Comprising the Navy, Army and Air Force, the Australian Defence Force is a modern, people-focused organisation; and one of Australia’s major employers.

The Australian Defence Force is one of the world’s leading military organisations. We fulfil key defensive roles as well as providing a range of peacetime services.

The ADF provides a formidable military capability built upon expertly-trained personnel and technically-advanced vessels, vehicles, aircraft and weapons. Working in close cooperation, the Navy, Army and Air Force are tasked with the defence of:

  • our nation, its borders and coastline
  • our people and their values, and
  • our way of life.

In addition to defending our nation, the ADF supports a broad range of operations in Australia and overseas, including:

  • supporting international security and counter-terrorism initiatives
  • protecting our borders from illegal activity and incursions
  • supporting humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, and
  • helping communities affected by natural disasters.

You’ll find the ADF located right across Australia and on vessels worldwide. Personnel may also be deployed overseas on combat, disaster relief, peacekeeping and aid provision operations.

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Key Facts

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Degrees/disciplines

All degrees available

Position Locations

Australia Wide

PROGRAMS & DEADLINES

Royal Military College. Applications now open for 2018 opportunities.

Citizenship / Eligibility Requirements

Australian citizens ONLY

Additional Eligibility Information

For detailed information on the age, medical and education requirements please visit our website.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Submit your application on the Defence Jobs website  or call 13 19 01 to make an enquiry.

 

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 Graduate Opportunities

Army management and leadership training is an excellent next step after uni or school. You’ll receive a full salary as you train and acquire new skills that benefit you for life.

The Royal Military College – Duntroon (RMC) is a dynamic, forward-thinking community where life and vocational skills are acquired and the leaders of tomorrow are created. Officer training at RMC will enhance your confidence, initiative, communication skills and decision making ability; and within just 18 months you could be in command of up to 30 soldiers.

Army Officer careers are incredibly diverse, with jobs matching every ambition and skill set. Following training you’ll specialise in a specific area, choosing from armoured, artillery, aviation, engineering, infantry, intelligence, medical, ordnance, signals, transport and more.

Your life in the Army will be rich and varied, with travel, adventure and memorable experiences. Other benefits you’ll enjoy include:

  • A good salary plus generous Super
  • World-class management training
  • Equal pay and opportunities for all
  • Tailored career management
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Job security
  • Free medical and dental
  • Subsidised accommodation
  • A supportive team environment
  • Free sports and fitness facilities

Show us you have the potential to develop into an outstanding Army Officer, and you could start your training at the Royal Military College – Duntroon with one of three $10,000 scholarships:

  • Leadership and Management Scholarship
  • Women in Management Scholarship
  • Indigenous Management Scholarship

To apply for a scholarship, you first have to apply to join the Army as an Army Officer. During the application process you’ll be given the opportunity to tell us why you feel you could develop into an exceptional leader, based on a number of criteria.

Applications are now open for 2018 and 2019 entry. Search ‘Army Learn to Lead‘ to find out more and apply online  today.

Key Facts

Industry

Accounting
Agriculture
Building & Construction
Consultancy Services
Economics
Education & Training
Engineering
Environment
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Financial Services
Government & Public Sector
Green Collar Sector & Emerging Markets
Health & Community Services
Hospitality & Tourism
Human Resources
Information & Communications Technology
Law & the Legal System
Logistics, Supply Chain & Transport
Manufacturing
Media & Communication
Minerals & Energy
Property & Urban Development
Retail
Sales & Marketing
Science
Sports Science & Human Movement
Telecommunications

Degrees/disciplines

All degrees available

Position Locations

Australia Wide

PROGRAMS & DEADLINES

Royal Military College. Applications now open for 2018 opportunities.

Citizenship / Eligibility Requirements

Australian citizens ONLY

Additional Eligibility Information

For detailed information on the age, medical and education requirements please visit our website.

FURTHER INFORMATION

for further information refer to website

 

Undergraduate Opportunities

Whilst studying for a job-relevant degree at your choice of accredited university, join the Australian Defence Force (ADF), have your fees paid for, earn a salary while you complete your degree, and walk straight into a great ADF role following graduation.

The Defence University Sponsorship (DUS) is for you if you’re already studying for a relevant degree. With sponsorship we pay you to complete your degree and pay your remaining fees. In return for being paid to complete your degree course and having the rest of your fees covered, you will be expected to serve in the Navy, Army or Air Force.

DUS is available for a broad range of degrees undertaken at any accredited university in Australia. The requirement varies by field, but you must have completed either one or two years of a degree in one of the following fields to apply for sponsorship. To find out what degrees will be sponsored under DUS, follow the below link:

https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/defence-university-sponsorship/courses

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ARMY GAP YEAR

Looking for a gap year with a difference? Get a taste of an Army career in an action-packed gap year experience.

