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Has someone in your business – or perhaps a team of people – made an outstanding contribution to Australia’s defence industry that deserves special recognition?

The Defence Industry Service Commendation recognises outstanding achievement and dedication in the application of skills, judgement and innovation in the defence industry for the benefit of Australia’s defence capability. It is awarded by the Minister for Defence Industry.

How to submit a nomination

To nominate someone for the commendation:

  • read the information below about eligibility and assessment criteria
  • download and complete the nomination form
  • email the completed nomination form to

Nominations can be submitted at any time and are assessed every three months.