DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, JOBS, TRANSPORT, AND RESOURCES
The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) provides dedicated support to Victoria’s defence industry and assists emerging companies seeking to secure domestic and global supply chain opportunities. DEDJTR, including the Victorian Defence Procurement Office in Geelong, advocates and supports Victoria’s defence industry. Its key objective is to ensure Victoria maintains strong capabilities in the areas of land, maritime, aerospace, digital, cyber security, biotechnology and robotics. With 18 overseas Victorian Government Business Offices, including London, Washington DC, Tokyo, Seoul, and Mumbai, Victoria is well placed to extend its trade reach into new and emerging markets in Asia and Europe.
Defence, Aerospace & Security Sector Development Team Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources Phone : +61 (3) 9651 8053Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria Defence Procurement Office Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources Phone : +61 (3) 5277 8766Email: email@example.com
Defence Investment & Trade Director Europe & UKAnthony HealthPhone: +44 20 7836 2656Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director Defence and Aerospace Washington DCKaren LoughranPhone: +1 703 684 4487Email: email@example.com
DEFENCE SCIENCE INSTITUTE
The Defence Science Institute was established in 2010. It is funded jointly by the State Government of Victoria, the Commonwealth Government’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) and the University of Melbourne.
The Defence Science Institute harnesses the capabilities of Victoria’s universities to deliver integrated multi-disciplinary solutions for the defence sector and facilitate the growth of defence science research networks between academia, DSTG and defence industry.
Phone: +61 3 9035 3961Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY & DEFENCE NETWORK (AIDN)
AIDN is the peak industry association for small-to-medium enterprises wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors. AIDN represents the interests of SMEs in the defence and security industry sectors by advocacy, representation and member services.
AIDN-Victoria assists Victorian SMEs to gain greater access to information, resources and key decision makers in the public and private sectors of the Australian and international defence industries. AIDN-Victoria is endorsed and supported by the State Government of Victoria through the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources with funding to undertake marketing initiatives and provide member services.
VICTORIAN DEFENCE ALLIANCES
The Victorian Defence Alliances have been established through a partnership between the Australian Industry & Defence Network – Victoria and the State Government of Victoria. Membership of Alliances is open to all Victorian companies seeking to supply products and services to the national and international defence industry market. Sectors include aerospace, digital, land, maritime, and submarines. The Victorian Defence Alliances also have the latest industry news announcements and events.
Invest Victoria is the investment promotion agency of the Victorian Government and provides free professional investment facilitation services to international investors. Invest Victoria can connect companies to Victoria’s extensive network of contacts to create investment opportunities to set up your business in Victoria.
Website: Invest Victoria
Phone: +61 3 9651 8100
Trade Victoria helps local businesses go global with access to oversees markets and connections to international businesses. The Victorian Government provides high level market intelligence, insights and guidance to assist businesses seeking to become competitive in international markets. Trade Victoria has offices in key international locations: China, India, UK and Europe, US, Indonesia, Middle East, Japan and South Korea. These international offices provide in-market support, including connecting businesses with overseas buyers and industry partners.
Website: Trade Victoria Phone: 13 22 15
Business Victoria is a comprehensive online resource which provides assistance to start, run and grow a business. Business Victoria provides useful information for:
Website: Business Victoria Phone: 13 22 15
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE
Defence National Switchboard Canberra: 1300 333 362 International: +61 2 6144 9190
Website: Department of Defence
Defence industry employment opportunities
The Victorian Government’s Defence Industry eNewsletter keeps decision makers and Australia’s defence industry informed about the latest news and developments in Victoria’s defence sector.