Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price praises Hunter defence contractors and announces restructure of Defence Department procurement bureaucracy

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
November 25 2021 - 7:00pm
STEP UP: Hunter Defence promotes the region's engineering and defence capability to government, working with companies large and small to help them negotiate pathways to securing government contracts. Picture: Hunter Defence

THE federal government's Hunter-based 'Defence Ready' program will receive another $300,000 to double the number of corporate participants from 40 to 80, Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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