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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 and sale process, 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.


Stage 1 in the sale process – Market Sounding – is now complete.

Stage 2 Registration of Interest opened on Wednesday 17 October, 2018. Parties interested in submitting a Registration of Interest must do so by 3:00pm Monday 19 November, 2018.

The Registration of Interest stage will result in a list of eligible purchasers able to progress to the next stage, Stage 3 Expression of Interest.

To be successful, interested buyers will need to demonstrate a range of competencies such as demonstrated experience undertaking large scale urban development and site remediation projects, and the financial capacity to acquire, remediate and develop the Site.

If you would like to submit a Registration of Interest, please contact