Our Association

About AIDN New South Wales

AIDN NSW is a not-for-profit industry association operating and is the premier representative body for SMEs working in the Defence industry in the New Soth Wales. Our members benefit from a range of services, training and support aimed at enhancing their capability to win Defence work and succeed in the industry.


AIDN NSW is governed by a committee with an elected President, Vice Presidents, Secretary and Treasurer. AIDN NSW's management comprises part-time Executive officer and a part-time administration officer that runs the day to day operations of the organisation. The Association is bound by a constitution.


To promote, develop and represent Defence SME’s in New South Wales


To assist members in maximising their opportunities with Defence and Defence prime contractors, locally and Internationally.

To achieve our mission, we:

  • Act as a forum for industry to network, find new business opportunities, and benefit from interacting with people who have complementary interests.
  • Keep our members informed of what is happening in the Sector, this includes details on Defence strategies, Defence projects, Defence policies and Government initiatives.
  • Act as the voice of New South Wales Defence Sector with media, and other state and federal governments.
  • Making public submissions to influence Defence policies in favour of our member's interests and concerns.