Summer Capability News 2023

Welcome With Christmas around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect on the achievements of the year. As a network, ICN has grown this year, both in our offerings and out partnerships, all for the benefit of Australian and New Zealand small and medium enterprises. And we intend to keep up the pace into … Continued

Nuclear-powered submarine program set to deliver thousands of jobs

ICN offices across the country are working with the newly established Australian Submarine Agency to help identify local capability for Australia’s nuclear- powered submarine program. The AUKUS project will deliver a world-class capability that will see Australia become one of only seven countries that operate nuclear-powered submarines. “Australia’s nuclear powered submarine program is creating and … Continued

NT Newsletter – November 2023

Hello, As 2023 draws to a close, it’s the perfect time for us at ICN NT to take a moment and reflect on the year’s achievements, while also gearing up for the opportunities 2024 holds. This year has been a hive of activity for our team, each month bringing its own achievements. Here’s a quick … Continued

NT Newsletter – October 2023

Hello, Last month saw a packed calendar of events as October Business Month was in full swing. Our ICN office participated in seven events, ranging from hosting of workshops to assist business in updating their ICN profile, to participating on panels and even presenting the future pipeline of projects across the Territory. One of the highlights of the month was the … Continued

ICN Defence Projects on Gateway

It’s an exciting time in the Defence Industry and ICN is on the front foot working with Defence Primes and Project Owners to ensure local suppliers are not only kept informed of opportunities but are able to take advantage of them. ICN supports the Federal Government’s defence policy by increasing local participation and ensuring that … Continued

Hunter Defence Conference 2023

Bringing defence primes, NSW SMEs, senior politicians, academia, and the Department of Defence senior capability managers together. The Hunter Defence Conference attracts over 220 delegates and keynote speakers from the defence sector nationally. It is unique within regional Australia and key to promoting regional defence industry capability – presenting a strong and unified voice that … Continued

Defence Day by ICN breaks down barriers to success in key sector

The inaugural virtual Defence Day by ICN drew an impressive attendance of over 300 attendees, including SME’s and Tier 2’s and Tier 3’s who attended briefings from major players in the Defence industry, tender writing experts BidWrite, and representatives from ICN and the Department of Defence. The event provided valuable insights into current and future … Continued

Defence to invest in Queensland sites

Three Defence sites in Queensland are set to benefit from a $104 million upgrade program. The North Queensland Mid-Term Refresh Program covers RAAF Base Townsville, Townsville Field Training Area and HMAS Cairns. Managing contractor CPB Contractors is working with ICN Queensland to identify local suppliers with capability and capacity to work on the project. “CPB Contractors … Continued

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