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HunterNet Defence Forum

Principal Objectives

  • Review and Refine model that allows Hunter and Central Coast SME engagement into defence related industry.
  • Work closely with companies that are or have the capability to be involved in Defence work and visit these companies and ensure that they are Defence ready, build teams.
  • Market the industry capability of the region to secure new defence contracts through engagement of Primes and follow up opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities for the development of products, capabilities and services.
  •  Promotion of Hunter Defence activities to Stake Holder Groups.
  • Coordinate and Support HunterNet Defence Forum and Hubs.
  • Diversification for Hunter Central Coast.
  • Defence industry into other industry sectors. Identify successes by regional SMEs.

HunterNet Defence Team:

  • HunterNet Project Director: Wayne Diemar
  • Chair:  Bret Barton, General Manager Transport, Nova Systems Biography
  • Vice Chair:  Adam Loong, Co-founder & CEO, Skildare Human Resources.  Biography
  • Vice Chair:  Scott van Epen, Co-bond.  Biography