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Sector Briefing

Business News’ Sector Briefings brings together high calibre industry thought leaders to join in discussions around the opportunities and challenges Western Australia has in its vision to become a world leader in various areas of government and business. From health, education, mining, and finance; to technology, communications, energy, sport and the arts.

The events are usually made up of Keynote speakers and guest panellists at a Business News lunch featuring discussions and questions around recent industry reports or reform.

Sector Briefing: The Future of Defence in WA

AUKUS, Defence Industry and the UK’s role in the Indo-Pacific

Join United Kingdom Minister of State for Indo-Pacific, the Rt. Hon. Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as she delivers a keynote address focusing on the role of the UK in the Indo-Pacific to the WA Business Community. Minister Trevelyan will join panellists Sir Nick Hine KCB, Greg Laxton and Professor Gordon Flake to discuss the UK’s approach to the Indo-Pacific, the role of the UK’s global defence industry and its readiness to play a key role in the AUKUS partnership with a particular focus on implications for Western Australia.

The panel will discuss the importance of close cooperation between government and industry, locally, nationally and internationally to unlock economic potential, enhance innovation, and respond to international security needs by maximising Australia’s strategic partnership with the United Kingdom.


LUNCH Friday 8 December

Bellevue Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Friday, 8 December, 2023
11.45am (12.15pm start) - 2.30pm
Bellevue Ballroom, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

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