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    May 2022 – dates TBC (deferred from 18-20 August 2021) INDO PACIFIC International Maritime Exposition (previously PACIFIC International Maritime Exposition) Sydney Visit website
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    Nov 4 Quad Chart workshop Online delivery state-wide TBA
    Nov 5 Quad Chart workshop Online delivery state-wide TBA
    23-28 November (deferred from 23-28 February 2021) Avalon 2021 (Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition) Geelong Visit website
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    Now 1-3 June Land Forces Brisbane Visit website
    Now 15-17 June RotorTech Brisbane Visit website
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    3 February ADM Congress 2021 (Australian Defence Magazine) Canberra Visit website
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    Now 2 December ADM Space Summit (Australian Defence Magazine) Canberra Visit website
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    Nov 4 Quad Chart workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
    Nov 5 Quad Chart workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
    12-13 November World of Drones and Robotics Congress Brisbane Visit website
    13-15 November 2020 Sanctuary Cove Boating Festival Gold Coast Visit website
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    6 October Defence Business 101 workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
    7 October Defence Business 101 workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
    7 October Thales Australia-AIDN QLD Cyber Resilience Seminar Online delivery state-wide Register online
    13 October Quad chart workshop Online delivery state-wide TBA
    14 October Quad chart workshop Online delivery state-wide TBA
    15 October Defence+Industry Conference 2020 Online delivery state-wide Visit website
    Postponed to 15-17 June 2021 RotorTech 2020 Brisbane Visit website
    15-18 October Australian Superyacht Rendezvous 2020 Whitsunday Islands Visit website
    20 October Tendering 4 Defence Online delivery state-wide TBA
    21 October Quad chart workshop Pitching 4 Defence TBA
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    8-10 September MSPO Poland 2020 – International Defence Industry Exhibition Kielce, Poland Visit website
    To join Team Defence Australia's industry delegation at this event submit your application by 19 June.
    14-16 September Air Space Cyber 2020 National Harbour, USA Visit website
    To join Team Defence Australia's industry delegation at this event submit your application by 19 June.
    Postponed to 1-3 June 2021 Land Forces Brisbane Visit website
    Cancelled UAV Challenge 2020 Calvert Visit website
    22-24 September MRO Asia-Pacific 2020 (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul - Aero) Singapore Visit website
    29 September Defence Business 101 workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
    30 September Defence Business 101 workshop Online delivery state-wide Register online
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    Now 24-27 August DSA Malaysia 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Visit website
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    21 July Farnborough International Airshow Connect 2020 Meet the Buyer Program Online Visit website
    To join Team Defence Australia's industry delegation at this event submit your application by 3 June.
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    9 June Quad Chart workshop Online Register online
    10 June Quad Chart workshop Online Register online
    16 June Quad Chart workshop Online Register online
    Postponed to 14-16 October RotorTech 2020 Brisbane Visit website
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    Cancelled Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) 2020 Florida, USA Visit website
    Cancelled Australian Superyachts, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry Conference 2020 (ASMEX) Gold Coast Visit website
    19 May Quad Charts Online Workshop Ipswich Register online
    20 May Quad Charts Online Workshop Toowoomba Register online
    Postponed, date TBA Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2020 (SCIBS) Gold Coast Visit website
    26 May Quad Charts Online Workshop Townsville Register online
    27 May Quad Charts Online Workshop Cairns Register online
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    Postponed to 13-17 April Sea Air Space 2020 – The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition Maryland, USA – online sessions available Visit website
    Postponed, date TBA G’Day USA Roundtable on Defence Innovation 2020 Washington DC, USA Visit website
