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2019 National Security Careers Night - Canberra (PD 3100)

  • 20 Mar 2019
  • 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
  • Blamey Theatre, Australian Defence College, Weston Creek ACT


  • Defence members - free
  • When registering please indicate which organisation you are from:
    Home Affairs, DFAT, PM&C, The Treasury, Accenture, Leidos, and Lockheed Martin. For inquiries contact events@ifrs.org.au
  • For financial members
  • If you would like to become more involved with the Future Strategic Leaders Program and can help us out on the afternoon/evening, please register here. In particular we need help setting up, escorting and cleaning up afterwards.

Registrations for the 2019 National Security Careers Night have now closed. For enquiries please contact events@ifrs.org.au 

Hosted by Andrew Balmaks, Chair, Institute For Regional Security

The National Security Careers Night is an exclusive careers night for university graduates and young professionals who work in the national security community or aspire to do so. The Careers Night provides young leaders with valuable insights into the national security community, featuring presentations on the roles, activities and professional development opportunities in private and government organisations.

The Careers Night is an annual event held around February/March when most of the represented organisations are recruiting. This year's Careers night will be held at the Blamey Theatre, Australian Defence College, Weston Creek, ACT.

Participating organisations:

  • Rajesh Walton Director, Strategy & Transformation Strategy & Communications AUSTRAC
  • Rachel Houghton Assistant Commissioner Operational Practices Command Australian Border Force
  • Dr Katie Willis, National Manager Strategic Intelligence Capability, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
  • Peter Crozier, National Manager People, Safety & Security, Australian Federal Police
  • Scott Dewar Director Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation 
  • Senior representative Australian Secret Intelligence Service
  • Peter Vickery Deputy Director-General Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
  • Lynn Moore, Acting First Director - General Engagement, Operations and Intelligence, Australian Signals Directorate
  • Amy Hawkins Assistant Secretary, South East Asia Branch Defence Intelligence Organisation 
  • To be confirmed Defence Strategic Policy
  • Hamish Hansford First Assistant Secretary National Security and Law Enforcement Department of Home Affairs
  • Angela Macdonald Assistant Secretary Middle East, Americas, North Asia and Europe Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Jess Robinson Principal Adviser, Macroeconomic Group Department of The Treasury
  • Cameron Archer Assistant Secretary, Cyber Affairs Branch Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 
  • Justine FitzGerald Assistant Director-General South East Asia Branch Office of National Intelligence
Dress: Smart casual / Business attire

Catering: a complimentary sausage sizzle is included

The Future Strategic Leaders’ Program is proudly supported by the Australian Department of Defence and the Noetic Group

Noetic is an international consultancy providing professional services to the government, not-for-profit, national security and defence, mining and oil and gas, infrastructure and emergency management sectors worldwide.

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