Timely, concise and accurate intelligence
  • The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge. - Thomas Berger
  • Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are. - George Santayana
  • You have never really lived until you've done something for someone who can never repay you. - Unknown
  • There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he's absolutely free to choose. - Bern Williams
  • What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? - George Eliot
  • It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well. - Rene Descartes

Our Culture

To achieve our mission to produce the best possible intelligence for the Australian Government, we source and bring together smart, focused people from a variety of backgrounds to create a highly effective and cohesive workforce.

While DIO employees have different skills and areas of expertise, they all share one thing: a steadfast commitment to achieve their personal best on a daily basis.

Whether it's putting in the extra hours during a time of international crisis or providing invaluable insights to senior officials, each of our employees knows that their work is directly contributing to the protection of Australia and its interests.