How to participate in the Program

The Program is inclusive with participation based only on the ability of applicants to meet the membership criteria. It is not competitive and there is no associated cost or fee.

Applications to participate in the Program are assessed by a Membership Committee. Once a membership application has been accepted the applicant will be advised in writing and the Relationship Agreement and Standing Offer will become binding to both parties.

Application to join Program

The Application Pack is available in the ‘Publications’ area of this website and consists of the following documents:

  • Application to Participate,
  • 2016 Relationship Agreement,
  • Standing Offer, and
  • Policy documents.

The Relationship Agreement defines the obligations between the parties. The Standing Offer provides the mechanism for the Commonwealth to acquire services from members. The policy documents define the operational processes of the program.

It is important the evidence provided in the Application to Participate clearly demonstrates how the skills and expertise of the applicant’s people and organisation will contribute to the Program. When assessing applications, the Membership Committee will look for clear and definitive examples or evidence and may discount vague or sweeping statements. Applicants are required to submit the completed Application Pack by email to Please ensure you retain a copy of the signed Relationship Agreement and Standing Offer for your records.

We will confirm receipt of your Application Pack. The Commonwealth will only use the information obtained from applications to determine the eligibility of applicants to join the Program.


RPDE Member Participants
aadi Defence Pty LtdAAM Group
Abacus Innovations Australia Pty Ltd t/a Leidos as at 17/08/16ABB Enterprise Software Pty Ltd
Acacia Research Pty LtdAccenture Australia Holdings Pty Ltd
Acoustic ForceAdelaide Research & Innovation (acting for The University of Adelaide)
Aerosafe Risk Management Pty LtdAgent Oriented Software Pty Ltd
AgustaWestland Australia Pty LtdAirbus Group Australia
Airspeed Pty LtdAMW Professional Services Pty Ltd
archTIS Pty LtdArtis Group Pty Ltd
ASC Pty LtdASG Group Ltd
Associated Electronic Services Pty LtdAtamo Pty Ltd
Atos (Australia) Pty LtdATSA Defence Services Pty Ltd
Audio Visual Imagenation Pty Ltd (AVI)Aurecon Australia Pty Ltd
Austal ShipsAustralian National University (ANU)
AVAXA Pty LtdBabcock Pty Ltd
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Pty Limited BAE Systems Australia Limited
BCT Solutions Pty LtdBeca Consultants Pty Ltd (Australia)
Bellinger Instruments Pty LtdBenelec Pty Ltd
Berkeley Information Technology Pty LtdBlue Glue Pty Ltd
BMT Design and Technology Pty LtdBMT WBM Pty Ltd
Boeing Defence AustraliaBrennan Advisory Pty Ltd
CAE Australia Pty LtdCalibre Defence Pty Ltd
Calytrix Technologies Pty LtdCapgemini Australia Pty Ltd
Capstoneblack Pty LtdCEA Technologies Pty Ltd
Charles Darwin UniversityChemring Australia Pty Ltd
Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems Pty LtdClarinox Technologies Pty Ltd
Clearbox Systems Pty LtdCobham Aviations Services Australia
Codarra Advanced Systems Pty LtdCogent Business Solutions
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)Communications Design & Management Pty Limited (CDM)
Connexxion Pty LimitedConsilium Technology Pty Ltd
Consunet Pty LtdContext Information Security Ltd
Criterion Solutions Pty LtdCSC Australia Pty Ltd
Cubic Defence Australia Pty Ltd Daronmont Technologies Pty Ltd
Deakin UniversityDefence
Defence Communications Industry Pty LtdDEK Corporation Pty Ltd
Deloitte Touche TohmatsuDet Norske Veritas (Australia) Pty Ltd Trading as DNV GL
DEWC Pty LtdDexata
Dialog Pty LtdDimension Data Australia Pty Ltd
Dioli Pty LtdEbor Computing Pty Ltd
Ecastle Pty LtdEcoThought Pty Ltd
Edith Cowan UniversityEggler Consulting Engineers
Elbit Systems of Australia Pty LtdelmTEK Pty Ltd
EM SolutionsEMC Solar Construction Pty Ltd
Enginium Pty LtdEntech Electronics Pty Ltd