    Postponed, date TBA G’Day USA US-Australia Dialogue on Defence Industries 2020 Washington DC, USA Visit website
    Postponed to 24-27 August DSA Malaysia 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Visit website
    Postponed to 2 December ADM Space Summit (Australian Defence Magazine) Canberra Visit website
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    3 March Tendering 4 Defence Beenleigh/Logan Register online
    11-12 March MRO Australasia 2020 (Aviation industry maintenance, repair and overhaul) Brisbane Visit website
    24 March Tendering 4 Defence Gladstone Register online
    25 March Tendering 4 Defence Townsville Register online
    26 March Tendering 4 Defence Cairns Register online
    30 March-2 April 36th Space Symposium 2020 Colorado Springs, USA Visit website
    31 March G’Day USA US-Australia Space Industry Xchange 2020 Colorado Springs, USA Visit website
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    11 February Defence 101 Workshop Arundel Register online
    12 February Defence 101 Workshop Townsville Register online
    13 February Defence 101 Workshop North Rockhampton Register online
    19 February ADM Congress 2020 Canberra Visit website
    27 February Tendering 4 Defence Ipswich Register online
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    3 December Defence 101 Workshop Beenleigh Visit website
    4 December Defence 101 Workshop Maroochydore Visit website
    5 December Defence 101 Workshop Cairns Visit website
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    8 November Defence Ipswich 2019 Supply Chain Opportunities Symposium Ipswich Visit website
    26 November Defence 101 Workshop Ipswich Visit website
    28 November Defence 101 Workshop Toowoomba Visit website
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    28-30 October 2019 RAAA Annual Convention (Regional Aviation Association of Australia) Gold Coast Visit website
    8-10 October Pacific 2019 (International Maritime Exposition) Sydney Visit website
    12-13 October 2019 UAV Challenge 2019 (organised jointly by QUT and CSIRO) Calvert Visit website
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    3-6 Septembe MSPO 2019 - International Defence Industry Exhibition Kielce, Poland Visit website to register

    Submit your EOI by 23 May 2019 to join the Team Defence Australia delegation at MSPO 2019 in Kielce, Poland (TDA Program: 2-6 September
    10-13 September DSEI 2019 (Defence and Security Equipment International) United Kingdom Visit website to register

    Submit your EOI by 31 May 2019 to join the Team Defence Australia delegation at DSEI 2019 in London, UK (TDA Program: 8-13 September)
    24-26 September MRO Asia-Pacific 2019 (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul - Aero) Singapore Visit website
    26-27 September World of Drones Congress Brisbane Visit website
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    1 August Defence & Industry Gala Awards and Conference 2019 Canberra Visit website
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    5 June Quad Charts Rockhampton Register online
    6 June Defence 101 Workshop Maroochydore Register online
    11 June Defence 101 Workshop South Townsville Register online
    12 June Defence 101 Workshop South Mackay Register online
    18 June Tendering 4 Defence Logan Central Register online
    19 June Tendering 4 Defence Brookwater Qld Register online
    20 June Tendering 4 Defence North Lakes Register online
    20 June Lockheed Martin Industry Breakfast Briefing – Opportunities for Australian Industry Brookwater Register online
    26 June Pitching 4 Defence Logan Central Register online
    27 June Pitching 4 Defence Brookwater Register online
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    6-8 May Sea Air Space 2019 – The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition National Harbor, Maryland, USA Visit website to register

    Submit your EOI by 22 February 2019 to join the Team Defence Australia delegation to Sea Air Space 2019 (6-8 May) and G’Day USA US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries (Washington DC, 9 May).
    9 May G’Day USA Australia-US Dialogue on Defence Industries 2019 Washington DC, USA Visit website
    10 May G’Day USA Roundtable on Defence Innovation 2019 Washington DC, USA Visit website
    16 May Tendering 4 Defence Toowoomba Visit website
    17-18 May Superyacht Rendezvous Gold Coast Visit website
    20-21 May Australian Superyachts, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry Conference (ASMEX) Gold Coast Visit website
    20-23 May Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) 2019 Tampa, Florida, USA Visit website to register

    Submit your EOI by 1 March 2019 to join the Team Defence Australia delegation to SOFIC 2019.
