Community engagement

 Australian Army soldier, Signalman Brock Waller, explains some of the features of an Australian Army Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle during an open day held in Broome, Western Australia as part of the culmination activity for Exercise Northern Shield 2016.

The Australian Army is actively involved in community engagement in Australia and overseas. Through these activities we strengthen our knowledge and contribute to improving the lives of others.

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The Australian Army Band

The Australian Army Band is the public face of Army contributing to both Defence and civilian communities by providing musical support.

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Centenary of Anzac

Between 2014 and 2019, Australia will commemorate the Centenary of Anzac, marking 100 years since our nation’s involvement in the First World War.

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Tom Regener

Team leader – Team Army

Lieutenant Colonel Tom Regener is in charge of Team Army, an incentive to encourage people to learn mechanics. Team Army remains a major drawcard at motorsport events with its two rebuilt vehicles, Armygeddon and Project Digger, bringing on the action.

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Operation Slipper Commemoration 2015

A national day of commemoration will be held on 21 March 2015 to recognise and commemorate the contribution and sacrifice of Australian troops who served in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

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An Australian Army soldier receives a RSL Australian Forces Overseas Fund care package.

Supporting Defence personnel on Anzac Day

In the lead-up to Anzac Day, Australians can show their support for Australian Defence Force members including those deployed on overseas operations.

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Army at Avalon 2015

The Australian Defence Force is proud to again partner with the Australian International Airshow at Avalon (near Geelong, Victoria) from 27 February to 1 March 2015.

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Australian Army Soldiers assist in the clean up. Queensland 2011.

Disaster relief at home

Over recent years, the Army has been involved in a number of domestic natural disaster relief efforts. This section profiles some of these efforts.

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Cadet Warrant Officer Mathew Johnston in the command post

Australian Army Cadets - a National Youth Program

The Australian Army Cadets is a national youth development program with the character and values of the Australian Army.

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