Alumni Events

Nov 5
09:00-17:00
DST Edinburgh
Dec 14
12:30-14:30
Australian Defence Force Academy

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Alumni Dr Jennie Clothier, Cliff White and Jim Smith catching up
Alumni Dr Jennie Clothier, Cliff White and Jim Smith catching up

2018 DST Achievement Awards and Farewell to Dr Zelinsky

November 17, 2018

A number of alumni accepted CDS’s invitation to attend the 2018 DST Achievement Awards ceremony held at DST Canberra on 16 November

L-R Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Assistant Defence Minister, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, Dr Andrew Piotrowski, recipient of the Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science 2018, Acting Secretary of Defence, Rebecca Skinner and Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky
L-R Chief of the Defence Force General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, Assistant Defence Minister, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, Dr Andrew Piotrowski, recipient of the Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science 2018, Acting Secretary of Defence, Rebecca Skinner and Chief Defence Scientist, Dr Alex Zelinsky

Minister's Achievement Award for Andrew Piotrowski

November 06, 2018

Dr Andrew Piotrowski has received the 2018 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his innovative work in developing force protection systems that protect Australian soldiers from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Connections magazine cover
Connections magazine cover

Connections staff magazine now on-line

October 05, 2018

Rather than sent by email, DST's Connections magazine is available to registered alumni directly from this web site, via the Members section.

Dr Ian Sare

Inaugural gathering

August 03, 2018

DST alumni gathered concurrently at Edinburgh and Fishermans Bend on 19 July 2018, linked by VTC for CDS's address. This is the first meeting of the re-vitalised Alumni, with more to come.

Alumnus Gary Ewing participating in the study

Alumni assisting research

June 28, 2018

Alumni recently took the opportunity to participate in a research project at DST Edinburgh.

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.

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.

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.