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 27 August 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
31 Aug 2018
10:30am – 12:30pm
Supplier Engagement Information Session

DFAT Victoria State Office, Level 14, 55 Collins Street Melbourne

October 2018 International Aid Business Opportunities Seminar Series TBC TBC
9 Nov 2018
10:30am – 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


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

Last Updated: 27 August 2018