Envista Pty LimitedErnst & Young
ESRI-Australia Pty LtdEssys
Etherstack Pty LtdFastwave Communications
FĂ©nix Consulting Services Pty LtdFiomarine Industries
Flight Data Systems Pty LtdForgacs-Broens Pty Ltd
Frazer-Nash Consultancy LtdFREQUENTIS Australasia Pty Ltd
Frogtech Pty LtdFujitsu Australia New Zealand (FANZ)
Functional Directions Pty LtdGasco Pty Ltd
General Dynamics Land Systems DivisionGeoplex Pty Ltd
Geospatial Intelligence (Solutions) Pty LtdGHD
GIS People Pty LtdGrey Innovation Pty Ltd
Gulanga Group Pty LtdH. I. Fraser Pty Ltd
Harris C4i Pty LtdHawker Pacific Pty Ltd
Holocentric Pty LtdHydrix Services Pty Ltd
IBM Australia LtdIDES - Integrated Design & Engineering Solutions Pty Ltd
ImmersaView Pty LtdInDepth Project Management
Innovation Science Pty LtdInovor Technologies Pty Ltd
Institute for Strategy and Complexity Management - AustraliaInternational Seal Company Australia Pty Ltd
Jacobs Australia Pty LimitedJayrow Systems
Jenkins Engineering Defence Systems Pty Ltd (JEDS) Kallista Consulting
Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd (KBR)Keystone Private Pty Ltd
Klepper Pty LtdKoBold Group Pty Limited
Kordia Pty LtdKPMG
Kul Technologies Pty LtdL-3 Communications Australia Pty Ltd
L-3 Communications Oceania Pty LimitedLange Consulting
LBE Technology Pty LtdLeadership Solutions Australia Pty Ltd
Learning Systems Analysis Pty LtdLISAsoft Pty Ltd
Locata Corporation Pty LtdLockheed Martin Australia Electronic Systems Pty Limited
Lockheed Martin Australia Pty LimitedMadry Technologies Pty Ltd
mbits Pty LtdMcGrathNicol + Partners
Mediaware International Pty LtdMelix Pty Ltd
Micreo LtdMicrosecure Corporation Pty Ltd
Microsoft Pty LtdMilitaryTech Pty Limited
Milskil Pty LtdMinelab Electronics Pty Ltd
National ICT Australia LimitedNorthrop Grumman Australia Pty Limited
Nova Defence Pty LtdNoventus Pty Ltd
Oakton Pty LtdOcean Software Pty Ltd
Omni Executive Pty LtdOptus Networks Pty Ltd
Orbital8 Pty LtdOrion Integration Pty Ltd
Pacific Aerospace Consulting Pty LtdPanther Games Pty Ltd
Partech Systems Pty LtdPenske Power Systems Pty Ltd
PricewaterhouseCoopers Project Outcomes Pty Ltd
QinetiQ Pty LtdQualtrics (QAL Technologies)
QUARTEK Pty LtdQueensland University of Technology
Quickstrike Defence and Aerospace Pty LtdRaptorSSC Pty Ltd
Ray Fry Investments Pty Ltd trading as Norship MarineRaytheon Australia Pty Ltd
Relegen Pty LtdRheinmetall Simulation Australia (RSA)
Rhino Software pty LtdRockwell Collins Australia Pty Limited
RPC Technologies Pty LtdRutledge Engineering (Aust) Pty Ltd
Saab Australia Pty LtdScratch Systems
Sea Box International Pty LtdSecurity Centric Pty Ltd
Seeing MachinesSelex ES Australia Pty Ltd
Semantic Sciences Research Pty LtdSentient Vision Systems Pty Ltd
Shoal EngineeringSignal Processing Know-how Pty Ltd
Silvertone ElectronicsSimbiant Pty Ltd
SimCentric Technologies Pty LtdSimplexity Communications Pty Ltd
Sofraco Engineering Systems Pty LtdSoftWire Systems Pty Ltd
Solve Group Pty LtdSonartech Atlas Pty Ltd
SouthTech Systems Pty LtdSPYRUS Pty Limited
SRA Information Technology Pty LtdStrategenics Pty Ltd
Strategic Engineering Pty LtdSupacat Pty Ltd
SYPAQ Systems Pty LtdSystemWare-Pacific Pty Ltd
Systra Scott ListerTactical Research Pty Ltd
TasKey Pty LtdTech Knowledges Pty Ltd trading as AnitCom
Tectonica Australia Pty LtdTelstra Corporation Limited
Textron Systems Australia Pty Ltd (formerly Aerosonde)Thacient Software Pty Ltd
Thales Australia LimitedThe Frame Group Pty Limited
The Simulation Group Pty LtdThe University of Newcastle
Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia Pty LimitedTrang Imagineering Pty Ltd
UGL Engineering Pty LtdUltra Electronics Avalon Systems Pty Limited
University of New South Wales (ADFA)University of Sydney
University of WollongongUnmanned Systems Australia Pty Ltd
VarleyVIPAC Engineers & Scientists Ltd
Wilson Hammond Group Pty LtdXTEK Limited
YTEK Pty LtdZangold Pty Ltd t/as Explosive Protective Equipment (EPE)
ZBOB Engineering Pty LtdZone Advanced Protection Systems
RPDE Associate Participants