Our mission is to bring all Collins class submarine maintenance to WA, create more than 3000 local jobs, establish new TAFE training opportunities, boost local manufacturing and bring over $8 billion into WA’s economy.
Bringing all Collins class submarine maintenance to WA is in the national interest.
The State’s leading defence industry training provider, South Metropolitan TAFE, will ensure we have the workforce required to do all Collins class submarine maintenance in WA.
Thousands of defence industry jobs are set to be created. WA has the capability and capacity to deliver because it is home to a skilled workforce which is competitive, flexible, resilient and adaptable.
Bringing all Collins class submarine maintenance to WA will create new business opportunities. Grants are available through the Centre for Defence Industry Capability to help local companies contribute to Defence’s future programs.
Defence West was established by the Western Australian Government as part of its Plan for Jobs.
Its role is to grow the local defence industry and help deliver what Defence needs.
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