Luminact at Exercise Chong Ju 18

On Thursday 17 May 2018, Luminact team members David Abel and Andrew Skinner had the opportunity to attend Exercise Chong Ju (EX CJ) 2018, held annually at Puckapunyal in Victoria. The exercise demonstrates the capability and firepower of Australian Army with close air support from the Royal Australian Air Force. Based on the Battle of Chong Ju that occurred on the border …

Luminact welcomes new Engineering Manager

Luminact welcomes Phil Stancliff to our growing team! Joining us as Engineering Manager and in a senior leadership role, Phil comes with valuable and diverse experience delivering complex engineering programs, both here in Australia and the UK. Phil will be responsible for growing our engineering capability, and we will benefit from his in-depth systems engineering and defence domain knowledge, as well as his …

Luminact at Singapore Airshow 2018

Luminact was on hand at Changi Exhibition Centre last month to witness proceedings of the 2018 Singapore Airshow and participate in the largest aerospace and defence event in Asia. Numerous international and Australian companies were present to exhibit the latest technology and systems, and to join in the high level conference events over three days . Some of the key themes …

The Information Exchange Requirement (IER) Capture Process

During the 2017 MilCIS conference, Luminact had the opportunity to present a paper on the subject of ‘Importance of the Information Exchange Requirement (IER) Capture Process’. This important topic is key to achieving interoperability between systems and platforms and is therefore highly relevant to the Australian Defence Force. Information Exchange has never been more important to the war fighter. Today we struggle with the sheer …

Luminact at MilCIS 2017

Luminact will be at MilCIS 2017, and will be presenting a tutorial on the importance of Information Exchange Requirements (IERs) on Thursday 16 November at 2:00 pm (presented by Mr David Abel, Luminact Director). Synopsis: Information exchange has never been more important to the war fighter, as we struggle with the sheer magnitude of data collected, and how to take full advantage …

Celebrating Women in Business

As part of the Victorian Small Business Festival, Luminact Senior Consultant Shele Waide attended the Celebrating Women in Business with “Business Fit… the Juggling Act” event on 17 August 2017, and shares her reflections on the forum: Following the introduction of a diverse panel of successful women, Bev Friend (President of Melbourne Business Network) opened with the question ‘What are …

Luminact at Defence + Industry 2017

The Luminact team was delighted to attend the 2017 Defence + Industry conference, held in Canberra on Wednesday 14 June. The annual event affords industry and Defence the opportunity to share updates and discuss key issues, with a strong focus on collaboration. This year the engagement of local Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) was a focal point for the plenary sessions, and …

Luminact at Avalon 2017

The Luminact team spent the day exploring the Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition at Avalon Airport and gaining insight into the latest aerospace and defence technologies. Highlights included the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) showcasing their advanced virtual reality simulation programs, a range of innovative drones, from the RMIT micro 3D printed drone to the massive Northrop Gumman MQ-4C Triton, …

Luminact welcomes new Senior Partner

Luminact welcomes Kaylene Askew to our growing team! Joining us as a Senior Partner, Kaylene brings a wealth of experience as a senior Commercial and Program Manager. Her career covers both defence procurement within the (then) Defence Materiel Organisation (now CASG) and industry. Kay is a widely respected, strategic program management professional and her work is well known across the …

Defence opens Office of Defence Industry Support

20 January 2022 Update: The federal government recently launched the Office of Defence Industry Support (ODIS), which replaces the Centre for Defence Industry Capability as the one-stop shop for defence industry support and guidance. ODIS will provide refocused business support for the defence industry – creating a seamless experience for business to engage with Defence. Luminact looks forward to engaging …