Indian Ocean Defence Security

24-26 JULY 2024, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC)








ASIA-PACIFIC DEFENCE REPORTER (APDR) is Australia’s longest established defence magazine now in its 46th year. APDR is a leading authority in defence reporting in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region and provides timely information and analysis relevant to current and future Australian and regional defence.

With its comprehensive coverage of the Asia-Pacific military balance, current and future ADF acquisition programmes, new military technologies and warfighting material, APDR provides critical marketplace information, essential to defence professionals, and their international partners.



The Australian delivers the nation’s most comprehensive defence coverage, publishing major biannual reports for over 25 years. In 2024 The Australian expands its coverage to include a Defence Research Report in April, the INDIAN OCEAN DEFENCE & SECURITY report in July, LAND FORCES report in September and industry leading biannual Defence reports in May and October.

All reports will be published in both standalone print and digital formats.

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The Australian Defence Reports


Australian Defence Magazine

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MAGAZINE (ADM) is dedicated to reporting the business of defence capability planning and procurement as well as reporting the development of infrastructure to support the Australian Defence Force.

ADM's main objective is to provide an essential communications bridge between defence industry and its single source customer, the Department of Defence.

ADM also reports on the budgetary process, the policy development, the capability planning process and the procurement decisions which together provide the equipment and resources for Australia’s defence force.

Business News

Delivering news, events and data-based insights for close to three decades, business leaders and influencers trust Business News' independent team as the source for accurate and insightful information and intelligence on commerce, politics and industry.

Business News


Defence Connect is a media and market intelligence platform focused on increasing the connectivity of Australia’s defence and national security sectors while helping the defence industry capitalise on the largest spend in capability building since the Second World War.

It received the highly coveted accolade of Business Website of the Year at the 2018 Mumbrella Publish Awards.
The Defence Connect brand has gained rapid engagement with Defence and the defence industry, and is considered an essential source for breaking news, insights and market intelligence for the sector.

The platform now connects with 100,000+ defence and defence industry professionals every month across online, events, social and broadcast channels, delivering essential information to help organisations make more informed business decisions and deliver greater defence capabilities.


Defense News

Founded in 1986, Defense News is the authoritative, independent, professional news source for the world’s defense decision-makers. In print and online, we provide the global defense community with the latest news and analysis on programs, policy, business and technology. Our bureaus and reporters around the world set the standard for accuracy, credibility and timeliness in defense reporting.

Our magazine circulates to top leaders and decision makers around the world. The website,, provides up-to-date and essential coverage on breaking events via desktop and mobile devices. Our Early Bird Brief and other newsletters deliver focused coverage to your inbox. Defense News TV, airing weekly, is television’s all-defense news show.

Manufacturers Monthly

Manufacturers' Monthly is Australia’s most trusted news source that covers manufacturing across a range of industries, including a large focus on the defence and maritime manufacturing space.

For over 60 years, Manufacturers’ Monthly has led and informed Australian manufacturers with its highly credible editorial environment and acclaimed analysis of issues affecting manufacturing industries and has a readership of more than 20,000.

To keep up-to-date with critical defence and maritime manufacturing news, subscribe to the Manufacturers’ Monthly eNewsletter and magazine.

Manufacturers Monthly


Established in 2017, WA DEFENCE REVIEW set an important historical precedent by launching the first West Australian-based platform to support Australia’s defence sector across the spectrum of politics, government, defence, industry and academia.

Giving a much-needed voice to WA’s expanding defence network, WA DEFENCE REVIEW provides a valuable professional resource as an independent authority on Australian defence.

WA DEFENCE REVIEW is actively engaged in local, national and global communications and events – widely regarded as the WA touchstone for national security, military affairs, defence industry intelligence, geo-political analysis and industry information