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Defence Industry in Victoria and the Government plans for it’s development
September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Royal United Services Institute of Victoria Lunchtime Address
WEDNESDAY 25 September 2019 at 1200 for 1230
ANZAC House , 4 Collins St, Melbourne
Brigadier (ret) Mike Phelps AM
Topic: Defence Industry in Victoria and the Government plans for it’s development
Mike Phelps is currently the Manager – Defence, Aerospace and Security, Victorian Government
The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources is the lead agency to develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. The Industry Development and Innovation Division is responsible for the support and growth of Victorian industry through the development of strategies, policy and programs to grow jobs and facilitate investment and trade opportunities. The Manager – Defence, Aerospace and Security Sector Development leads a small team to support the growth of Victoria’s defence, aerospace and security industries.
Previously Mike was an Artillery Officer, rising to the Rank of Brigadier when he left the military in 2013. In his latter career he had extensive experience in Army Materiel. His appointments included:
• Director General Integrated Soldier Systems, and
• Director General Land Manoeuvre Systems
Coffee and Tea from 12.00 pm., sandwiches after. Entrance fee: $10
It would be appreciated if you could advise your attendance to enable catering and seating to be arranged. Contact the office, preferably by email to [email protected] or phone 9282 5918 by 2pm Monday 23rd Sept 2019.