7600 Defence

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

7600 Defence

This class consists of units of military defence (including those staffed by civilian personnel) stationed at home or abroad. Included are units mainly engaged in defence administration; the administration of defence research and development policies and associated funds; contingency planning; and carrying out military exercises in which civilian institutions and populations are involved.

Primary activities

  • Armed forces unit operation (except manufacturing or educational)
  • Civil defence operation (military)
  • Government administration (defence)


Units mainly engaged in operating military academies or research schools are included in the appropriate classes of Division P Education and Training.

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