About Us

InDepth Project Management Pty Ltd was founded in 1999 to meet a particular need for specialist support in Project Management, Submarine Rescue and general Safety Management. We are a dynamic and expanding company with a focus on understanding our clients' needs and applying our considerable skills and experience in a reliable and "indepth" manner.

We take seemingly intractable problems and apply lateral solutions to achieve prompt and lasting results.


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Project Management - Submarine Rescue - Safety Management

Project Management

Through an assembly of expert practitioners and consultants, InDepth Project Management has over 20 years experience in the capital acquisition environment. Use of our services provides you with access to:

  • Facilitation in development of a Capability Model of your organisation for use with Monsarrat® Decision Support and Prioritisation tool.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the Australian and United States acquisition and procurement systems, and to a lesser degree the Canadian procurement system.
  • Software acquisition management expertise.
  • Extensive knowledge of complex technical, capital equipment and weapons systems projects in a multinational environment.
  • Specialists skills and academic qualifications in project management, project engineering, PRINCE2 management, integrated logistic support, systems engineering, system safety, configuration management, budget and financial accounting and associated areas.
  • Integrated products/project team leadership to achieve objectives on time and on budget.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in the Defence Capability Development process including: defining user requirements; preparing capability submissions and proposals; drafting requirements studies, EASs, PMAPs, ITRs, RFPs, RFTs, Contractors, ILS Plans and other project related documentation.

  • Provision of project/program planning, support, advice and guidance to senior management

  • Application of specialist submarine and surface warfare knowledge to project management.
  • Data management using databases and pivot tables.

Projects recently undertaken while under contract to the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation include:

  • Contract documentation from concept through to evaluation for replacement combat system;

  • Coordination of capability requirements for Australia's Collins class remediation program;

  • Management of modifications to wharf and electrical facilities for submarines

  • Conduct of an IP needs analysis for replacement combat system;

  • Development of facilities briefs;

  • Planning for modification of submarines to permit operations with Special Forces.

Submarine Rescue

Based on its extensive experience in procurement and operation of submarine rescue systems, InDepth Project Management can provide consultancy services to Navies and companies on solutions to submarine rescue problems. We can:

  • analyse your existing system,
  • assist in refining your requirements,
  • develop documentation,
  • define training systems for operators and naval personnel,
  • advise on contract strategies for service contracts,
  • advise on how best to monitor contractor performance,
  • advise on appropriate Safety Management Systems,
  • assist in planning exercises,
  • and much more.

During the KURSK incident, InDepth was utilised by Defence and several media organisations as the pre-eminent Australian expert on submarine rescue.

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Safety Management
With extensive experience of Safety management systems ranging from MIL-STD-882 through to the Safety Case regime, InDepth Project Management is ideally positioned to assist in:

  • establishing Safety programs
  • auditing Safety cases
  • preparation of Safety cases

IDPM was engaged by the Maritime Safety Authority of NZ to support its Safety Case review for the NZ tourist submersible Antipodes. We have an experienced and qualified Safety Auditor on our staff.

Current Safety Work:

  • Development of Safety Cases for RAN Maritime Ranges;
  • System Safety Program for the Replacement Combat System Project for the RAN Collins class submarines.


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Contact Us
PO Box 5018, Lyneham, ACT 2602, Australia
Phone: + 61 (0) 2 6162 4340 Fax: + 61 (0) 2 6162 4341
Mobile: + 61 (0) 416 108 242
ABN: 76 088 968 174