE(QMS) that will see more than 25 local jobs supported through the delivery of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and metal survey services. The new deal will see QMS deliver x-ray and radiographic testing for Collins class submarines as part of the full-cycle docking program. This technology enables precise analysis of the integrity of the structures’ welds, pipe wall thicknesses, and other metallic components without physical disruption and will be used by ASC [...]

2023-03-15T14:45:48+10:30November 29th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Cameron jumps aboard South Australia’s naval shipbuilding industry

Wanting to take his skills in mechanical engineering to the next level and forge a rewarding career in the naval shipbuilding industry, Cameron made the move to South Australia two years ago to work on one of the nation’s biggest naval shipbuilding projects – the Hunter Class Frigate Program.    After completing a graduate program with BAE Systems Australia and undertaking various engineering stints in electronics and maritime, Cameron decided to pursue his passion for naval shipbuilding. He made the [...]

2022-11-28T15:20:01+10:30November 28th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: