On 1 April 2012, DSTO established the National Security Science and Technology Centre (NSSTC).
NSSTC mission: To coordinate and foster the development of science and technology to enhance Australia's national security.
The NSSTC is responsible for:
- leading and coordinating the development and implementation of national security science and technology policy
- management of the DSTO National Security Program
- fostering of international national security research collaborations
- strategic analysis of national security priorities and resourcing
- integration of counter-terrorism technologies to benefit Defence and civilian agencies
National Security S&T workshops
DSTO will conduct a series of workshops to engage key stakeholders in the policy and planning process. Workshops will be held in November 2013, March and May 2014.
Phone: (08) 7389 6832