This is the Australian Army's announcement about the Chief of Army's Land Forces Conference:
#AusArmy is proud to partner with Industry Defence & Security Australia Limited to present #LandForces18.— Australian Army (@AustralianArmy) August 26, 2018
Make sure you follow @LandForces2018 and @CALFSAusArmy to join the discussion. #ArmyInMotion https://t.co/s6LB9dyNbf pic.twitter.com/YzxSBtOCcA
So the Chief of Army is having a conference - presumably to discuss military matters with our partners.
But our partners aren't our military allies.
A direct quote from the above
AusArmy is proud to partner with Industry Defence & Security Australia Limited
Before we get to to Industry Defence & Security Australia Ltd - have a quick look at the Twitter account of Chief of Army Land Forces Seminar -Australian Army
It's chocka with Christopher Pyne and Marise Payne - either flogging weapons/equipment or inviting tenders.
And most of the acquisition stuff points to the private website www.pyneonline.com.au
Do you want a copy of the tender documents for our multi million taxpayer funded splurges?
Go to PyneOnline.com.au for all the details!
Or follow the Chief of Army Seminar - he's out there pumping Christopher up too!
And old mate Marise gets plenty of action there as well.
Now to the Australian Army's proud presenting "partner"
It's a charity that pays no tax.....
...but earned $2.2M on $5M turnover in the only year for which a financial report is available, doing among other things, the pumping up of politicians tyres!
The friendly folk at the Government's charities commission have decided the mates at ADSA Ltd don't need to furnish us with any more financial reports.......
This entity might have started out with all good intentions.
But its constitution has recently been updated.
And it seems to me with its involvement in "partnership" with the Australian Army and it clear cut role in promoting Pyne and others - it's descended into some murky depths.
Note that its conference is being held in Adelaide.
And I for one am disgusted at the same Rising Sun badge that our Anzacs fought and died for being displayed on the same level as this tawdry bunch of commercial and political carpetbaggers.
No wonder Pyne wanted Defence - look at the business names this "charity" is involved with:
|registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) as follows:|
|Registered as a charity view ACNC registration||07 Jan 2013|
|LAND FORCES 2022||19 Jun 2018|
|LAND FORCES 2024||19 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2023||19 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2024||19 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2019||14 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2020||14 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2021||14 Jun 2018|
|PACIFIC 2022||14 Jun 2018|
|Rotortalk||12 Jun 2018|
|PARTNERSHIP AEROSPACE AUSTRALIA||23 Oct 2017|
|PARTNERSHIP AEROSPACE INDUSTRY AUSTRALIA||23 Oct 2017|
|TEAM AEROSPACE INDUSTRY AUSTRALIA||23 Oct 2017|
|Littoral 2018||05 Oct 2017|
|Littoral 2019||05 Oct 2017|
|Littoral Marine||05 Oct 2017|
|Littoral Security||05 Oct 2017|
|Team Aerospace Australia||26 Jul 2017|
|Team Careers Australia||26 Jul 2017|
|Team Maritime Australia||26 Jul 2017|
|Team Security Australia||26 Jul 2017|
|Land Defence Australia||31 Oct 2016|
|CIVIL SECURITY AUSTRALIA||19 Aug 2016|
|Indo Asia Pacific||17 Jun 2016|
|MARITIME AUSTRALIA||16 Mar 2016|
|LAND DEFENCE||23 Feb 2016|
|Land Forces 2016||23 Feb 2016|
|Land Forces 2018||23 Feb 2016|
|Land Forces 2020||23 Feb 2016|
|LANDDEFENCE DOWNUNDER||23 Feb 2016|
|LANDEF||23 Feb 2016|
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