Based in Canberra, Australian Business Defence Industry provides members with a range of services to support their entry and business in the Australian defence market. Services are tailored to meet the needs of companies of all sizes, engaged in defence-related activity across all sectors, and located both within Australia and overseas.


Defence news

Monthly Defence Industry Newsletters and regular bulletins ensure that members are on top of their business with the latest news about the defence industry market. 

Business opportunities 

Members receive weekly Defence Tender Bulletins highlighting business opportunities with:
•    the Department of Defence
•    Federal and State Governments
•    international contacts (including New Zealand, United Nations and European Union)
•    other member companies. 

 A one week delayed version of the Tender Bulletin provided to ABDI members can be viewed here 

Business advice

Members have access to expert business advice over the phone, by email or in face-to-face meetings to help them navigate the complexity of the defence market. 

Whether you are looking for the right entry point to the Department of Defence, seeking advice on how to write your tender or wondering who to speak to about particular business issues, the staff at Australian Business Defence Industry can help. 

Defence Industry policy

Australian Business Defence Industry is your advocate in Canberra, making sure that the views of industry are considered by the Federal Government and Department of Defence. 

Members are regularly consulted on defence industry policy and their views represented in policy submissions put forward by Australian Business Defence Industry to Government and the Department of Defence. 

View recent policy submissions.
Corporate members of ABDI can also avail themselves of direct policy input in roundtables with key Federal Government and Department of Defence decision makers. 

Other NSW Business Chamber services

Members of ABDI are able to access several of the leading business advisory and information services of the NSW Business Chamber to help manage industrial relations, HR and other aspects of their business.

Find out more about NSW Business Chamber's services.


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