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Industry networks

Connect with industry and find out about workshops, events and opportunities through industry hubs, peak bodies, and networks:

Defence Jobs Queensland works in collaboration with the following organisations:

Department of Defence

Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) exists to meet the Australian Defence Force's (ADF's) military equipment and supply requirements as identified by Defence and approved by Government.

CASG supports industry to do business with Defence in the following areas:

  • Skilling Australia's defence industry - Defence provides a number of support programs to increase industry skills
  • Procurement and contracting - find information and templates on Defence procurement and contracting methods
  • Tender opportunities - find information on current Defence tenders
  • Australian Military Sales Office - supports Australian defence industry to export to foreign government customers.

Defence Export Controls

The Defence Export Controls is responsible for regulating the export of defence and strategic goods and technologies. These include military items designed or adapted for military purposes and commercial items and technologies that may be used or adapted for use in a military program. Services provided by Defence Export Controls include providing advice to producers and developers and issuing permits and licences for controlled exports.

Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN)

AIDN is the peak industry association for SMEs wishing to do business in the defence and security sectors. Members have access to tender notifications, briefings, key bulletin information and forums to discuss key defence-related issues.

Contact the Queensland Chapter of AIDN: Frank Harrington, AIDN QLD President

Industry Capability Network (ICN)

ICN is a business network that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects. Specialist staff in areas such as engineering, technology and procurement can help identify procurement opportunities for local industry, with ICN's core services offered at no cost. Register your business on ICN Gateway - a powerful online tool connecting suppliers and project managers.

Contact Queensland's ICN office

TAFE Queensland

TAFE Queensland has more than 140 years of experience delivering quality vocational education and training and is uniquely positioned to deliver industry-standard training solutions to the defence sector.

Offering a range of training solutions including full qualifications, skill sets and micro-credentials, TAFE Queensland delivers training across a range of professional areas. Renowned for its trade and technical training, TAFE Queensland also offers pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, traineeship and post-trade training in more than 18 trade areas. From a one-off training program to a fully-customised enterprise solution, TAFE Queensland can scale training to meet the unique needs of your business.

Contact TAFE Queensland

Intellectual property

Find information and advice on the fundamental importance of protecting technical data, proprietary knowledge and managing intellectual property assets:

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Last updated: 18 Nov 2022