Annual Business, Industry & Networking Day
Friday 15th November 2024


The Defence Industry Association for Victoria...

...Enabling Members to Do Better Business in Defence!

The Defence Industry Association for Victoria...

...Enabling Members to do Better Business in Defence!

Australian Defence Alliance Victoria (ADA-Vic)


Working with dual-use SMEs, Primes, Government and Defence.

Delivering critical Information, Networking opportunities, Support and Advocacy.

Not-For-Profit, Peak Body for the Defence Industry in Victoria.

We are one of the Founding members of Australia’s largest independent, professional advocacy body, 'Australian Defence Alliance' serving more than 1,100 members nationally.

Boost Your Defence Industry Opportunities

Global Defence spending exceeds $1.7 trillion per year... and Australia is spending more than $500B over the next decade.

Gaining a share of this market, however, requires the right partnerships, strong professional networks and critical insights.

ADA-Vic currently enables over 750 Australian businesses gain a greater share of this massive global supply chain. Join Australian Defence Alliance Victoria today and boost your chance of securing your portion of the Defence opportunities.

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Be enabled to do Better Business in Defence

Being a member of Australian Defence Alliance Victoria (ADA-Vic) enhances a business's capabilities and provides more opportunities to develop work in the Defence Industry with four key benefits.


  • 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


  • Tender information

  • Navigating defence related issues such as security clearances, export controls etc.

  • Direction in overcoming potential communication roadblocks

  • Quad Charts


  • Superior connections with Defence, Defence Primes and other buyers
  • Enhanced collaboration and B2B opportunities with other SMEs in the sector
  • Access to ADA 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 ADA for Suppliers


  • Focused 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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