Alumni Events

Jun 25
09:00-16:30
DST Edinburgh
Jul 19
10:30-13:30
DST Melbourne (Fishermans Bend) and DST Edinburgh
Apr 5
08:30-14:00
Fairbairn ACT
Dec 22
12:30-14:30
DST Fishermans Bend

Latest News

Dr Alex Zelinsky AO. Photo credit - Department of Defence

CDS Dr Alex Zelinsky AO moving on

June 20, 2018

Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky announced to DST staff today that he will be leaving Defence in November to take up the role of Vice-Chancellor, University of Newcastle.

"It has been a privilege to serve the Department of Defence and Australia, without a doubt the job of Chief Defence Scientist has been the best of my career" he said.

Photo of alumni Simon Oldfield (centre) and Jim Smith (right) at the 2018 Strategic Context Seminar
Alumni Simon Oldfield (centre) and Jim Smith (right) at the 2018 Strategic Context Seminar

Alumni at the Strategic Context Seminar 2018

April 12, 2018

Alumni were represented at the 2018 Strategic Context Seminar held recently at Fairbairn ACT.  Jim Smith (right) accepted CDS's invitation to be part of the appreciative audience, while Simon Oldfield (centre) attended in his capacity as a mentor for the DST Graduate Program in Scientific Leadership.

A picture of Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky
Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky

Connecting those who have served Defence Science and Technology

December 03, 2017

The DST Alumni site will become the focus for communication between DST and alumni members, and between members.

A picture of Dr Ian Dagley, Chief Partnerships and Engagement Division

Introducing Ian Dagley, Chief Partnerships and Engagement Division

December 03, 2017

Your senior representative in DST, Dr Ian Dagley, Chief Partnerships and Engagement Division

Alumni consultation sessions were held in Melbourne

Consultation sessions on the formation of the Alumni Association

May 04, 2017

Consultation sessions on the alumni were held in Melbourne and Adelaide on 18 and 20 July respectively.

A Century of Australian Defence Science

Celebrating our history

May 04, 2017

DST Group published Anticipating Tomorrow's Defence Needs: A Century of Australian Defence Science in 2007 to celebrate 100 years of defence science in Australia.