Event type: Training

Venue: Online

Cost: Free

Supported by: Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC)

The CDIC has developed a highly interactive online outreach program to help Australian small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) position themselves to take advantage of defence industry opportunities.

This series of interactive webinars will address key questions, concerns and information needs of SMEs by providing invaluable insights and practical information.

Webinar series overview


The webinar series will focus on:

  • Webinar 1: Grant Applications — explains what grants are available to SMEs and how to write persuasive grant applications.
  • Webinar 2: Growing Your Business in the Defence Marketplace — profiles the Defence marketplace and identifies opportunities to grow your business.
  • Webinar 3: Tendering in Defence — examines the Defence procurement and tendering process in a practical way.
  • Webinar 4: Innovation in Defence — explores the opportunities to innovate in Defence, including key considerations and potential collaborations.

Who should attend?


If you’re an SME already working within the defence industry supply chain but are looking to develop a greater understanding about business opportunities and best practice, this webinar series will provide further insight to grow your business.

If you’re new to the defence marketplace, these webinars will provide you with guidance on the journey that lies ahead.

Upcoming sessions


More events coming soon.

Videos and downloadable content


Webinar videos

The following videos have been developed from the Defence Industry Insights series:

If you're new to Defence Industry have a look at our Stepping into Defence Industry video presentation which delivers a comprehensive and practical introduction to the defence industry that is relevant to Australian businesses.

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