Level 2, 24 Wakefield Street, Hawthorn, VIC 3122

Legal Name: Defence Materials Technology Centre Ltd.

ABN: 37 131 257 175

Tel: +61 3 9214 4447


Primary Contact

Miles Kenyon,Program Development Manager

Tel: +61 3 9214 4447



  • Foster enduring collaborative relationships between industry, research organisations, industry bodies and Defence
  • Support Australian defence industry to reach global competitiveness benchmarks, higher levels of productivity and defence-readiness
  • Create stronger, more integrated and more innovative defence supply chains
  • Act to ensure expertise of Australiḁn research sector is diffused into the defence industry through applied R&D


  • Integrated supply chain approach to technology development to ensure rapid commercial transition of technology
  • Involvement of Australian Defence Customer in all technology development projects
  • Enhance outcomes and reduce both time to market and costs to Defence through a collaborative, co-investment and risk sharing model
  • Breadth and depth of materials and manufacturing technology capability

Key Partners

  • Defence Innovation Hub & Defence Science and Technology Group
  • Australian Universities, CSIRO & ANSTO
  • Australian industry supply chain participants
  • Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

Key Customers

  • Australian Department of Defence
  • State Governments and defence industry associations
  • Thales Australia
  • BAE Systems Australia

Quality Approvals & Awards

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System accreditation
  • Safeguarding Australia Eureka Prize Continuous Improvement Business Process Award 2015
  • National Innovation Award and Young Innovator Prize - Land Forces 2016
  • Defence Industry Security Program