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Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative


Opportunities for Industry

Defence is the largest procurement agency in the Commonwealth and is responsible for some of Australia’s most complex procurement activities. Defence engages with industry to deliver value for money procurement outcomes in order to support departmental and Australian Defence Force capability.

ASMTI Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) Managing Contractor

Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction Pty Ltd has been awarded as the Managing Contractor for the ASMTI SWBTA Facilities Project. The company has committed to sourcing in the order of 80 per cent of its workforce from the Central Queensland region, ensuring local business can take advantage of the opportunities arising from construction works at SWBTA.

For further information contact Rachel DiRusso, Laing O’Rourke, at:


Defence Approaches to Market (ATM) and Planned Procurements can be found on AusTender.

Approach To Market

An ATM is a business opportunity advertised on AusTender. In accordance with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs), ATMs can be open to all or restricted to only those invited to participate.

A list of Defence ATMs published on AusTender open to all can be found here.

Annual Procurement Plan

Defence publishes significant planned procurements valued at $1,000,000 (GST inclusive) or more in the Annual Procurement Plan. All planned procurements are subject to revision or cancellation. The decision to proceed from planning a procurement, to an approach to market, is made on a case-by-case basis.

The Defence Annual Procurement Plan published on AusTender can be found here.

Other defence tender opportunities can be found on AusTender. For more information regarding AusTender and Defence procurement , please visit: AusTender and Defence procurements

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