Enjoy all these benefits
A competitive salary and more
Support for your health and fitness
An inclusive team environment
World-class training and education
Travel and memorable experiences
Opportunities to lead and mentor
You’ll need a reasonable level of fitness when you join to ensure you can undertake initial training safely. Find out about the Army Pre-entry Fitness Assessment on our Health & Fitness page. If you do not meet the minimum fitness standards, you may be given the opportunity to join through an alternative pathway.
Your application will be handled by a specialist Indigenous Career Coach who will guide you through the process and answer any questions you have. You will be introduced to them once you have completed your initial application.
Once in the Army you can access a range of support programs, Indigenous-specific training opportunities, formal and informal networking and one-to-one mentoring and guidance.
Yes, as your application proceeds you will be given plenty of opportunities to meet and chat with Indigenous members who have been through the same process. They are trained to mentor you and will be happy to answer any questions you have.
The skills and knowledge you gain will be of great use in your community. We encourage you to return there to inspire others and provide mentorship.
Much will depend on the job you apply for, however the Recruit to Area pathway may be offered to you if serving near a specific location is important to you, for reasons such as family commitments.
Wherever you are located for your job, you’ll be encouraged to work closely with your community too, attending cultural events and mentoring your people.
The terms Indigenous and Indigenous Australians are used to describe all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Please be aware that this website may contain images or content relating to deceased persons. It may also contain words and descriptions that are culturally sensitive.