Australia's largest independent aerospace and composites business. Trusted by the world's most trusted. Engineering, manufacturing, aftermarket.



A Leading Global Manufacturer of Composite Solutions for the Defence and Commercial Aerospace and Advanced Industry Sectors



Australia's largest independent aerospace and composites business. Trusted by the world's most trusted. Engineering, manufacturing, aftermarket.



Australia's largest independent aerospace and composites business. Trusted by the world's most trusted. Engineering, manufacturing, aftermarket.



Australia's largest independent aerospace and composites business. Trusted by the world's most trusted. Engineering, manufacturing, aftermarket.


NEWS: Quickstep joins Greenbird push to commercialise AAM

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) industry collaboration platform, Greenbird welcomes Australia’s leading aerospace and composite materials manufacturer, Quickstep.

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MEDIA RELEASE: DRONAMICS PARTNER WITH QUICKSTEP ON BLACK SWAN DRONE PRODUCTION

Announced at Farnborough Airshow 18 July 2022, Quickstep has been selected as Dronamics first strategic manufacturing partner. Quickstep will provide engineering and manufacturing services to support prototype to production of Black Swan cargo drones. This partnership has the potential to revolutionise middle-mile cargo logistics.

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BREAKING NEWS: QUICKSTEP HYPERSONICS MATERIALS PARTNERSHIP

Quickstep has commenced a strategically important project to identify, analyse and test high temperature materials for the development of hypersonic aerostructures. Quickstep and The Department of Defence are co-funding the project, in collaboration with DMTC Ltd., which also involves technical experts and researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY IS ZERO EMMISIONS

Quickstep and Nexport congratulate the success of the Sovereign Manufacturing Automation for Composites CRC (SoMAC CRC) to develop relevant lightweight technologies for new markets such as Space, Advanced Air Mobility, Electric Vehicles, and Hydrogen. Quickstep’s efforts in the drone sector, in particular, industrialising the manufacturing of airframes, will benefit from the multiplier effect of world-class R&D capability brought by our research partners. This advanced aerospace approach will be directly applicable to Nexport and its pioneering efforts in making ground transport sustainable and completely emission-free.

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BREAKING NEWS: QUICKSTEP AWARDED JETSTAR MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

5 March 2022: Quickstep Holdings Limited (ASX: QHL) is pleased to announce the award of a significant long-term maintenance contract of the V2500 Engine Nacelle by Jetstar Airways Pty Limited (Jetstar), part of the Qantas Group (ASX: QAN).

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Watch the video of QHL FY22 Half Year Investor Briefing Broadcast

Held today at our Quickstep Aftermarket Service facility at Melbourne Airport, watch as Mark Burgess MD & CEO, Stephen Gaffney CFO, and Business Leaders for Aerostructures Josh Scanlon, Aftermarket Tim Gent and Applied Composites Steve Osborne, who joined us from the USA to provide updates to investors on interim results and outlook, recent organisational changes, as well as business operations perspectives by market segment.

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Live Broadcast Today Thursday 17 March 2022 commencing at 11.10am QHL FY22 Half Year Investor Briefing Video Broadcast

Mark Burgess CEO & Managing Director will host a live broadcast Investor Briefing for FY22 Half Year results commencing at 11.10am Thursday 17 March 2022. The company will provide updates to investors on interim results and outlook, recent organisational changes, as well as business operations perspectives by market segment. Your presenters will include Mark Burgess - CEO, Stephen Gaffney - CFO and Business Leaders for Aerostructures - Josh Scanlon, Aftermarket - Tim Gent and Applied Composites - Steve Osborne, joining us from the USA.

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Quickstep to be teamed Boeing Defence Australia on their proposed AIC program for JP9102

As a company with considerable experience in assessing AIC opportunities for genuine, lasting impact on Australia’s defence manufacturing capability, we believe the Boeing proposal delivers against multiple Commonwealth priorities, including the Modern Manufacturing Initiative and the Australian Space Industry Strategy. A Boeing win on JP9102 would be transformational to Quickstep’s position in the global space segment with significant benefit flowing down to the 200+ Australian companies in our domestic supply chain.

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Quickstep Leading the way in Paid Parental Leave

Quickstep has released an improved parental leave package for all employees including parental leave of up to 16 weeks (increased from 4 weeks) for all primary carers. Employees will be able to access this leave at half-pay, extending the paid period of leave to one year when used in conjunction with Government entitlements and other leave entitlements. Read more...

