DFAT supplier engagement

DFAT acknowledges the important role that our delivery partners play in delivering our Official Development Assistance goals. Therefore, we are working towards a collaborative relationship with delivery partners to foster an inclusive, supportive and responsible contracting community.

DFAT has established am Aid Business Engagement Section within our Aid Contracting Branch to work collaboratively with our suppliers.

  • We will provide up to date information on LinkedIn.
  • Be a point of contact for industry on ideas and issues
  • We will provide info sessions on different topics throughout the year.
DFAT holds free information session during to provide information on doing business with DFAT and how they can bring value to the Australian Aid Program. Photo: Melissa Kirk / DFAT

DFAT supplier engagement calendar of events (last updated 19 September 2018)

DFAT's supplier engagement calendar of events is updated with up and coming dates regularly.

Aid procurement and supplier events
Date of event Title of event Location Registration / Details
22 to 26 October 2018 International Aid Business Opportunities Seminar Series Sydney 22 October
Adelaide 23 October
Melbourne 24 October
Brisbane 26 October
Sydney
Adelaide
Melbourne
Brisbane
9 Nov 2018 10:30am to 12:30pm Supplier Engagement Information Session Austrade State Office Level 16, 307 Queen Street Brisbane Eventbrite
13 Nov 2018 Supplier Engagement Information Session DFAT offices, 255 London Circuit, Canberra **Event has been cancelled
21 Feb 2019 2019 Aid Supplier Conference ANU University House, 1 Balmain Cres, Action, Canberra Eventbrite

Archived events

DFAT Aid Supplier Conference

Initiated in 2017, the DFAT Aid Supplier Conference provides a forum for improved communication between DFAT and suppliers of services to the Australian aid program. It provides aid suppliers with a unique opportunity to network and build on how the Government's development assistance program contributes to Australia's national interest by promoting prosperity, stability and security in our region. 

Conference archives

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email supplier.engagement@dfat.gov.au and follow us on LinkedIn DFAT Supplier Network.

Last Updated: 3 October 2018