Ventura Media is the leading publishing company in the Asia-Pacific region for both the defence and aerospace markets.

Having been in operation for 11 years and with an established portfolio of business-to-business titles, Ventura Media is now the leading publishing company in the Asia-Pacific region for both the defence and aerospace markets. Based in Sydney, Australia, and with an office in Singapore, we pride ourselves in being able to provide the most up to date news and information from the Asia-Pacific region for the benefit of readers around the world.

The Magazine

Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter has been a leading authority on defence reporting for more than 37 years. Established in 1974, the Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter (APDR) provides expert reportage analysis of defence, security and geopolitical issues in the Asia-Pacific region. Three decades of experience underpin the magazine's coverage and bolster its reputation.

APDR serves the international defence community, defence industry, and other subscribers ranging from political leaders to intelligence analysts and academics with accurate, timely, relevant information.

The APDR Team

Kym Bergmann - Editor
Kym Bergmann has held a variety of senior positions in the Defence industry for more than 20 years, including several Board appointments. He first worked as a journalist in the 1980s, specialising in foreign affairs and defence. He also worked for a Cabinet Minister as a policy advisor during the Hawke Government. Kym also appears as a specialised analyst of defence topics on television and in national newspapers.
Rosemary Jeffree - Circulation Manager
A vital member of the APDR team, Rosemary is reponsible for all areas of magazine subscription and manages our ever-growing readership around the world.

APDR at a glance