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7th Combat Brigade again answers the call for help

Around 200 members from the 7th Combat Brigade have departed Gallipoli Barracks for Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour as part of Op NSW Flood Assist 2021.

Army Celebrates 120 Years of Service to the Nation

Today the Australian Army celebrates its 120th birthday and soldiers around the nation and overseas will reflect on Army’s past and future.

Taking the First Shot in developing leadership

A live-fire exercise at the Greenbank Training Area in Queensland in the first week after the Christmas break provided infantry platoon leaders the opportunity to get to know each other’s leadership styles.

Morrison Government to upgrade Army's amphibious capabilities

The Morrison Government will invest up to $800 million to acquire new fleets of Australian-built amphibious vehicles and landing craft that will be able to transport land forces with enhanced speed and protection.

New Simulation Centre boosts warfighting capability - and Townsville economy

The close combat warfighting capability of the Australian Army has been strengthened by a $31 million Morrison Government investment in the delivery of a new, three-storey Armoured Vehicle Simulation Centre in Townsville.

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Welfare Support

Defence and the Department of Veterans' Affairs care about the welfare of all personnel involved in the IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry and are committed to ensuring there is access to support for individuals and their families.

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In Focus

Part-Time soldier training

Join the Army Reserve and enjoy a rich and rewarding extra dimension to your life and work, while contributing to the defence of Australia. Find an Army Reserve unit near you.

Our values & contract

Army’s cultural and ethical foundation is its values and the bonds of trust and respect between each and every person who joins in service to our nation.

Anzac Day

Anzac Day falls on the 25th of April each year. The 25th of April was officially named Anzac Day in 1916.

National Institution Statement

The Australian Army is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected institutions. Army is embedded in Australia’s national story and we have an enduring connection to community and country.