Department of State Development

Supporting South Australians to access career opportunities in the defence manufacturing industry.

The South Australian Government is working with defence manufacturing companies on a range of strategies to ensure that South Australians have the skills to meet current and future workforce needs, and to sustain a long-term career in the defence industry.

To support this work, ACIL Allen Consulting was commissioned to provide the Defence Workforce Profile and Analysis. Access a summary here.

Career information about the employment opportunities in the defence industry can be found here.

WorkReady subsidises a wide range of qualifications relating to the defence industry. Find out what training you might be eligible for here.

The Defence STEM Scholarships and Internships Program connects high-achieving university students in their final years of study with innovative research projects in the local defence industry and related companies in the value chain.

For more information, visit:

The South Australian Defence Industry Leadership Program supports existing workers in the defence industry and allied industries, to build their leadership capability and strengthen their networks. For more information, visit here.


For more information, contact:

Laura Dodson
Strategic Policy & Government Relations
Skills and Employment Division
Phone 8207 2311