75th Anniversary

1 April 2022 marks the start of the Australian Signals Directorate’s 75th anniversary year. Find out more about the upcoming events and activities planned to commemorate this significant milestone, and learn about our rich history and plans for a bright future.

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Celebrating 75 Years

75th Anniversary

Celebrating 75 years of the Australian Signals Directorate. 1 April 2022 will mark the start of ASD’s 75th anniversary year. A range of events and activities will be held to commemorate ASD’s unique contribution to protecting Australia over the last 75 years, and into the future.

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Old technology devices.

Our History Timeline

For 75 years, ASD has collected intelligence about foreign adversaries while keeping our own national secrets safe. Explore ASD’s history and trace its origins back to the Second World War, when Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel were brought together to intercept and decode radio signals.

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Old work space of Australian Signals Directorate.

The Future of ASD

Our future is bright – our success is based on our highly talented, innovative and agile staff, the leading-edge capabilities they build and maintain, our partnerships, and the trust Australians place in us. Our determination, ingenuity and courage has seen us deal with many complex challenges over the past 75 years and will enable us to contend with the ones we’ll face tomorrow.

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Satellite view of earth.

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75 Years of the Australian Signals Directorate

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