The Force Structure Plan outlines the most recent strategy for Defence and the capability investments to deliver it. The Plan details the Commonwealth Government’s intentions for new and adjusted Australian Defence Force capability investments to implement the new strategic objectives contained within the Defence Strategic Update.
The Defence Industrial Capability Plan outlines the Commonwealth Government’s long-term vision to build and develop a robust, resilient, and internationally competitive Australian defence industry base that can help meet defence capability requirements.
Guided by force structure priorities, STaR Shots guide and focus the national S&T enterprise while encouraging innovative ideas and innovative approaches that will deliver leap-ahead capabilities for Defence.
The Defence Space Strategy describes the strategic context in the space environment, articulates the vision and mission for the space domain and sets out the underpinning objectives of the 2040 vision for Australia as an integrated space power.
The Modern Manufacturing Strategy outlines the Commonwealth Government's vision for modern Australian manufacturing and outlines a strategy to make Australia a globally recognised, high-quality and sustainable manufacturing nation.
The Defence Industrial Capability Plan introduces the new Sovereign Industrial Capability Assessment Framework to provide a repeatable methodology to identify Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities.
The universities of Victoria and Tasmania are recognised internationally for their research capability and make a significant contribution to Australia’s defence and national security research efforts. Their capabilities and credentials are identified in this Directory against the broad capability areas outlined in the Directory.