Defence Science and Technology (Australia)

Owning Institution
Former Name
Defence Science and Technology Organisation

DST is the Australian Government’s lead agency responsible for applying science and technology to safeguard Australia.

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7 May 2018

This document reports on the progress of the Centre for Defence Industry Capability, the Defence Innovation Hub and the Next Generation Technologies Fund. Together, these programs represent a $1.6 billion investment in defence capability.


1 May 2018

The aim of this document is to outline Australia’s current national security science and technology priorities and coordination of efforts, to best take advantage of investment in science and technology and address gaps in immediate and future national security capability.

Discussion paper

10 Apr 2014

This paper outlines the development of a new science and technology (S&T) policy for national security, and invites submissions.

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Literature review

15 Mar 2011

This report consists of a literature review and analysis of the existing research concerning countering violent extremism.

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