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National Defence Industry Capability

Department of Defence

The primary role of the department is to exercise decision-making powers under the legislation that is administered by the minister aided by the department. Matters dealt with by the Department of Defence include international defence relations and defence co-operation, defence scientific research and development, defence procurement and purchasing and defence industry development and co-operation.

For more information go to the Department of Defence website.

Office of Defence Industry Support

The Office of Defence Industry Support (ODIS) is the one-stop-shop for Defence industry support and guidance. ODIS provides a seamless experience for business to engage with Defence. It is the trusted link for Australian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) looking to enter or expand their footprint in the Defence industry.

For more information on ODIS advisory, guidance and mentoring services available to small and medium enterprises, visit the ODIS website.

Defence Science and Technology

Defence Science and Technology is part of Australia’s Department of Defence and has a primary role in safeguarding Australia be delivering valued scientific advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.

For more information go to the Defence Science and Technology website.

Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group is part of Australia’s Department of Defence and is responsible for procuring and purchasing military equipment and supplies demanded by Defence service requirements.

For more information go to the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group website.

Estate and Infrastructure Group

E&IG manages and sustains the Defence estate, including land and infrastructure, through contracts for new constructions, repairs and maintenance of existing facilities, disposal of excess property and environmental management. E&IG have a strong focus on the Northern Territory with the vast and extensive Defence facilities and substantial upgrades being delivered to bases, barracks and training areas and ranges.

For more information visit the Department of Defence website.

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