  • Experience life and work in the Army in a choice of one-year only roles
  • Gain valuable skills that benefit your whole career
  • Enjoy a good salary package plus numerous other benefits

Opportunity

Join the Army Gap Year program and get a taste of what life is like in the Australian Army. Experience an adventure, friendship and travel filled gap year, plus much more, including:

  • highly varied work experience
  • a good salary plus generous superannuation
  • free medical and dental
  • an active and healthy lifestyle
  • world-class training gaining skills for life
  • a supportive team environment
  • free access to sports and fitness facilities
  • enduring friendships

At the end of your gap year you can choose to continue your career in your preferred service, or use the skills and experience you’ve acquired to secure an alternative career path.

Rewarding roles

Applications are now open for the 2019 program. Choose from eight Army Gap Year roles:

Salary

  • Fully-paid training
  • Starting salary from $37,302 p.a equiv. plus superannuation, and from $47,377 p.a equiv. plus superannuation, following successful completion of training. Check individual job details online for more information regarding salary.
  • Numerous other benefits

Location

  • Depending on your job, you could be posted to any one of the many Army bases across Australia
  • Check individual job details online  for more information

Entry Requirements

  • Aged between 18 and 24 as of 31 May 2019
  • Australian citizen at time of enlistment
  • Completion of Year 12 with appropriate passes

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

NAVY GAP YEAR

Looking for a fulfilling gap year? Get a taste of a Navy career in just one action-packed year.

  • Experience life on land and at sea in the Navy in a rewarding one-year role
  • Gain valuable skills that benefit your whole career
  • Enjoy a good salary package plus numerous other benefits

Opportunity

Join the Navy Gap Year program and get a taste of what life is like in the Navy. Experience an adventure, friendship and travel filled gap year, plus much more, including:

  • highly varied work experience
  • a good salary plus generous superannuation
  • free medical and dental
  • an active and healthy lifestyle
  • world-class training gaining skills for life
  • a supportive team environment
  • free access to sports and fitness facilities
  • enduring friendships

At the end of your Gap Year you can choose to continue your career in your preferred service, or use the skills and experience you have acquired to secure an alternative career path.

A varied and rewarding role

Applications are now open for the 2019 program. Your gap year will be broken up into various stages, giving you the opportunity to experience different career streams and Navy bases. You will experience life ashoreas well as at sea and be given the opportunity to actively contribute to the operation of ships or Navy bases.

Some of the seamanship skills you may learn include general rigging and rope work, berthing and casting off, anchor work, watch on deck and a range of seamanship evolutions.

Salary

  • Fully-paid training
  • Starting salary from $37,000 p.a equiv. plus superannuation, and from $47,000 p.a equiv. plus superannuation, following successful completion of training. Check individual job details online for more information regarding salary.
  • Numerous other benefits

Location

  • Depending on your job, you could be posted to any one of the many Navy bases across Australia
  • You will be required to spend time at sea
  • Check job details online for more information

Entry Requirements

  • Aged between 18 and 24 as of 15 September 2019
  • Australian citizen at time of enlistment
  • Completion of Year 12 with appropriate passes

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button to start an application. For more information about this Gap Year opportunity click here:

Navy Gap Year

AIR FORCE GAP YEAR

Looking for a fulfilling gap year? Get a taste of an Air Force career in just one action-packed year

  • Experience the unique Air Force lifestyle in a choice of gap year roles
  • Gain valuable skills that benefit your whole career
  • Enjoy a good salary package plus numerous other benefits

Opportunity

Join the Air Force Gap Year program and get a taste of what life is like in the Air Force. Experience an adventure, friendship and travel filled gap year, plus much more, including:

  • highly varied work experience
  • a good salary plus generous superannuation
  • free medical and dental
  • an active and healthy lifestyle
  • world-class training gaining skills for life
  • a supportive team environment
  • free access to sports and fitness facilities
  • enduring friendships

At the end of your Gap Year you can choose to continue your career in your preferred service, or use the skills and experience you’ve acquired to secure an alternative career path.

Rewarding roles

Applications are now open for the 2019 program. There are plenty of roles to choose from which include:

Salary

  • Fully-paid training
  • Starting salary from $37,000 p.a equiv. plus superannuation, and from $47,000 following successful completion of training. Check individual job details online for more information regarding salary.
  • Numerous other benefits

Location

  • Depending on your job, you could be posted to any one of the many Air Force bases across Australia
  • Check individual job details online for more information regarding location

Entry Requirements

  • Aged between 18 and 24 as of 31 March 2019
  • Australian citizen at time of enlistment
  • Completion of Year 12 with appropriate passes

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.