    21 May Defence 101 Workshop Gladstone Visit website
    23 May Tendering 4 Defence Maryborough Visit website
    23-26 May Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) Gold Coast Visit website
    27-28 May Marinas19 International Conference & Trade Exhibition Gold Coast Visit website
    28 May Quad Chart Workshop Gold Coast Visit website
    30 May 2019 Tendering 4 Defence South Townsville Visit website
    30 May AIDN breakfast: The Defence Policy for Industry Participation (DPIP) – What does this mean for me Ipswich Visit website
    31 May AIDN breakfast: Townsville Defence Policy for Industry Participation (DPIP) – What does this mean for me Townsville Visit website
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    30 April ADM Space Summit (Australian Defence Magazine) Canberra Visit website
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    13 February ADM Congress 2019 (Australian Defence Magazine) Canberra Visit website
    25-26 February Australian Space Industry Conference 2019 Melbourne (Day 1) and Geelong (Day 2) Visit website
    26 February-3 March Avalon 2019 (Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition) Geelong Visit website
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    4 December Defence 101 Workshop North Lakes Visit website
    5 December Defence 101 Workshop Brookwater Visit website
    6 December Defence 101 Workshop Arundel Visit website
    7 December Defence 101 Workshop North Rockhampton Visit website
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    6-8 November MRO Asia-Pacific Singapore Visit website
    13 November AIDN breakfast – Mitigating Risk in Business for the Defence Industry Brisbane Visit website
    20 November Queensland Defence Summit (Ipswich) University of Southern Queensland, Springfield Campus Registrations closed
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    8-10 October 2018 AUSA 2018 Annual Meeting and Exposition Washington DC, USA Visit website
    14-19 October 2018 Team Defence Australia Euronaval 2018 Trade Mission Germany and London Visit website
    22-26 October Euronaval Exhibition and Conference 2018 France Visit website
    30 October to 1 November NZDIA 2017 – The New Zealand Defence, Industry, National Security Forum Palmerston North Visit website
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    4-6 September Land Forces Adelaide Visit website
    17-18 September Australia-Northeast U.S. International Trade Summit (Aerospace and Defense – celebrating 100 years of mateship) Hilton Mystic Hotel, 20 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, Connecticut, USA Visit website
    24-28 September UAV Challenge 2018 (organised jointly by QUT and CSIRO) Dalby, Queensland Visit website
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    8-11 August World of Drones Congress 2018 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Visit website
    16 August Demystifying BVLOS RPAS Operations - Brisbane Seminar Insitu Pacific Office, 95 Mina Parade, Alderley, Queensland Visit website
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    24 July 2018 Is Your Business Ready? workshop ICON Tower, 117 Brisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland Register online
    31 July 2018 Powerful Pitching workshop ICON Tower, 117 Brisbane Street, Ipswich, Queensland Register online
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    11-15 JuneEurosatory Defence and Security Expo 2018Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, FranceVisit website
    14 JuneTeam Downer Major Service Provider Information SessionAviation Australia Auditorium, Brisbane Airport, 15 Boronia Road, Eagle Farm QLDRegister via email or view the invitation ( PDF icon 487 KB)
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    15 MayQuad Chart Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network)Mercure Townsville, Woolcock Street, Townsville, QueenslandRegister online
    16 MayQuad Chart Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network)Club Beenleigh, 28a Alamein Street, Beenleigh, QueenslandRegister online
    17 MayQuad Chart Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network)City Golf Club Toowoomba, 254 South Street, South Toowoomba, QueenslandRegister online
    17 MaySpotless Industry Brief – for trade subcontractors (no requirement for service providers to attend)Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich, QueenslandEmail to register
    22 MayQuad Chart Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network)Brookwater Golf Club, 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater, Ipswich, QueenslandRegister online
    23 MayQuad Chart Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network)North Lakes Golf Club, Bridgeport Drive, North Lakes, QueenslandRegister online
