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Defence Infrastructure Division

Defence Estate Divestment

Sale of Defence Site Maribyrnong, VIC

Defence is selling the 127.8 hectare Defence site known as ‘Defence Site Maribyrnong’, in Cordite Road, Maribyrnong, Victoria. The site is approximately 10 kilometres from the Melbourne central business district.

On 9 May 2017, the Australian Government announced that Defence will test the open market for the sale of the Defence Site Maribyrnong in accordance with the Commonwealth Property Disposals Policy.

For more information regarding this site please refer to the below information documents.

For information on the Defence Site Maribyrnong Investigation and clearance Project, Please click the below link:

If you have any questions regarding this divestment, please refer to the contact us page.


On 24 February 2018, Defence released newspaper and online advertisement to begin stage one market sounding of the open market sale process. Registration of interest has since closed and an industry brief has been held for those found suitable. For any enquiries regarding the market sounding stage and the information provided to industry brief attendees please contact, Stage two of the open market sale process, Expression of Interest, will commence within the coming months.