Objectives & Strategies

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Membership of the Australian & Defence Network is an investment in your  companies future growth.
The annual subscription fee is fully tax deductible. Membership fees vary between the State & Territory chapters.
To find out the cost of membership in each State & Territory please visit the Membership Benefit pages under State Groups or contact the National Coordinator at administration@aidn.org.au 

AIDN provides value to its members via the following:
  • Continue to be the effective organisation for the representation of Defence SMEs;
  • Influence Defence industry policy for the benefit of Defence SMEs;
  • Promulgate industry capability information to members, Defence, Prime Contractors and industry;
  • Support AIDN State and Territory Chapters to meet their objectives;

Supporting Strategies Peak organisation role
  • Maintain recognition by Government and prime contractors as the Defence SME organisation;
  • Maintain a productive high level relationship with Defence Ministers, the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group and other key elements of the Defence organisation;
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with all major Defence prime contractors operating in Australia.

Defence industry policy
  • Develop and promote national positions on major Defence industry policies and initiatives;
  • Work closely with the Goverment, Defence Industry Policy Division and other areas of Defence to give positive, practical and timly effect to the implementation of AIDN–supported policies;
  • Support the growth of local industry capability and competitiveness and contribute to the development of supporting procurement and industry strategies.

SME access to Defence related business
  • Maintain a member capability database;
  • Develop the key elements of the AIDN SME Participation plan proposal;
  • Contribute to the further development and use of the Defence Intgrated Investment  Plan as a dynamic guide to defence projects and commercial opportunities;
  • Continue to participate in the development and implementation of the Global Supply Chain program;
  • Provide representation at major Defence conferences and exhibitions, including facilitation of display and marketing opportunities for individual AIDN members.

Industry capability information
  • Identify Defence SME specialist skills and technology capabilities to Defence, Prime contractors and across the AIDN membership.

Assist AIDN State and Territory Chapters
  • Provide a central focus for the dissemination of Defence and industry information to members;
  • Continue to provide an AIDN National newsletter for circulation to all members;
  • Provide promotional material.

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