2017-18 Budget
Estimate $12.9b

  • xAcquisition $6.6b
  • xSustainment $5.7b
  • xProvision of Policy Advice and Management Services Budget $0.65b
Pie chart showing the proportion of budget allocated to Acquisition, Provision and Sustainment

Our projects

  • Cost 94%

    on average our projects are delivered 6% under budget.

  • Capability 99%

    of Materiel Capability Performance measures are being met in our largest, most complex projects, as reported in the 2015-16 Major Projects Report.

  • Schedule 24%

    average slippage in our largest, most complex projects, as reported in the 2015-16 Major Projects Report.

Defence seeking executives for independent assurance reviews.

The Department is seeking Senior Executives to join its Independent Assurance Review (IAR) team.

IAR is a process intended to improve project outcomes and ensure that Defence is able to provide high quality and reliable advice to Government regarding the health and outlook of major capital acquisition and sustainment project, products and programs.

Read more about Independant Assurance Reviews

Read more about Independant Assurance Reviews