Geelong Defence Alliance

100 Brougham Street, Geelong, VIC 3220

Legal Name: Geelong Defence Alliance


Tel: +61 3 5272 4888


Primary Contact

Nerilee Jones,Economic Development Officer

Tel: +61 3 5272 4888

Mobile: +61 3 5272 4888


  • Geelong is Victoria's second largest city located one hour from Melbourne
  • Strong advanced manufacturing and engineering expertise
  • Cutting edge research from Deakin University
  • Ideal investment location for defence
  • Logistics and infrastructure with freight, rail, Avalon Airport and Geelong Port


  • Leading defence industry community
  • A capable strong business environment with positive attitude to growth
  • Established networks offering fast tracked introductions to defence supply chain opportunities
  • Designated central point of contact for information and knowledge about Geelong capability
  • Proven track record in advanced manufacturing, engineering, research and development
  • International maritime port and air access
  • Heavy rail connections to Melbourne and freight rail network
  • Big city service without big city overheads

Key Partners

  • Deakin University
  • State Government
  • Commitee for Geelong
  • Local industry including Chemring , Winchester

Key Customers

  • Manufacturing and engineering
  • Research and development
  • Support services and ICT