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Indo Pacific 2023

The Queensland Government and Defence Jobs Queensland (DJQ) joined 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 Indo Pacific 2023 International Maritime Exposition.

Indo Pacific 2023 was the 13th in the biennial series, building on successful events since 2000. It was held at the Sydney International Convention Centre, from 7-9 November. The event is a platform for engagement and incorporates an international industry exhibition, a specialist conference program featuring presentations and symposia from leading maritime institutions, and networking opportunities.

Indo Pacific is the region’s premier commercial maritime and naval defence exposition, connecting Australian and international defence, industry, government, academia and technology leaders in the national interest.

Joining us on the Queensland Government stand at Indo Pacific 2023 to promote our state’s maritime industry were the following 18 companies:

  • BosTECK provides specialist supply chain, strategic planning, training and project management advice and services for existing and newcomers to the defence industry, and to wider Defence. The company’s services extend to providing defence industry with tender response support, market-entry, options analysis, captures, business development and strategic business planning. BosTECK partners with other specialists in commercial and legal fields to offer a rounded approach.

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  • BtB Marine builds specialised aluminium vessels up to 20 metres for the maritime industry and governments—including award winning ultra-long-range patrol boats, now available with autonomous control, fast passenger vessels and landing crafts. BtB Marine is your partner for customised packages for remote island communities, hydrographic survey, port security, border control, port services and much more.

    BtB Marine’s Mission statement: “Creating innovative, safe and reliable vessels with a vision towards efficiency & sustainability”.

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  • Craig International Ballistics is Australia's largest armour manufacturer, producing a diverse range of ballistic protection systems for personal, land, air and naval applications. With an innovative approach to engineering and a commitment to research and development, the company has earned a reputation for reliability, quality and performance.

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  • Dingo is a privately held Australian company, headquartered in Brisbane, with offices around the globe. Dingo is a leader in providing predictive maintenance solutions to asset-intensive industries, currently managing the health of more than $13 billion worth of equipment at more than 240 operations worldwide. Founded in 1991, the company’s award-winning software and expertise help companies quickly and cost effectively implement predictive maintenance programs that improve the reliability, availability and safety of equipment fleets.

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  • The Great Barrier Reef International Marine College is a campus of TAFE Queensland, located in Cairns. The modern facility has a full mission bridge simulator, multi-purpose emergency response training simulator, sea survival training immersion pool, two training vessels and navigation labs.

  • As Australia’s largest dredging and civil construction company, Hall Contracting is experienced in undertaking capital dredging and constructing marine infrastructure. Owning and operating an advanced fleet of backhoe, cutter suction and amphibious dredges—including the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredge, Woomera—as well as workboats, booster pumps, work barges and pipelines, Hall is renowned for successfully delivering complex and remote dredging projects. Hall has offices in Australia, Asia and the Pacific Islands, and has successfully carried out Defence contracts on behalf of the Australian Department of Defence in both Australia and the Solomon Islands.

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  • Hetech is an established electronics design and manufacturing company in Australia. ISO9001:2015 & AS9100 accredited and building to J-STD-001/IPC-A-610 class 3, the company has significant experience supplying high-quality electronics manufacturing solutions to the defence industry, including clients such as Boeing Defence Australia, Saab Defence Australia and EOS. Hetech provides the industry with an innovative, efficient and quality electronics manufacturing option, with multiple state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across Queensland. Hetech is proudly Australian-owned and operated. The company’s success is built on a combination of more than 30 years of experience and 40 experienced and highly skilled staff who design and manufacture integrated electronic systems for various industries including defence, mining and space.

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  • The Klepper Training Academy (RTO ID: 45075) is a nationally accredited registered training organisation specialising in providing industry relevant training in a flexible and engaging manner that meets the needs of modern students. The organisation has qualifications in business, leadership, project and program management, as well as short courses including basic to advanced first aid, and modern micro-credentialing opportunities. Klepper Training Academy also performs training needs analysis and course design.

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  • Milspec Services has been providing all three services of the Australian and New Zealand defence forces with total logistical support for more than 30 years. The company has the capability to supply a large range of break down spares, consumables and rotatable items across all platforms of defence. Milspec started by finding the Royal Australian Air Force hard to find/obsolete items and has now been listed in the ADM top 20 SME Suppliers, supporting the ANZ defence forces, for three years running.

