Our multi-disciplined and cross-functional teams work collaboratively with customers to plan, deliver and manage projects, including:

  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare (C4ISREW)
  • Information Communication and Technology strategy, architecture and management
  • Operational concept development
  • Capability Life Cycle definition and documentation
  • Strategic procurement support
  • Systems engineering and integration
  • Complex program management and project controls.

We specialise in the introduction of complex systems and security-sensitive capabilities and have established ourselves as a major contributor to the modernisation of land, maritime, air and joint communications and information systems across the Australian Defence Force and other government agencies.

Downer is a leading provider of specialist project and technical services with a proven track record delivering ICT and C4ISREW programs.
We are uniquely positioned with a whole of Defence Life Cycle mindset and together with intimate knowledge of Defence and National Security programs, Downer understands the critical drivers of workforce availability, specialist knowledge and commercial constraints.

With hundreds of security-cleared resources, we leverage the depth and breadth of Downer’s experience to provide solutions for Defence and National Security customers.

CASG Major Service Provider – Team Downer

Team Downer is one of four CASG Major Service Providers (MSP) delivering Integrated Work Packages (IWP) in support of the Critical Systems Branch (within the Joint Systems Division), Maritime Systems Division and the Attack Class Submarine Program.

Downer’s Defence and National Security business is made up of two acquisitions: AGIS Pty Ltd and Envista Pty Ltd.

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Drawing on the capability of the Downer Group, our Defence business executes highly complex projects across Land, Sea, Air, Cyber, Space and Key Enabler domains.

Acting as either a Prime contractor, subcontractor or joint venture partner, we have successfully delivered projects for various parts of the Defence industry including E&IG, CASG, and CIOG.

The following examples illustrate the diversity of projects we have delivered.

  • Shoalwater Bay training area remediation
  • Delivered over two million square metres of RAAF airfield pavement works
  • Oakey Hail Damage Building Remediation
  • $100 million of HV electrical upgrades at RAAF Williamstown, RAAF Base Learmouth and Holsworthy Defence Base
  • HVAC replacement projects at RMC Duntroon and HMAS Cerberus
  • Port Wakefield fibre optic cable installation
  • Manufacture of lifting apparatus for the Unimog Medium Recovery Vehicle.

Key to our success has been our ability to:

  • Access a complex Australian content supply chain
  • Provide local delivery presence and local labour content
  • Leverage our track record with the Federal and State Government as a long-term partner.

As an ASX listed company and one of Australia’s largest employers, we represent Sovereign Industry Capability and an ideal local partner for Defence.

Maximising economies of scale, our OEM and platform-agnostic through-life sustainment capabilities cover:

  • Managed services
  • Engineering support

Asset Management, reliability engineering, modifications engineering, process improvement, test and evaluation, data analysis.

  • Maintenance support

Maintenance management, preventative, corrective, planned and reactive maintenance.

  • Supply support

Logistics, spares and parts, Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) and warehousing.

  • Training support

Operator and maintainer, training development and delivery.

  • Operating support

Fleet management, operational efficiency and productivity analysis and operation of vehicles, plant and equipment.

Our Spotless business (www.spotless.com/markets/defence) provides a full range of services to operate and maintain a diverse portfolio of Defence estates and facilities. These services include:

  • Asset management and engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Land management
  • Operational services (cleaning and housekeeping, accommodation management, laundry, dry cleaning, pest control, reprographics and printing, troop and cadet transport, refuelling, training areas and range management, bushfire mitigation and firefighting).

In Australia, Spotless provides these services to Defence through the Estate Maintenance and Operations Services (EMOS) Contract encompassing 170 Defence bases and installations in the Queensland and Southern New South Wales Defence Regions. We also have a Public Private Partnership arrangement managing the Headquarters Joint Operations Command in the Australian Capital Territory.

In New Zealand we provide facility management services to the New Zealand Defence Force in the Manawatu and Southern Region.