State of Defence in Victoria
Defence industry jobs
Contribution to GDP
Supply chain businesses
National defence R&D undertaken by Victorian universities
Victorian Defence and Space Network
The Victorian Defence and Space Network (VDSN) was officially launched on 11 October 2023 by Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, the Hon. Richard Marles MP. The VDSN is a Victorian Government initiative that supports and promotes Victorian defence and space industry. As the second-largest contributor to the Defence budget, Victoria is integral to national defence, economy and security.