Defence SA and the South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC) are proud to have led our largest ever South Australian delegation to Avalon 2023, showcasing the state’s world-class defence and space capabilities.

The biennial AVALON Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is the country’s largest international aviation, aerospace and defence industry exposition attracting decision makers from around the globe.

Following a three year hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2023 edition was the biggest in the event’s history, providing a platform to showcase South Australian industry expertise and capabilities to the world.

Defence State pavilion exhibitors

Home to seven of the world’s top 10 defence companies, some of the most high-tech and innovative small and medium enterprises, and research and development institutes working at the cutting-edge, South Australia is at the forefront of the nation’s defence and space endeavours.

More than 50 high-profile companies, research and education providers exhibited on The South Australia – The Defence State stand, representing South Australia’s largest contingent ever.

Did you know South Australia is home to more than 300 defence and over 100 space-related organisations? You can explore them all by visiting our Defence Industry Directory or Space Industry Directory.