Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

Finalists revealed for inaugural Australian Defence Industry Awards

Following a round of fierce competition, the finalists for the inaugural Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards have been announced, recognising the breadth of experience, talent and capability from across Australia’s defence industry.

With a little over a month before the inaugural Australian Defence Industry Awards is hosted in partnership with KBR, Defence Connect can reveal an exceptional field of 240 finalists shortlisted from over 600 submissions representing 150 companies. 


Phillip Tarrant, director at Defence Connect, welcomed the response to the inaugural Australian Defence Industry Awards, saying, "The defence industry has got right behind the awards, with 240 finalists shortlisted from over 600 nominations representing over 150 companies."

This inaugural awards platform is designed to recognise professionals and organisations, and covers 30+ categories focusing on all facets of the defence industry.

Categories cover primes, SMEs, academic institutions and associations through to high-performing individuals such as defence executives, Indigenous and female leaders, students, scientists, technicians and academics.

The full list of finalists can be here



"This is an extraordinary vote of confidence for Australia’s defence industry and representative of the depth of talent we have in our sector – I would like to thank each of the entrants for their submissions and wish all the finalists the best of luck," Tarrant added

The winners will be announced at a black-tie gala dinner on Thursday, 26 September at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. 

To book your ticket or table, click here. 

For any questions or further details, contact +61 2 9922 3300 or email Defence Connect here

Finalists revealed for inaugural Australian Defence Industry Awards
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

Nov 13 2019
The case for developing joint US, UK and Australian nuclear refuelling facilities
With plans of a growing US and Royal Navy presence in the Indo-Pacific, increased numbers of nuclea...
Nov 13 2019
Australia joins Blue Dot Network in attempt to counter Beijing’s Belt and Road
Driven largely by the US and Japan, the Blue Dot Network has emerged as a new strategy to counter t...
Nov 13 2019
Lockheed Martin demonstrates directed energy counter-drone tech
Lockheed Martin has successfully demonstrated a directed energy, laser weapon for the US Air Force w...
Recommended by Spike Native Network