Defence Export Controls Outreach – Darwin
On 24 July the Department of Defence will host an export controls outreach program in Darwin. This is the first time the annual capital city outreach program has been extended to the Northern Territory, and provides a unique opportunity for local businesses large and small, as well as researchers and academics.
The program is designed to help exporters understand how Australia classifies and regulates exports of military and dual-use goods, and how to get the best out of the advisory services available. Staff from Defence Export Controls will explain what laws apply, what exporters need to be aware of and how Defence undertakes risk assessments for permit applications. This will include detailing exporters’ obligations in regards to controlled goods and technology that have a potential military end use, or could be used in a weapon of mass destruction program. Sessions will be provided on an introduction to export controls, whole of government roles, defence industry briefings and essentials for the academic and research sectors. Advisors from other departments will be present to support this unique face-to-face opportunity for stakeholders.
This free and catered full-day event will be hosted by Charles Darwin University. It will be invaluable to anyone currently exporting, or examining opportunities to export, military or dual-use goods – including intangibles like software.
About this Event
Defence Export Controls (DEC) is conducting an outreach program to cover the requirements exporters must meet when exporting goods and technology that are controlled, have a potential military end use or could be used in a weapon of mass destruction program. This year we will be visiting Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin, Brisbane and Perth.
Registration opens at 0900 for a 0930 start.
Session 1: Introduction to Export Control Regulations
Our first session covers the basics of export controls and regulations. This session will introduce the fundamentals and pave the way for discussions throughout the day. If you are a regular exporter and are familiar with DEC, or attended one of our outreach events in 2018, you may wish to skip the ‘Introduction to Export Control Regulations’ presentation, and just attend the ‘Whole of Government’ (from 1045am) and afternoon ‘Practical Application’ sessions. There is no need to advise us in advance, but please ensure you do register during the morning tea or lunch periods.
Session 2: Whole-of-Government
During this session, participants will hear from a variety of government departments and agencies to gain an understanding of the whole-of-government approach to managing exports from Australia.
Session 3: Practical Applications
In our final ssession, a ‘Defence Industry Stream’ specific presentation and an ‘Academic/Research Stream’ specific presentation will be run simultaneously. We ask that participants attend the presentation most relevant to their field.
Outreach Whole of Government Presenters
Sessions 1 & 2:
- Department of Home Affairs
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
- Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)
- Australian Border Force (ABF)
- Defence Industry Security Program (DISP)
- Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC)
Registration and Ticketing
Registration is for a whole day. When you register, you will be prompted to notify us of:
- any dietary requirements you may have
- any questions or topics you would like covered and
- whether your company/organisation requires further consultation with DEC
It is not necessary to bring a copy of the ticket as there will be a confirmation registration list on the day.
We encourage you to actively participate in the event. Your feedback is important to us. We will have feedback forms available for you to complete throughout the day to assist us with improving future programs.
If you have any further questions, DEC can be reached at:
Tel: 1800 661 066
Webpage: Defence Export Controls