A strong, growing and sustainable NT Defence Support Industry (DSI) with capability aligned to Defence.
To work in partnership with all stakeholders to develop, promote, represent and connect the capability of the NT Defence Support Industry, whilst capturing an annually increasing share of NT Defence operations spending, to ensure the generation of ongoing and substantial benefits for those stakeholders.
AIDN-NT recognises that each Member’s first responsibility is to its own business. The manner in which a Member deals, in the course of its business, with other members, as well as government, competitors, business partners, sub-contractors and suppliers is, however, of significant, if not equal importance.
Provides The focal point for Defence’s interaction with Australia’s dynamic base of smaller defence companies.
Be recognised as the representative body of Defence Industry in the NT
Assist members, and in particular small to medium enterprises (SMEs), in their dealings with the Department of Defence and their primes
Facilitate the dissemination of DOD policy and procurement information to members including an electronic bulletin board for on-line information
Represent members in the presentation of their views, independent of Federal or sectorial interests, to Government departments
Assist with and facilitate networking between Territory Defence Industry bodies to enhance competitiveness and offset imported products
Represent members on forums, working groups and committees relating to Defence products and services
Actively promote the Australian Industry Involvement (AII) aims and objectives, and assist members in participating in industry development programs
Develop and build upon working relationships with appropriate procurement elements of the DOD and Defence Industry Bodies
Ensure that relevant DOD agencies and officers are aware of the products and capabilities within member organisations and networks
Provide a complete range of member services including industry forums, briefing sessions, training programs and networking opportunities to increase members’ competitiveness
Work closely with the relevant State and Territory Government representatives and organisations to formulate a consistent strategy toward Defence procurement development, especially at a local level
Assist members in maximising their profitability through enhanced business opportunities and initiatives, which improve management skills and expertise.