    24-26 MayRotorTech 2018 Conference/ExpoNovotel Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast, QueenslandVisit the RotorTech website
    21-23 MayAustralian Superyachts, Marine Export and Commercial Marine Industry ConferenceGold CoastVisit website
    24-27 MaySanctuary Cove International Boat ShowGold CoastVisit website
    29 MayICN Gateway Profile Improvement and EOI SessionLoganRegister online
    30 MayICN Gateway Profile Improvement and EOI SessionGold CoastRegister online
    31 MayICN Gateway Profile Improvement and EOI SessionIpswichRegister online
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    03/04/2018 - 08/04/2018 Austrade Pavilion at FIDAE 2018 Exhibition on Aerospace, Defence and Homeland Security Chile Download brochure (PDF icon 576 KB)
    12-13 April G’Day USA – Defence Industries Dialogue, Defence Innovation Roundtable Washington DC Visit website
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    6-7 March
    8:30 am-4.30 pm
    Introduction to the Defence Market – seminar series hosted by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and DIQld. Includes full day seminar (on 6 March) followed by one-on-one consultations with CDIC (on 7 March) for businesses completing EOI process. Brisbane Register online
    8 March
    2:00 pm-6.30 pm
    Introduction to the Defence Market – seminar series hosted by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and DIQld. Includes seminar and one-on-one consultations with CDIC for businesses completing EOI process. Sunshine Coast Register online
    13 March
    8:30 am-4.30 pm
    Introduction to the Defence Market – seminar series hosted by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and DIQld. Includes seminar and one-on-one consultations with CDIC for businesses completing EOI process. Townsville Register online
    14 March
    8:30 am-4.30 pm
    Introduction to the Defence Market – seminar series hosted by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and DIQld. Includes seminar and one-on-one consultations with CDIC for businesses completing EOI process. North Rockhampton Register online
    15 March
    8:30 am-4.30 pm
    Introduction to the Defence Market – seminar series hosted by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and DIQld. Includes seminar and one-on-one consultations with CDIC for businesses completing EOI process. Cairns Register online
    20 March
    10:00 am-12.30 pm
    Department of Defence Townsville industry briefing – hosted by DoD’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (Land Systems Division) and DIQld. Includes DoD industry briefing on current/upcoming projects in support of the ADF, Q&A and optional pre-booked one-on-one consultations with DoD. Townsville Register online
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    1 February, 8:30am - 12:30pm Defence 101 Workshop Townsville Download brochure
    6 February, 8:30am - 12:30pm Defence 101 Workshop Beenleigh Download brochure
    7 February, 8:30am - 12:30pm Defence 101 Workshop Ipswich Download brochure
    8 February, 8:30am - 12:30pm Defence 101 Workshop Bundaberg Download brochure
    10-11 February Singapore Airshow Singapore Visit website
    12 February, 8:30am - 12:30pm Defence 101 Workshop Toowoomba Download brochure
    14 February ADM Congress Canberra Visit website
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    Wed 15 Nov 2017
    8 am - 12 noon
    Capability statement workshops seriesGladstoneREGISTER ( Word doc icon 109 KB)
    For more information: Luisa Gorski
    07 4977 7410
    busassist.gladstone@dsd.qld.gov.au
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    31/10/2017 - 02/11/2017MRO Asia-PacificSingaporeVisit website
    25/10/2017 - 27/10/2017RAAA National Convention 2017Gold CoastVisit website
    Wed 25 Oct 2017
    1 pm - 4 pm
    Capability statement workshops seriesTownsvilleREGISTER
    For more information: Townsville.NQRO@dsd.qld.gov.au
    Thu 12 Oct 2017
    8.45 am - 12 pm
    North Queensland industry briefing: ST Logistics
    Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative local business opportunities
    Department of State Development
    Level 4, 445 Flinders Street, Townsville
    Download brochure ( PDF icon 581 KB)
    Tue 10 Oct to Wed 11 Oct 2017NZDIA 2017 Forum – Defence, Industry, National SecurityWellington, New ZealandVisit website
    03/10/2017 - 05/10/2017Pacific 2017SydneyVisit website
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    Wed 06 Sep 2017
    8 am - 12 noon
    Capability statement workshops seriesEmerald

    REGISTER ( Word doc icon 109 KB)
    For more information: Luisa Gorski
    07 4977 7410
    busassist.gladstone@dsd.qld.gov.au

    Mon 04 Sep 2017
    10 am - 1 pm