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MEDIA RELEASE 21 OCT 2021

Quickstep is pleased to announce a new manufacturing partnership with Swoop Aero. Quickstep will supply Swoop Aero with engineering and manufacturing services, tooling and an initial production run of aircraft ship sets for their recently launched KITE unmanned cargo aircraft. Additionally, the Company has signed an agreement to invest $2 million for a minority stake in Swoop Aero parent company Kookaburra Aerospace Pty Ltd.

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Media Release | Quickstep continues to support Micro-X growth

5 August: Quickstep is delighted to announce a substantial follow-on order from Micro-X for the additional supply of carbon fibre chassis housings used in the world-leading Rover mobile x-ray machine. The Tonsley, SA based company is a leader in lighter and smaller electronic x-ray tubes and their Rover product is being used in the global fight against COVID-19

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Media Release | Quickstep announces its investment in unmanned systems and the launch of Quickstep Advanced Air Mobility (QAAM)

Quickstep is excited to announce today the launch of a new business vertical: Quickstep Advanced Air Mobility. Serving the data and cargo drone markets with aerospace quality at automotive pricing. Led by Steve Osborne, with engineering and manufacturing based at our Geelong site in Victoria. We are working with a number of partners in this space and are delighted to also announce today a $1 million investment in Carbonix, an innovative UAV start-up based in Sydney.

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200th Shipset of C-130J Wing Flaps Delivered

Quickstep has announced the delivery of the 200th shipset of wing flaps for the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft, under its existing contract with Lockheed Martin. Quickstep has a five-year contract in place with Lockheed Martin to provide wing flaps for the C-130J through to 2024.

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Triumph Group & Quickstep Aerospace Services announce proposed Strategic Alliance

Quickstep is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding in relation to a proposed aftermarket services agreement with Triumph Aviation Services Asia (TASA), a subsidiary of Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI), covering the Australasia region.

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Quickstep Aerospace Services - acquisition complete

Quickstep is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Boeing Defence Australia’s aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul capability based in Tullamarine, Victoria, has been finalised.

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Our <span>Capabilities</span>

Our Capabilities

Quickstep services global defence and commercial aerospace and other industry sector customers with advanced manufacturing facilities globally recognised accreditations, and innovative technology. Our systems, processes, and equipment are proven, robust, and accredited to global standards.

We have dedicated teams and facilities in the USA, NSW, and Victoria in Australia, including a 16,000 sqm state-of-the-art composite manufacturing plant at Bankstown Airport in Sydney and a highly accredited maintenance, repair and overhaul operation at Melbourne Airport. We are able to support our US customers through our office in Dallas, Texas.

With a strong focus on research and development, we’ve produced a range of unique advanced composite processes and part solutions.

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Our <span>Customers</span>

Our Customers

Quickstep’s commitment to excellence ensures we attract the elite of the defence and commercial aerospace and other industries. We provide our customers with innovative products and processes, advanced manufacturing solutions and flawless service.

It’s why our customer list includes names like Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Marand. We also undertake work with a number of companies in other industries such as the automotive, public transport and medical equipment sectors.

Meet some of our customers.

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Our People


James Hancock

"I work to ensure compliance with customer specifications and engineering requirements."

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Biswa Kamila

"I’m responsible for all things commercial at Quickstep. That includes strategy, contracts, pricing and business cases, amongst other things."

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Our Team

Quickstep is supported by our motivated and highly experienced leadership team and employees. Meet some of our diverse and dedicated team.

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Our <span>Careers</span>

Our Careers

Quickstep’s growing success is realised through our people’s skills, experience and commitment to achieving our vision to be a leading global provider of advanced composite solutions’.  We value their agility and integrity and encourage professional development to achieve career aspirations. Our culture is underpinned by flexible working arrangements, paid parental leave, an employee share plan, learning opportunities and rewards as well as a range of other benefits. We do this because we understand that when we support our staff to achieve their goals, they are engaged and make the biggest difference to achieving a safe, quality driven profitable organisation for all of our stakeholders. 

It’s why Quickstep continues to be an Employer of Choice.

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Our <span>Investors</span>

Our Investors

Quickstep offers unique ASX exposure to the global aerospace and defence sector. A high growth company with rapidly accelerating profitability, Quickstep (ASX:QHL) is well positioned to capitalise on the global macro trends driving aerospace growth.

With innovative manufacturing products and solutions, world class facilities, proven safety and reliability and a highly driven team, we’ve built a strong international reputation. Join us as we continue to grow.

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