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Careers in defence and space are more than you think. You don’t need to be an astronaut or join the Defence Force to work in one of South Australia’s fastest growing industries. There are many pathways you can take to get the career you want in an industry you’ll love.

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Defence and space industry careers

You have a place in defence and space

The South Australian defence and space industries are experiencing unprecedented growth. A wide range of exciting careers opportunities are on offer now and for the next 50 years and beyond.

Careers in Defence are much more than building ships and submarines and you don’t need a university degree to get involved.

From project management to combat systems engineering; contracts management to Information Technology; supply chain to WHS; marketing and communications to logistics; you can find a lifelong career right here in South Australia.

South Australia is establishing itself as the centre of the nation’s space endeavours. The Australian Space Agency, headquartered in Adelaide, has set an ambitious target of creating an additional 20,000 jobs by 2030. South Australia is home to more than 100 space-related entities as part of a vibrant ecosystem encompassing the Space Agency, SmartSat CRC, Space Discovery and Mission Control centres. There has never been a better time to consider your career in space.

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