Department of State Development

About the Office of the Industry Advocate

The Office of the Industry Advocate (OIA) is an independent unit with strong links to industry and a track record for innovative policy reform and industry engagement.

The OIA develops and implements reforms that aim to generate more local jobs, local supplier inputs through supply chains and local investment from Government contracts.

The OIA also focuses on initiatives that help small to medium enterprises (SMEs) get involved in government procurement.


  • Build the capacity of businesses in the State to successfully tender for Government contracts
  • Recommend changes to policy and practices that remove impediments to industry participation
  • Initiate procurement reforms that provide greater economic benefit to the State and businesses.


Organisational Structure – October 2015
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For more information contact

Office of the Industry Advocate
Phone 8226 8956