Adelaide is home to three dedicated defence industry precincts and some of Australia’s most important Defence training, test and evaluation ranges.
The three industry precincts -
Osborne Naval Shipyard, Edinburgh Defence Precinct and Technology Park Adelaide - house clusters of innovative companies with a critical mass of defence expertise.
Fostering unique collaboration opportunities, each precinct is close to Defence facilities, home to major Defence projects and incorporate specialised infrastructure.
Australia's leading innovation hub,
Tonsley Innovation Precinct, is also located in South Australia, and the nation's first creation and innovation neighbourhood, Lot Fourteen, is being developed right in the heart of the city.
Regional South Australia is home to the world’s largest land-based test range –
Woomera Range Complex and the critical Cultana Training Area.
Each precinct is close to core Defence facilities and home to major Defence projects, fostering unique collaboration opportunities.
Osborne Naval Shipyard
The Osborne Naval Shipyard, the nation’s premier naval industry hub, is the logical location for any company pursuing opportunities in defence or commercial shipbuilding and ship sustainment projects.
Edinburgh Defence Precinct
Edinburgh Defence Precinct is a key national defence research, manufacturing and sustainment hub housing RAAF Base Edinburgh, Defence Science and Technology and major defence companies.
Technology Park Adelaide
An ideal location for established and emerging technology companies, Technology Park Adelaide has a strong focus on systems development and integration, information communication technology, advanced manufacturing and electronics.
Tonsley Innovation Precinct
The Tonsley Innovation Precinct brings together research. businesses, government and the wider community to connect and collaborate in Australia's first innovation district.
Defence Landing Pad
The Defence Landing Pad, located in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, is a one-stop shop supporting international companies to establish a presence in South Australia to explore opportunities in the state’s thriving defence and space sectors.
Test and training areas
South Australia is home to a large and varied contingent of Australian Defence organisation facilities including RAAF Base Edinburgh, DST Edinburgh, Cultana Training Area and Woomera Test Range.