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
See our National Security Science and Technology Policy page for information on our policy development process, including our past and forthcoming workshops.
We are currently seeking feedback on our consultation paper - A policy and program for invigorating science and technology for national security - see our call for feedback for more details. Submissions close Thursday 1 May.
Phone: (08) 7389 6832