Independent studies into the Collins class submarine Full Cycle Docking maintenance program
On 12 August 2019 the State Government released two independent studies into the Collins class submarine Full Cycle Docking maintenance program. The Collins Class Full Cycle Docking Transition – Positioning Paper
found relocating Collins class Full Cycle Docking to WA to be in the national interest because it will de-risk the Attack class submarine and Hunter class frigate programs. The Economic Impact of Collins Class Full Cycle Docking in Western Australia
report found the WA economy would benefit significantly from Full Cycle Docking.
Western Australian Defence and Defence Industries Strategic Plan
Released in October 2018, the Western Australian Defence and Defence Industries Strategic Plan
includes six key strategies to continue to grow WA’s defence industry to diversify the economy and create jobs. The plan includes the establishment of a new Defence Science Centre in WA.
2016 Defence White Paper
The Defence White Paper
released on 25 February
2016 sets out a comprehensive, responsible long term plan for Australia's defence.
2016 Defence Integrated Investment Program
The Defence Integrated Investment Program
provides the key elements of investment needed to deliver and sustain Australia's defence capabilities over the next decade to 2025-26.
2016 Defence Industry Policy Statement
The Defence Industry Policy Statement
released with the Defence White Paper
acknowledges the fundamental contribution that Australian industry provides to defence capability.
Defence Export Strategy
The Defence Export Strategy
builds upon the Commonwealth Government's defence industry policy by setting out a comprehensive system to plan, guide and measure defence export outcomes.
2018 Defence Industrial Capability Plan
The 2018 Defence Industrial Capability Plan
released on 23 April outlines the Commonwealth Government's long-term vision to build and develop a robust, resilient and international competitive Australian defence industry base that is better able to help meet defence.
Naval Shipbuilding Plan
The Naval Shipbuilding Plan
released on 16 May 2017 outlines the Commonwealth Government's vision for the Australian naval shipbuilding enterprise
and the significant investment required in coming decades.
DST Strategic Plan 2013 – 2018
The Defence Science and Technology Strategic (DST) Plan 2013 - 2018
outlines DST’s role, strategy and ten strategic initiatives for the five years to 2018.