Ventia is a trusted and experienced top five Defence industry partner.

We are a leading Australian Prime services integrator working at the heart of Defence capability to support those that serve our country.

We go further to grow sovereign capability to transform the base experience with innovative and sustainable solutions for local delivery to achieve national Defence capability goals.

Driven by pride and aligned values throughout our 35 years’ delivering capability for Defence, we challenge ourselves every day to deliver contemporary solutions, by harnessing the ingenuity of a mature supply chain, industry partners, technology and data.

Top 5 Defence industry partner source: Australian Defence Magazine Top 40 Defence Contractors 2024


Our work in Defence

Through a mature workforce of 3000+ employees combined with a national network of  Small & Medium Enterprises, Indigenous and Veteran owned businesses, we deliver complex maintenance, estate management and support services to approximately 100,000 Australian Defence Force personnel through our primary contracts.

Defence Base Services (DBS)

Ventia is Australia’s largest and most diverse provider of Defence estate support services and facilities management. Across all states and territories, we deliver a range of estate, living, and base support capability including asset management and maintenance; ranges and training area management; airfield management; land management and environmental services; project management; firefighting and rescue services; hospitality and catering; domestic services; and transport services

Defence Maintenance (DMC)

Ventia is the Australian Defence Forces industry partner for the repair and maintenance of some of Australia’s newest, most unique equipment including  artillery, small arms, instrument repair, night vision equipment and all armoured vehicles and variants. This often sees our teams deploy into the field alongside the ADF. We currently deliver approximately 900,000 maintenance hours annually and operate a 24/7 nationwide vehicle and equipment recovery service. 

Clothing  and Retail Stores

Ventia proudly delivers Clothing and Personal Equipment services including kitting and tailoring to the Australian Defence Force from 30+ Clothing and Retail Stores, located on Defence Bases, across Australia.

Specific service offerings include inventory management, issue and sale of Defence clothing items, combat uniforms and equipment; specialist kitting activities for training, exercises and operational requirements; standard and bespoke tailoring services; manufacture of name tags; court mounting of medals, miniatures and ribbon bars.

Support is also provided to Regional Forces when approved by the Australian Defence Force.  

Maritime Services

Ventia’s Maritime heritage was established in warship construction, upgrade and sustainment, and submarine maintenance and support.

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We are responsible for the procurement, systems engineering, V&V and integrated logistics support for  291 Engineer Support Platforms covering 13 different types of earth moving and material handling vehicles such as excavators, front end loaders, dozers, cranes and forklifts to the ADF.  

This also includes technical documentation and delivery training sessions. The vehicles are commercial vehicles with modifications to meet specialist Defence requirements such as air transport, and are supplied with bespoke platforms for storing and transporting attachments.

We collaborate with vehicle OEMs (JCB, Manitou, Liebherr, Komatsu) and other specialists such as ECLIPS and engineering partner QinetiQ.

The highlights

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