The Power of Collaboration

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Established Defence Infrastructure

The Greater Sydney regions have a combined revenue of $6.6 billion, of which $932 million was derived from defence activity amongst the 209 companies located in this region.  The main activities undertaken in the region are Design (33%), MRO (31%), Project Management (30%), In Service Support (26%) and Manufacturing (25%). Source: 2009 NSW Capability Study by Australian Business Limited Defence Unit.


To provide a focus and a forum for Sydney’s Aerospace and Defence Industry sectors and to facilitate their growth; to work closely with Government agencies and industry associations to attract a higher percentage of Defence and Aerospace Business into the Greater Sydney Region.


To identify new additional strategic opportunities which can only be tackled on a collaborative basis, to provide feedback to industry members and other stakeholders, including the State and Commonwealth Governments, on the make-up and health of the Aerospace and Defence Industry sectors; to identify key factors and trends affecting it and to help facilitate industry access to available Government support and services.Smart Industry

We help our members to help themselves by facilitating, encouraging and supporting collective efforts and initiatives designed to benefit the industry as a whole.