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Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund

We're committed to developing Queensland small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) by supporting them to enhance their prospects for securing participation in defence, aerospace and space industry supply chains. By developing capability in Queensland, we’re helping to create new high-skilled job opportunities.

The Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund demonstrates this commitment by:

  • enabling Queensland SMEs to develop their capabilities and compete for national and international defence and aerospace industry contracts
  • increasing Queensland SMEs’ exposure and access to defence, aerospace and space industry supply chains
  • facilitating the acquisition of internationally recognised industry certification.

Recipients of the second round of the fund in 2022 are:

  • A&O Engineering (Townsville)
  • Absolute Enterprises (Mackay)
  • Aleeda Wetsuits (Burleigh Heads)
  • All Industries Group (Yeppoon)
  • Allweld Manufacturing (Maryborough)
  • Amaroo Landscape Group (Brendale)
  • Australian Lining Company (Townsville)
  • Beehive Vinyl Products (Townsville)
  • Belco Custom Trailers (Brendale)
  • Black Sky Aerospace (Jimboomba)
  • Brazier Motti (Townsville)
  • Complete Wiring Harnesses (Capalaba)
  • Depth Logistics (Coolangatta)
  • Designworks Defence Systems (West End)
  • Detech Engineering (Townville)
  • Dozer Enterprises (Glenview)
  • Fly Freely (Fortitude Valley)
  • Global Manufacturing Group (Maryborough)
  • Glynn Tucker (Woolloongabba)
  • Grabba Technologies (Tingalpa)
  • Guerrilla Maintenance Services (Ipswich)
  • Helimods (Caloundra)
  • Hoseco Australia (Virginia)
  • ICS Electrical Contractors (Townsville)
  • Infravision (Coolum)
  • Intercorp Technology (Brendale)
  • KDP Electrical (Townsville)
  • Krieger Industries (Townsville)
  • Lateral Project Management (Pullenvale)
  • Metal Sign & Label (Rochedale)
  • Multhana Property Services (Eight Mile Plains)
  • Naeco (Capalaba)
  • Northern Chemicals (Cairns)
  • NQ Electrical (Townsville)
  • NQ Steel Frames (Townsville)
  • Praxis Aerospace (Brisbane)
  • Premise Group Services (Fortitude Valley)
  • Raydar NQ (Townsville)
  • RRJ Engineering (Meadowbrook)
  • RUD Chains (Larapinta)
  • Sape Industries (Townsville)
  • Tagai Management Consultants (Brisbane)
  • Tuff Yards (Brendale)
  • Upton Engineering and Manufacturing (Gladstone)
  • Waltlock (Townsville)

Round 1 fund recipients

Recipients of the first round of the fund in 2020 are:

  • Boss Investments Australia (Gold Coast)
  • Brazier Motti (Townsville)
  • Eveready Group of Companies (Mackay)
  • Fleet Industries (Yeppoon)
  • GJR Technologies (Brisbane)
  • Global Welding Supplies (Townsville)
  • Joe Wagner Group (Toowoomba)
  • NEM Group (Townsville)
  • Peak ARE (Townsville)
  • Praxis Aerospace (Brisbane)
  • Products for Industry (Brisbane)
  • Protonautics (Brisbane)
  • PWR Performance Products (Ormeau)
  • Taylor Builders (Townsville)
  • TEi Services (Townsville)
  • Townsville Services Group (Townsville)
  • Upton Engineering and Manufacturing (Gladstone)
  • VE Group (Moura)

Last updated: 17 Aug 2022