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The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions provides support to help grow Victoria’s defence industry. The Department assists companies seeking to invest in the State and secures domestic and global supply chain opportunities.

It maintains a network of 22 overseas Victorian Government Trade and Investment offices, including in:

  • London
  • Washington DC
  • Tokyo
  • Seoul
  • Singapore.

Victoria is well placed to extend its trade reach into traditional and expanding defence markets including:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom & Europe
  • Asia.

Defence, Aviation & Aerospace

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
tel: +61 (3) 9651 8053

Agent General to the United Kingdom and Commissioner for Victoria to Europe and Israel

Tim Dillon
tel: +44 207 836 2656

Director – Defence & Aerospace Washington, D.C.

Karen Loughran
tel: +1 571 366 1756

SEA Regional Lead – Trade, Southeast Asia, Singapore

Jason Fuller
tel: +65 9236 3931

Defence Science Institute

Established in 2010, the Defence Science Institute (DSI) is funded jointly by the Victorian Government, the Commonwealth Government’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) and the University of Melbourne.

DSI harnesses the capabilities of Victoria’s universities to deliver integrated multi-disciplinary solutions for the defence sector and helps grow defence science research networks between academia, DSTG and the defence industry.

Find out more about the Defence Science Institute

Australian Defence Alliance – Victoria

The Australian Defence Alliance – Victoria assists Victorian businesses to gain greater access to information, resources and key decision makers in the public and private sectors of the Australian and international defence industries. It provides professional advocacy on the policy and strategic governance needs of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) in defence and dual-use industries.

Find out more about the Australian Defence Alliance

Australian Industry & Defence Network - Victoria

Australian Industry & Defence Network-Victoria (AIDN-Vic) is a peak industry association that represents the interests of SMEs that do business in the defence and security sectors. AIDN-Vic provides the sector with access to information on defence opportunities, networking, and defence and security environments.

Find out more about the Australian Industry & Defence Network

Page last updated 03 Oct 2022
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