Victoria's defence sector is an important part of the state's economy:
- contributing $8.4 billion annually
- supporting 12,300 workers in the Australian Defence Organisation and includes a further 24,300 workers in defence industry
- generating $350 million in exports.
Victoria’s defence industry is renowned for its highly skilled workforce, excellence and unparalleled capabilities in:
- advanced manufacturing
- world-class research & development
- delivering complex defence projects