The Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has been the National Sponsor of the REA Foundation since 2008. The DMO is the government agency responsible for the acquisition and through-life support of capital equipment and systems for the Australian Defence Force. Many of the nation’s largest multi-billion dollar engineering projects (Air Warfare Destroyers, LHD’s, future submarine) involve the DMO. The DMO’s sponsorship is part of their Industry Skilling Program Enhancement Package that sees major investment into projects and programs focused on attracting, skilling, retaining and professionalising the defence industry work force. The DMO has more than 100 technology-based career paths amongst the air, land and sea services.
Cummins is the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of diesel engines ranging from 55 to 3,500 horsepower. Headquartered in Melbourne, Cummins South Pacific has 38 locations across the region. Engine Business manufactures and markets engines and aftermarket products for heavy and medium duty trucks, buses, RVs and light commercial vehicles and for equipment in the construction, agricultural, mining, marine, rail and government markets. Power Generation Business is a global provider of electric generators, power systems and related accessories, components and services. Products include diesel and gas generators used in recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, and pleasure boats plus diesel and gas generator sets, transfer switches, and switchgear used in commercial facilities for emergency back-up and prime power.
Cochlear Limited was founded in Australia in 1981 and, since then, has maintained its position as the international leader in the manufacture and sale of Nucleus® cochlear implant systems. Cochlear implants are designed for use by adults and children who are profoundly or severely deaf and get little or no help from hearing aids. Cochlear’s Nucleus implant systems enable hearing impaired people to perceive most environmental sounds and speech. The number of Nucleus® implant recipients worldwide has grown to over 27,000, with more than 13,000 of these being children. The cochlear implant is an example of innovations in design, combined with engineering, information processing and software design and development.
ResMed is a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment for treating, diagnosing, and managing sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and other respiratory disorders. The company is dedicated to developing innovative products to improve the lives of those who suffer from these conditions and to increasing awareness among patients and healthcare professionals of the potentially serious health consequences of untreated sleep-disordered breathing. ResMed was formed in 1989. Developed in 1981 by Professor Colin Sullivan and colleagues at the University of Sydney, nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) provided the first successful non-invasive treatment. Since 1989, ResMed has maintained its focus on SDB which affects around 20% of the adult population making it as widespread as diabetes or asthma.
The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) is a not-for-profit member-based organisation focused on the development, regulation and administration of motor sport across Australia. CAMS has been the custodian of motor sport in Australia since 1953. The organisation is the Australian delegated national sporting authority (ASN) by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body for world motor sport. CAMS is also the recognised National Sporting Organisation (NSO) for motor sport by the Commonwealth Government via the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).
Bombardier is a global transportation company with 76 production and engineering sites in 25 countries, and a worldwide network of service centres. 70,000 employees design, manufacture, sell and support the widest range of world-class products in the aerospace and rail sectors. Bombardier Transportation has 62 production and engineering sites in 25 countries and is the global leader in the rail industry. Its installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Bombardier Aerospace has more than 33,600 employees and designs, manufactures and supports innovative aviation products for the business,commercial, specialized and amphibious aircraft markets.