About the Army


Major Bases

across Australia


Serving Personnel

including 14,000 Active Reservists


Vehicles & Aircraft

from tanks to helicopters

Our Purpose & Work

Discover what the Army does

The Australian Army is one of the world's leading military forces. Learn about our key land-based operations, our overseas engagements, our contribution to disaster relief, and our vision for the future.

Army Reserve

An exciting life beyond your day job

Take up the challenge of a part-time role that's different and exciting, offers tax-free pay and flexibility, and puts you in situations where you can really make a difference to communities in need.


Discover what gives us our technical edge

In the Army you'll be handling some of the world's most advanced weaponry and equipment, supported by formidable armoured vehicles, high-tech aircraft and sophisticated ICT systems.


See where you will work when you join us

You'll find us located right across Australia. Personnel may also be deployed to temporary facilities on combat, disaster relief, peacekeeping and aid provision operations.

People & Diversity

Read about Army recruitment policies

All Australians are welcomed into the Army, regardless of gender, ethnic origin or cultural background. From training to employment to promotion opportunities, we are committed to equality for all.

Women in the Army

Learn about our commitment to equality

The Army is a great career choice for women. You can now apply for any role and enjoy an exciting lifestyle in a supportive environment, with equal opportunities for advancement.


Learn about our traditions and proud service

Through two World Wars and service in countries such as Malaya, Korea, Vietnam, Rwanda, Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan; Army personnel have made important contributions to defence and peacekeeping initiatives.