Event type: Presentation of Innovation Awards at the Land Forces Exposition

Exposition date: 1 to 3 June 2021

Cost: Free

Location: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia

Supported by: Queensland Government

What are the Innovation Awards?

The awards promote the development of Australia’s industrial, manufacturing and information / communication technology resources in the fields of:

  • aviation
  • aerospace
  • maritime
  • defence
  • security

‘Industry’s ability to deliver for Defence and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is underpinned by its ability to innovate and bring to the market new defence products and services. That is what our awards seek to encourage.’

Ian Honnery, CEO AMDA


The innovation could be anything from a new product or service to a new approach to business. Entries will be judged on originality and their understanding of user needs.

Award category

The Innovation Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Land Forces 2021 National Innovation Award
  • Land Forces 2021 small to medium enterprises (SME) Innovation Award
  • Land Forces 2021 Young Innovator Award (including a $15 000 cash award)

The award winners will be announced in advance of Land Forces and the winners will be presented their awards at the event.

What is Land Forces?

Presented in collaboration with the Australian Army, Land Forces is an international industry exposition to showcase equipment, technology and services for the armies of Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

How do I apply?

Go the Land Forces page for more information on the eligibility criteria or to submit an entry for the Land Forces Industry Innovation Awards.