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News and Media Releases

Statement from the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, on actions following the IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry findings

Today I have been in Perth, Western Australia, at the Australian Army’s Special Air Service Regiment. 

Boxers take on the beach, and win

Army’s new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle passed beach trials with flying colours on Exercise Sea Wader.

A message from the Chief of Army

A message from the Chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO, on the Inspector-General Australian Defence Force Afghanistan Inquiry

Bringing her heritage to the table

The Army Indigenous Development Program (AIDP) aims to give Indigenous Australians the best chance of success in Defence by helping participants meet entry education standards for Army.

But Private Shanika Murgha, from 3rd Brigade’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, says the program is much more than that.

Five Australian soldiers of the Great War identified

On the eve of Remembrance Day, the final resting place of five previously unidentified Australian soldiers who served and died in France during the First World War have today been confirmed.

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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.