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DEFENCE CONFERENCE TO WORK WITH SMALL HUNTER BUSINESSES

Defence experts and officials have hit the Hunter to encourage local businesses to consider partnerships.

The Hunter Defence Conference aimed to get small to medium companies involved in what is a major industry in the region – and worldwide.

“We need to make sure that companies that are based here can take advantage of the fantastic opportunities which are coming down the line.” – Hon. Richard Marles – Shadow Defence Minister

The conference – at the Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza – enjoyed record numbers.

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Lauren Kempe is a part-time journalist in Newcastle. Lauren has completed a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle. She was born and raised in the wine region of the Hunter Valley and started reporting for NBN News in August 2018.

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