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News and Media Releases

A milestone deployment complete

Major General Cheryl Pearce has completed a milestone deployment to Cyprus as the first Australian Commander of the UN Peacekeeping force on the island. 

Serving the nation and seeing the world

For Sergeant Tim O’Brien, joining the Army meant serving his country and seeing the world.

Daughter driven by mother's example

Ask Trooper Aimee Doolan why she wanted to join the Army, and her answer is simple: it was the example set by her mother, Julie.

Springwood local on the march

For twenty-one-year-old Springwood local, Australian Army Officer Cadet James Boidin, the experience of living through the 2013 Blue Mountains bushfires inspired his decision to join the Australian Army.

Wanneroo local on the march

Twenty-two-year-old Wanneroo local, Australian Army Officer Cadet Innes Lumsden, has had a busy end to a busy year.

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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.