Defence

Defence & national security

Defence & national security

Digitally enabled engineering, design and advisory solutions building Defence capability

Defence and National Security is transforming as technology, procurement and workforce shifts continue to evolve. Rapid digitisation, increased pressure on capital investment, accelerated projects and the evolving nature of work are critical levers driving change.

Defence is reimagining how it plans, develops and manages its complex, diverse estate and asset base, projects and people – not only in how to navigate these challenges, but how it can best capitalise on potential opportunities.

Capability mission readiness remains Defence’s top priority. Being better informed, equipped and supported to make decisions about the estate, assets, infrastructure and systems is fundamental for responsive, resilient, sustainable, safe and efficient operations.

Asset management and infrastructure expertise enabling Defence capability

With digital solutions at our core, we partner with Defence to enable its capability through our integrated engineering, design and advisory expertise.

Recognised in the Australian Defence Magazine’s Top 40 Contractors list, our teams have a long and successful history supporting Defence and National Security agencies. We help to more effectively manage asset bases; improve asset performance; simplify compliance; better deliver and manage projects; connect people, data and systems, and future-proof assets.

We work with Defence on design and delivery as an experienced advisor. We combine our leading reputation as Australia’s most innovative company with our core understanding of complex assets, infrastructure and digital enablement. Our cross-functional teams build trust through practical, achievable advice and execution support.

Our data scientists, business analysts, and software engineers work with complimentary engineering and advisory teams from sectors including energy, water, infrastructure, transport, built environment, resources and manufacturing to deliver truly integrated solutions.

And, as one of Australia and New Zealand’s best places to work, we know what it takes to harness a diverse culture and create environments where people thrive and are supported to achieve their potential.

Digital insights driving asset performance and design for the future

We apply our understanding of designing, delivering and managing complex assets to the specific needs of Defence challenges and opportunities. We have first-hand knowledge of Defence design, digital, environmental and planning requirements, procurement and management methodologies and recognise what is required to deliver Defence and National Security capability.

This enables us to co-create with Defence digitally enabled solutions tailored to their requirements including:

Data and digital insights for better asset decisions and more capable, efficient and effective assets

Data and digital insights for better asset decisions and more capable, efficient and effective assets

Effective and efficient asset performance yhat makes the best use of resources and minimises asset costs

Effective and efficient asset performance that makes the best use of resources and minimises asset costs

Sustainable, resilient, compliant, fit for purpose infrastructure engineering and planning that supports mission readiness and a happy and healthy workforce

Sustainable, resilient, compliant, fit for purpose infrastructure engineering and planning that supports mission readiness and a happy and healthy workforce

Sustainable environmental management and future energy infrastructure to better manage present and emerging environmental challenges and opportunities

Sustainable environmental management and future energy infrastructure to better manage present and emerging environmental challenges and opportunities


Data and digital insights for better asset decisions

Capturing, connecting and using the right data and digital tools empowers Defence asset managers to make better informed and more effective decisions for today and the future. Our easy to understand and practical advice for integrating digital ways of working delivers more capable, efficient, and effective assets. It brings a wide range of benefits from predicting ‘failures’ and determining the sweet spot for optimal investment, to better understanding the true state of assets and accelerating business performance.

We specialise in data analysis and information management and offer advanced expertise for asset owners to leverage existing systems, gather, visualise, predict/forecast, automate, detect/classify, draw insights from and optimise digital information, data, and designs at every stage of an asset’s lifecycle.

Our award-winning digital tools, Field Force and SiteLab® enable digital design and analytics to be incorporated into assets and infrastructure, and allow real-time interaction for quicker, smarter and more cost effective decision making.

Effective and efficient asset performance that makes the best use of Defence resources

Asset optimisation poses unique challenges due to the complexity and diversity of asset classes owned and operated by Defence. Given finite budgets and intense political and public interest, demonstrating return on investment, maintaining operational effectiveness, and achieving lasting benefits are crucial.

To help achieve this, we provide asset management and project management advisory solutions to successfully deliver, strengthen and sustain assets. We help enhance capacity and capability of assets through capital forecasting and sustainment planning. We identify critical assets and sub-systems through risk-based approaches, application of appropriate governance and delivery models supported by Aurecon’s project/programme management delivery.

Sustainable and resilient infrastructure engineering

Fit for purpose, modernised, compliant, flexible assets and a happy, healthy workforce are fundamental to supporting Defence’s mission readiness. We have a long and successful history providing engineering and planning advice for Defence and National Security programmes. Our solutions pre-empt how infrastructure will evolve over time; simplifying the compliance process, driving maintenance costs down, and creating infrastructure that promotes health and productivity, makes the best use of existing assets and standardises outputs across portfolios.

To deliver the technical design of infrastructure projects and maximise business and asset performance, our fit for purpose designs are holistic, capable, cost-effective, human-centred, safe, secure, compliant, flexible and built-to-last.

Sustainable environmental management and future energy

The sustainable use of land, energy and water on and around Defence bases is a critical enabler of Defence capability. In a constantly changing strategic context, we help identify and address environmental and energy opportunities and challenges which enable Defence to adapt and evolve for the future.

Ensuring a sustainable estate across Defence maritime, land and aerospace, we work with Defence to deliver projects and outcomes that align with Defence and legislative requirements to help protect our natural resources. Our advice supports Defence to proactively manage current and emerging environmental issues including climate change, PFAS contamination, decarbonisation and renewable energy, strategic disposal of land and community encroachment.

Our business case and environmental impact assessment solutions help with planning and compliance to ensure sustainable development of assets.

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