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  • The Norship team proudly service its broad customer base through the delivery of innovative maritime services. From vessel design, construction, maintenance and complete refits to life extension and demolition services; Norship offers through life support across Australia and the Pacific Nations. An Australian business, with a rich heritage in the maritime industry, the company offers an unwavering commitment to delivering seaworthy ships for the Australian Defence Force, now and into the future.

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  • Queensland Gaskets uses its global supply chain to source a range of materials including rubber, cork, high temperature EMI/RFI shielding, plastics, composites, laminates and shims. Using the company’s 5-axis water jet, CNC router/knife cutter, laser and press cutting capabilities, Queensland Gaskets can customise to specific requirements. Dedicated to manufacturing excellence, the company offers custom cutting and sealing, rapid prototyping, tolerance reports, excellent service and fast turnarounds.

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  • The RUD Group is a globally certified supplier for defence systems and equipment for land, air and sea. The company provides standard and customised applications for the defence force that meet and exceed the industry’s exacting standards. With a reputation for innovative material handling and lifting solutions, RUD specialists in lightweight load securing and lashing systems, customised engineered lifting designs, general fabrication of critical defence components, patented lifting and lashing points, non-skid tyre chains and material handling and automation solutions, and manufactures the only Australian-made heavy vehicle hoist.

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  • S2IX is an award-winning information management, secure collaboration and interoperability platform created to evolve the way data technology supports mission threads. The solution provides forces with a comprehensive C4 data management tool proven to support deployed operators and systems in any scenario; even in denied, degraded, intermittent or limited (DDIL) environments. Recently deployed and internationally endorsed, S2IX is ready now to support your deployed data needs.

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  • Shine Precision Industries is a specialist engineering firm providing cutting-edge solutions for the most complex challenges. In a rapidly evolving technological landscape, staying ahead requires more than just experience. It demands innovation, creativity and a relentless pursuit of excellence. That's where Shine Precision comes in. With more than 14 years experience in the industry, the company’s team is ready to bring your visions to life.

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  • STEYR Motors Australia specialises in state-of-the-art marine diesel engines in the power range of 26 to 215 KW, featuring a high power density for size and weight and a range of multi-fuel options to meet Defence requirements. The engines are compact, light and durable in the harshest environments, whether it be marine, military vehicle applications or applied in the field of APU power generation. All 2, 4 and 6 cylinder families offer an adaptable platform for application specific integration as required by the customer. STEYR Motors prides itself in being able to deliver a turnkey package from project management, integration engineering, platform testing as well as final sign off for the global supply chain.

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  • Taylor Marine is a 100% Australian owned and operated company, and a leading supplier and systems integrator of navigation and communications equipment to the defence, merchant marine, offshore and ship building industries of Australia. The company’s direct agency agreements with world leading manufacturers of marine navigation and communications equipment ensures that Taylor Marine maintains high training standards, quality, service and world best support.

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  • Tropical Reef Shipyard (TRS) is the largest slipway in Northern Australia, able to haul out vessels and barges up to 3000 tonnes and 110m OAL. With more than 20 years as an approved DEF(Aust) 5000 facility and able to provide fly-in fly-out (FIFO) services internationally, TRS offers the full range of ship maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO). The company has been in business for 40+ years and its highly-skilled workforce and 300+ local sub-contractors provide expert, agile and resilient service. NCAGE ZW725

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  • Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of power solutions to marine and industrial applications. As part of the Volvo Group, Volvo Penta benefits from the shared experience, technical know-how and logistics infrastructure of the entire group. The Volvo Group’s production strengths and comprehensive product range, together with a worldwide aftermarket support, has been designed and adapted to meet all kinds of customer needs. Based on a comprehensive engine program ranging from 80 to 660 kW outputs, Volvo Penta offers drive systems and engines for propulsion, auxiliary equipment, and complete marine generator sets.

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Indo Pacific 2023 Defence and industry leaders’ networking breakfast

On Wednesday 8 November, the Queensland Government and DJQ hosted a networking breakfast for Defence and industry leaders attending Indo Pacific 2023 at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The breakfast was attended by approximately 100 representatives from industry, Defence and government, with Rear Admiral David Mann CSC RAN, Head of Joint Capabilities – Joint Capabilities Group delivering a keynote address on Joint Capabilities in DSR implementation and the implications for industry and academia at all levels. The Queensland Government’s Strategic Defence Advisor for Maritime, Rear Admiral Simon Cullen AM CSC (Ret’d) MC’d the event.

Last updated: 22 Nov 2023