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Boxers take on the beach, and win

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

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…

A message from the Chief of Army

A message from the Chief of the Australian Army,…

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…

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.

Indigenous mentor driven to achieve dream

Private Pamela Amber has achieved her dream of joining Defence and is now setting her mind to being a role model for future Indigenous soldiers.

Reservist deployed three times in first year

Private Frank Marrar had a busy first year in the Army Reserve.

Message Stick from Aunty Lorraine Hatton, OAM - Army's Indigenous Elder

A MESSAGE STICK is a form of communication traditionally used by Indigenous Australians. It is usually a solid piece of wood, around 20–30 centimetres in length, etched with angular lines and dots. It is…

Pair benefit from gap year in the Army

While COVID-19 travel restrictions this year put an end to high school graduates heading overseas on a year off, two young men have benefited from the ADF Gap Year Program.

Army History Research Grants recipients announced

Chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO today announced the successful recipients of the 2020/21 Army History Research Grants Scheme (AHRGS).