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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).

Engineers share skills during exercise

Facilities at three military bases in Timor-Leste have been upgraded thanks to a partnership between the Timor-Leste Defence Force – FALINTIL Forҫas de Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL), ADF and US Navy during Exercise Hari’i Hamutuk 2020…

ADF completes training of thousands of Afghan National Army Officers

Australia has concluded its contribution to the Afghan National Army Officer Academy in Qargha near Kabul.

107 Army Cadet Unit Returns to Parading

Samford’s 107 Australian Army Cadet Unit have been given the all clear to return to normal parading.

Boxer program reaches new milestone with training underway

The Australian Army has commenced training on the new Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) which are being delivered under the LAND 400 Phase 2 program.

A message from the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, AO, DSC, MVO

Technology, geopolitics and a pandemic are rapidly changing Australia’s strategic context. Australia has stepped up and is responding to this challenge. Defence is supporting this national response through an updated Defence Strategy…

2020 Trilateral Senior Leaders' Seminar

Last week, Chief of Army, LTGEN Rick Burr participated in the virtual 2020 Trilateral Senior Leaders' Seminar hosted by the U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General, Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, along with Chief of Staff of the Japan Ground Self-…

Supporting ADF Reservists through COVID-19

The Morrison Government is continuing to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reservists through the COVID-19 pandemic with new initiatives announced today.

Army personnel reunite with families after Operation COVID-19 Assist Deployment

Over 90 Australian Army personnel from Brisbane’s 7th Combat Brigade have returned home to their families after a two-month deployment on Operation COVID-19 Assist in Victoria and 14-days in hotel quarantine.…

Survey work 'a bit easier in Antarctica'

Despite the challenges, three Army surveyors enjoyed completing topographic surveys in Antarctica.