Empowering Defence SMEs

Enhancing defence market success through advocacy, networking and information.

Empowering Defence SMEs

Enhancing defence market success through advocacy, networking and information.

AIDN Victoria is Australia’s largest independent, professional advocacy body representing the policy and strategic governance needs of Small-to-Medium Enterprise (SME) businesses in the defence and dual-use industries.

Boost Your Defence Opportunities

Global Defence spending exceeds $1.7 trillion per year and Australia's annual Defence budget is more than $35B. Gaining a share of this market, however, requires the right partnerships, strong professional networks and critical insights.

AIDN Victoria currently helps over 300 Australian businesses gain a greater share of this massive global supply chain. Join AIDN Victoria today and boost your Defence opportunities.

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Become a member and enhance your defence business winning capabilities in three important ways:


  • Expert representation for members across State and Commonwealth Governments as well as key industry stakeholders
  • Regular interaction with State and Federal Government Ministers
  • Unrivalled access to Government through special member-only events
  • Strong links into Department of Defence Strategy, Industry Policy & Procurement policy-making
  • Shaping of defence industry related policy to support member needs


  • Superior connections with Defence, Defence Primes and other buyers
  • Enhanced collaboration and B2B opportunities with other SMEs in the sector
  • Access to AIDN Vic supported Victorian Defence Alliances
  • Represent at Trade Shows and Industry Conferences
  • Access to key stakeholders at regular networking events
  • Increased opportunities – Domestic and International Primes approach AIDN for Suppliers


  • Focussed industry briefings and forums relevant to the SME
  • Round-up of business opportunities
  • Regular newsletters, industry updates and notification of upcoming training
  • Access to exclusive member only information
  • A trusted go-to source for information

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