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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.

The DFAT Aid Business Engagement Section works 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.
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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 11 March 2020)

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

Aid procurement and supplier events 2020
Date of event Title of event Location Registration / details
29 June - 2 July 2020 2020 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Conference Brisbane United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Archived events

Big Meet 2019

The Big Meet provided an opportunity to collaborate, engage and maximise business networking with government, industry and the private sector. It included an International Development tradeshow and speaker program focussing on: Innovation, Climate Change and the Pacific.

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Photo: DFAT


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 and follow us on LinkedIn DFAT Supplier Network.

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