To get involved in Commonwealth Government Defence programs, you may choose to engage in the following initiatives.
Office of Defence Industry Support
The Office of Defence Industry Support (ODIS) provides tailored advice, support programs and briefing sessions for businesses in Victoria and across Australia looking to enter or expand into the defence sector.
Find out more about the Office of Defence Industry Support
For information on major Defence projects across air, land, sea and sustainment visit Defence Projects
Stay up-to-date with defence industry opportunities by subscribing to the ODIS update
Grants for defence industry
Grants from the Commonwealth Government are available to Australia’s defence industry to support a wide range of activities. For more information, see Grants for defence industry
To learn more about current Commonwealth Government defence and other procurement opportunities visit AusTender
The Australian Defence Export Office
The Australian Defence Export Office (ADEO) coordinates whole-of-government defence export assistance for Australia’s defence industry. Working closely with an international defence network and Austrade business development managers, ADEO tailors assistance to Australian defence companies to provide targeted support.
Programs and initiatives that can support your export activities include:
- Team Defence Australia international trade shows and missions
- The Australian Military Sales Catalogue
- Free Pitch Training
- Defence Global Competitiveness Grants
- Australian Defence Export Advocate advocacy and support.
For more information, visit The Australian Defence Export Office
Defence Export Controls
Defence Export Controls regulates the export and supply of military and dual-use goods and technologies. Businesses can access an online self-assessment tool to determine if their goods and services require an export permit.
To access this service, visit Defence Export Controls
Export Finance Australia
As Australia’s export credit agency, Export Finance Australia provides finance solutions to Australian businesses to help them win international defence contracts.
Find out more about Export Finance Australia
Defence Industry Security Program
Businesses seeking to partner with Defence on programs, contracts or tenders should consider applying for membership of the Defence and Industry Security Program to understand and comply with their security obligations.
Find out more about the Defence and Industry Security Program
Defence and Industry Study Course
The Defence and Industry Study Course is an annual program that seeks to improve understanding and engagement between Defence and industry to enhance Australia’s defence industry capabilities.
Find out more about the Defence and Industry Study Course