The Power of Collaboration

Sydney Aerospace & Defence Interest Group

NSW is home to over 80 Defence bases and facilities—more than any other state—and Defence invests $5.5 billion annually in its operational expenditure. Defence and the industry that supports it currently directly employ over 26,500 people in NSW. Defence investment is already one of the key drivers of employment and economic growth in many regional areas*. (*NSW Strong, Smart and Skilled the NSW Government Defence and Industry Strategy, February 2017).


To profile the capabilities of Sydney’s Aerospace and Defence Industry sectors for the purpose of generating connection to supply chain opportunities. Building the capabilities of non-defence industries to respond to Defence and Aerospace procurement opportunities.


We help our members to:

  • Be informed about events that may provide a platform for future business to business opportunities;
  • Be aware of potential funding opportunities;
  • Be alerted to relevant and up to date news that may provide insight to potential business opportunities;
  • Be aware of potential partnership opportunities.

In addition to our responsibility to members, SADIG’s role is to grow the capability of the Defence Industry through engagement with the non-defence industry sector in greater Sydney.