ACSA Roadshow recap and opportunities

ASCA Roadshow 2023: Queensland Forum & Opportunities

QDSA, in partnership with the Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator (ASCA), hosted the inaugural Queensland ASCA Forum on 14 November 2023. Queensland was the second stop for the national roadshow as Professor Emily Hilder, Interim Head of ASCA, toured around the country and shared how ASCA’s three core Defence innovation pathways would roll out. Below you’ll…

QLD Griffith Cyber Showcase Event Recap

QLD Griffith Cyber Showcase Event Recap 

On Tuesday August 2, 2022, QDSA, in partnership with Griffith University, hosted the Queensland Griffith Cyber Showcase with special guests including Dr Gareth Parker and Mr Suneel  Randhawa from the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG), and Ms Jade Demnar from Australian Signals Directorate. In this recap, we cover the increasing importance of Cyber, notable…

EPE MILTECS

EPE MILTECS Interactive Showcase Event Recap

EPE MILTECS – Human Teaming and Response Robotics Standardised Testing, Evaluation and Certification Interactive Showcase Event Recap On Thursday, 21 April 2022, QDSA teamed up with EPE and the CSIRO to officially open the Military Test, Evaluation, Certification and Systems Assurance (MILTECS) facility and host an interactive showcase featuring presentations on human teaming and response…

PROTEGAS Australia Presentation on Foreign Interference and IP Protection

PROTEGAS Australia: Foreign Interference and IP Protection Event Recap

PROTEGAS Australia Presentation on Foreign Interference and IP Protection – A stellar line up of presenters tackled the important topic of Foreign interference and IP protection at an event jointly hosted by PROTEGAS Australia and QDSA on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at Queensland University of Technology. In today’s climate of growing global instability and tension,…

Meet Warwick Penrose, Managing Director of EPE, a group of companies providing C-IED, C-CBRN, C-Narcotic, C-Drone, ECM and Deployable Infrastructure capability to clients in Australia, New Zealand, the US and the wider APAC region.

Warwick Penrose – Managing Director, EPE – Industry Profile

Getting to Know Warwick Penrose Following on from the hugely successful EPE MILTECS Showcase event, the QDSA team thought it fitting to introduce you to the driving force behind EPE. Continuing our series of industry profiles, today, we introduce you to Warwick Penrose. What are your current roles and responsibilities? I am the Managing Director…

DSTG Opens Hypersonics Research Precinct at Eagle Farm

DSTG Opens Hypersonics Research Precinct at Eagle Farm

QLD’s Defence Research to Boom As previously mentioned in our December 2021/January 2022 Recap, QDSA recently attended the opening of the brand new purpose-built DSTG Hypersonics Research Precinct at Eagle Farm, Brisbane. The centre is a significant development for Defence research in Australia and provides a plethora of exciting opportunities for increasing sovereign capability and…

QDSA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022. Tori Brown and others attended the Women in Defence Technology Conference in February 2022.

QDSA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

As an organisation that is instrumental in facilitating connections and collaborations in the wider Queensland Defence Industry, QDSA seeks to increase sovereign capability through all available resources and offerings. One of these essential resources is the contribution of women in the industry.  Undoubtedly, some of the finest minds in STEM and Defence are female, and…

GWEO Enterprise Information Session hosted by AMC and QDSA

QDSA and AMC GWEO Enterprise Information Session Event Recap

On 19th November 2021, QDSA – ran a ground-breaking event that brought together industry innovators, scientists and researchers from across Australia to hear about the Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance Enterprise from Defence leaders and subject matter experts. Senior Specialist, Defence Research and Program Director of the Australian Program Office for Advanced Hypersonics Dr Greta…