    FREE Information Session on Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence CRC (Cooperative Research Centre)BrisbaneVisit website
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    Wed 30 Aug 2017
    1 pm - 4 pm
    Capability statement workshops series Townsville REGISTER
    For more information:
    Townsville.NQRO@dsd.qld.gov.au
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    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    8.30 am - 12.30 pm
    Capability statement workshops series - Cairns Department of State Development, Ground Floor, Ports North Building, Cnr Grafton and Hartley Streets, CairnsREGISTER
    For more information: 07 4037 3209
    cairns@dsd.qld.gov.au
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    Thu 22 June 2017
    9 am - 1 pm
    Capability statement workshops seriesSpringwoodREGISTER
    For more information: Bernie McCarthy
    07 5644 3206
    goldcoast@dsd.qld.gov.au
    Wed 21 June 2017
    8.30 am - 12.30 pm
    Capability statement workshops seriesTownsvilleREGISTER
    For more information: Amy Lever
    07 4758 3408
    Tue 20 June 2017
    9 am - 1 pm
    Capability statement workshops seriesGold CoastREGISTER
    For more information: Bernie McCarthy
    07 5644 3206
    goldcoast@dsd.qld.gov.au
    15/06/2017, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pmQuad Chart WorkshopTownsvilleDownload brochure ( PDF icon 667 KB)
    13/06/2017, 8:30 am - 12:00 pmQuad Chart WorkshopNorth BrisbaneDownload brochure ( PDF icon 662 KB)
    01/06/2017, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pmQuad Chart WorkshopGold CoastDownload brochure ( PDF icon 661 KB)
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    30/05/2017, 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Quad Chart Workshop Rockhampton Download brochure (PDF icon 727 KB)
    25/05/2017 - 28/05/2017 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2017 Gold Coast Visit website
    22/05/2017 - 24/05/2017 Australian Superyachts, Marine Export & Commercial Marine Industry Conference Gold Coast Visit website
    18/05/2017, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Defence 101 Workshop (run by DIQld and Industry Capability Network) Cairns Download brochure (PDF icon 727 KB)
    18/05/2017, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Small Business Defence Briefing and Networking Event - hosted by Integra Packaging and AIDN Queensland as part of 2017 Small Business Week 15-20 May Yeerongpilly RSVP 11 May. Free entry - Download brochure (PDF icon 334 KB)
    17/05/2017 - 19/05/2017 Austrade Thailand trade mission - Australian Aviation Skills to Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Visit website
    16/05/2017, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Defence 101 Workshop Ipswich Download brochure (PDF icon 726 KB)
    11/05/2017, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm DCNS Future Submarine Industry Briefing, Brisbane South Brisbane Register now Seats are limited.
    11/05/2017, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Defence 101 Workshop Rockhampton Download brochure (PDF icon 727 KB)
    09/05/2017, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Defence 101 Workshop Maryborough Download brochure (PDF icon 728 KB)
    04/05/2017, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Defence 101 Workshop North Brisbane Download brochure (PDF icon 727 KB)
    03/05/2017, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Defence 101 Workshop Gold Coast Download brochure (PDF icon 727 KB)
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    27/04/2017Navantia Australia Industry Engagement DayAviation Australia, Eagle FarmContact Thomas Wechselberger
    View flyer ( PDF icon 27 KB)
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    15/03/2017, 9.30am - 12.00pmDamen Shipyards industry briefingAviation Australia, 15 Boronia Road, Eagle Farm Qld 4009Contact Thomas Wechselberger
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    28/02/2017 - 5/03/2017 Australian International Aerospace and Defence Exposition - Avalon 2017 Geelong, Victoria Visit website
    Capability statement workshops series - Ipswich Brookwater Golf and Country Club, 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater Wed 8 February 2017
    8.30 am - 12.30 pm
    REGISTER
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    24/01/2017
    9.30 am - 11.30 am
    Saab Australia Deployable Health Capability Industry Roadshow – opportunities for Australian industry Brookwater As per invitation (PDF icon 84 KB), RSVP by 16 January 2017
    December 2016 - January 2017

    Submit survey by Tuesday 31 January 2017 (earlier submissions welcome and appreciated)
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