Members of the Australian Army Band pose with 'Billy the blood drop'.

For many years the Australian Army has worked in close partnership with various Armed Services, governments and organisations in Australia and overseas.

Deputy Chief of Army Major General Rick Burr, Officer Cadet Declan James and Army Blood Ambassador Natalie Dajski at the 2015 Defence Blood Challenge launch held at Red Cross Canberra Donor Centre in Garran.

Defence Blood Challenge

The 2015 Defence Blood Challenge is from 1 September to 8 December. Army, Navy, Air Force and Defence Australian Public Service employees compete over three months to achieve the highest number of donations.

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Army joins White Ribbon’s workplace project

Army joins the White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program

Following on from the Royal Military College of Australia’s successful completion of the White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accreditation Pilot Project in 2013, the Australian Army is undertaking to become an accredited organisation by 25 November 2015.

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Female Australian Army Soldier

Army celebrates International Women's Day 2013

Army is a proud supporter of International Women’s Day. Celebrated annually on the 8 March, International Women’s Day recognises the social, political and economic contribution made by women to their societies and the world.

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Three Australian Army soldiers in training to trek to the South Pole for Walking With The Wounded

Soldiers prepare for the walk of a lifetime

Three soldiers wounded in action are in the running for a race to the South Pole to be held in December. The 2013 Walking With The Wounded expedition will comprise of teams of service personnel from Australia, Canada, the US and the UK, all with physical or cognitive wounds sustained during active service.

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Army and Diggerworks - The Soldier Combat Ensemble

Army and Diggerworks

Diggerworks is an organisation of Army personnel in the Defence Materiel Organisation and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.Its key role is to conduct soldier engagement; coordinating rapid trialling and implementation of soldier combat systems.

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