The Australian Government announced the International Space Investment (ISI) initiative in the 2018-19 Budget as a part of the Australian Technology and Science Growth Plan - a measure to grow the Australian space industry. Under this measure, the Government has committed to providing $15 million over three years (starting from late 2019) to establish the ISI initiative, which will support strategic international space projects that generate employment and business opportunities for Australians.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 September 2018 04:20

LaTrobe Valley Outreach

In keeping with our commitment to raising awareness and providing support across Regional Victorian SMEs, on 11 September 2018, AIDN-VIC and the VDA, in partnership with the CDIC and with special representation by AW Bell, met with a group of 24 Latrobe Valley Regional businesses, City Councillors and LaTrobe Valley’s Mayor, Cr Darrell White OAM, to discuss the state of the Commonwealth and Victorian Government defence agendas; how diversification across sectors plays into those agendas; and the variety of ways and means available to companies to source assistance in navigating the defence market.

Published in Program Updates
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 08:38

2018 National Defence Industry Survey

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.

Published in Policy & Government