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Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative

Welcome to the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative website. The Initiative is an opportunity for Australia to build Defence capability through enhancing and improving training capacity whilst providing strong and enduring economic benefits to Central and North Queensland.

New Notices and Events:

Defence’s boost to construction in Central Queensland
Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, today announced Laing O’Rourke as the Managing Contractor for the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) Facilities Project works at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA).

Rockhampton Industry Briefing Session Australia-Singapore Military Initiative Facilities Project
The Department of Defence, in consultation with the Managing Contractor for the Shoalwater Bay Training Area is hosting a briefing for local industry about upcoming opportunities.

CQ University
Room 02, Ground Floor, Building 5
554-700 Yaamba Rd, Rockhampton

Click here for further information.

What's next for ASMTI?
As we progress towards the end of 2018, there will be a number of key activities and announcements on the horizon - click here for information on Announcements, Training and upcoming Community & Sub-Contractor Engagements.

The ASMTI Industry webpage is now live!
Want to know more about how your business can get involved in ASMTI and broader Defence projects? This new webpage supports Australian businesses with information, resources and guidance to find opportunities and become Defence ready.

The local Marlborough community got an opportunity to meet with Defence on Monday 21 May

Minister for Defence hosts roundtable with North Queensland businesses
The Minister for Defence met with local business leaders to discuss Defence’s Local Industry Capability Plan (LICP) and what it means for them.

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“The Initiative will deliver enhanced Defence training areas in Central and North Queensland, supporting the future capability of the Australian Defence Force and meeting the needs of the Singapore Armed Forces. We will deliver realistic training environments which can adapt to future technologies so we can best prepare our people for future challenges. The Initiative will see significant investment in Central and North Queensland, providing significant economic opportunities for local industry”.

Brigadier Mark Brewer
Program Manager,
Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative