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Events calendar

Stay up to date with defence industry events around Queensland.

Avalon 2017

Defence Industries Queensland is hosting 13 industry partners on the Queensland Government trade stand, as well as providing support for other Queensland organisations attending the Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition - Avalon 2017.

Avalon 2015

The Queensland Government was pleased to exhibit with a number of Queensland companies at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition (Avalon 2015) in February 2015.

Land Forces

Showcasing technology, equipment and services related to the land defence sector and attracting key local and international defence personnel, government representatives, equipment suppliers and industry leaders in the field of land warfare capability.

MRO Asia-Pacific 2017

Held in Singapore from 31 October–2 November 2017, MRO Asia-Pacific is a targeted civil aerospace event that brings together the aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry—regionally and globally—to discuss the latest issues and concerns of operators and their service providers and suppliers, and to provide opportunities to connect with the entire aerospace industry.

Pacific 2017

Defence Industries Queensland will join Queensland's leading naval defence and commercial maritime suppliers to showcase our state's sea capabilities to key national and international decision makers at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition, 3-5 October.

Pacific 2015

The Queensland Government hosted 14 Queensland industry partners at the Pacific International Maritime Exposition held in Sydney from 6-8 October 2015.

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Anzac Centenary

Between 2014 and 2018 Australia is commemorating the Anzac Centenary, which marks 100 years since our nation's involvement in World War I. An Anzac centenary program has been developed to give Australians the opportunity to honour the service and sacrifice of those involved in the Australian military and learn more about our military history.