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Supporting peak performance of Defence assets 


SAGE works tirelessly alongside Defence Primes to support the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in the safe and efficient running of their assets.

With more than a decade of defence experience, we are a trusted partner who has worked alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.


Our clients include :

Tiwi Partners | Intract | Augility | Aurecon | Spotless | Ventia | Fulton Hogan | Avionics Limited | ADB Safegate

RAAF runway

Our expertise

SAGE's national team bring a wealth of experience to the defence estate and infrastructure sector with proven results in a wide breadth of infrastructure projects including airfield lighting, standby power generation, fuel delivery, water treatments plants and PFAS treatment plants.

Our project delivery team specialise in electrical design, hazardous area design and implementation, PLC/SCADA control systems, control panel and switchboard manufacturing and site installation.


runway lighting


Additionally SAGE's service delivery team has extensive experience supporting the Department of Defence Estate Maintenance and Operation Services (EMOS) contractors. Our services include planned and corrective maintenance, instrumentation services and calibration, hazardous area inspections and importantly 24/7 support.

Integration & control systems

Electrical engineering for Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions

Electrical design and prototyping,

design, manufacturing and installation of highly compliant PLC, RTU and HMI/SCADA systems.

LV switchboard & control panel manufacture

Industry 4.0 manufacturing-ready

SAGE Defence caters to Industry 4.0 manufacturing needs, all from within our Australian-based manufacturing warehouse. 


24/7 Breakdown support, maintenance and inspection, condition reports.


Upskill your workforce 

We offer Defence-specific training through our sister company Skills Lab.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We are a one-stop shop

SAGE has end-to-end capabilities in design, engineering and manufacturing, set-to-work and through-life support which means that we can scope the requirements and provide a solution that is completely fit for purpose.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We deliver the best thinking

While we have a dedicated Defence division, we are not just a Defence company – we bring a wealth of ideas and experience from other sectors, including manufacturing and infrastructure, so you don’t just get the best solutions from the industry, but the best possible solutions available.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We're proudly Australian

We’re proud to say that our national capability is 100% Australian, and that we have a large Australian workforce.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We are a collaborative partner

We work extensively with prime defence contractors, and can help them fulfill Australian industry content requirements. We also support overseas companies who wish to offer their products or services in Australia.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

Tight timeframe? No problem

Whether it’s a small, standalone electrical control system or a large, highly complex, integrated solution, we have the flexibility and scalability to deliver time-critical projects while keeping disruptions to a bare minimum.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We can ensure complete transparancy

We’ll keep detailed documentation throughout the project, so you can be confident about fulfilling any compliance needs.

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We have the best credentials

SAGE is the only Australian company accredited to the global quality benchmark of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). We are also certified by international certification body DQS for our management systems, which encompass ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 45001 (OH&S) and ISO 14001  (Environment).

Why SAGE is the best choice for your defence needs

We deliver certainty

We won’t leave until the job is done – that is our commitment to you.

Defence estate and infrastructure capabilities

Infrastructure Works

  • Detailed electrical design and power studies
  • LV and HV reticulation
  • PLC and SCADA programming
  • Hazardous area design, functional safety
  • Site installation and instrumentation commissioning

Service Delivery

  • Predictive maintenance
  • Instrumentation services
  • 24/7 breakdown and remote support
  • Critical function testing
  • Hazardous area inspections

Industry Engagement

Defence Teaming Centre (DTC)
Industry Capability Network (ICN)
Australian Industry and Defence Network (AIDN)


Michael Zampa, Operations Manager, Tiwi Partners

"SAGE’s willingness to collaborate with all partners and their ability to find solutions in challenging circumstance was critical to the success of the RAAF Base Darwin fuel farm upgrade project."

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