On 11 September 2018, Navy presented an Industry Briefing on the Defence Marine Support Services (DMSS) Program.
Run by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC), the survey is a critical data tool to both promote your business' capabilities and also help the CDIC understand the capabilities, opportunities and challenges of the Australian defence industry.
With the release earlier in the year of the Defence Export Strategy, and the subsequent creation of the Defence Export Office and the appointment of a Defence Export Advocate, there is now new infrastructure in place to manage the policy issues surrounding how the Nations’ defence industry is supported by Government to succeed in selling into the ADF and across the globe.
In response to a recent request for submissions regarding the impact of new FTAs with China, Korea and Japan, AIDN-Vic raised a variety of issues related to the availability of support to defence SMEs in understanding the applicability and utility of FTAs.
On 30 July 2018 we provided testimony on the record to the Sub-Committee and envision continued engagement will occur as a result.