TECH 1007 - Defence Industry and Security

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2020

This course provides an overview of the Australian defence industry, its sovereign capability, regional responsibilities and security. Foundational topics relating to the defence business include policy decision making, defence planning, legal and international relations, organisational structure, logistics and global engagement. An introduction to security includes both global and regional perspectives as well as security policy and planning. A specific focus is given to defence export controls relating to the defence and strategic goods list, its legislation, requirements, exemptions and other technical information. Defence clearance for Australian students can be initiated in this course. Those that do not qualify or wish to obtain security clearance will be given an alternative assessment.

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