Air Force Combat & Security roles are perfect for people who enjoy travel and adventure and want a job that challenges them both physically and mentally. You could work as part of an Air Force infantry team protecting airfields from hostile ground attacks around Australia and the world, or work with highly classified information that's crucial to Defence operations and Australia's security.
All Officers, Airmen and Airwomen will complete Initial Training, learning everything from leadership and management, to specialised ground defence and weapons handling. After this you'll complete specific employment training relevant to your chosen job. This could include leading a team of soldiers or teaming up with a pilot to operate electronic warfare equipment onboard the new Super Hornet. Learn more
You have the potential to earn an impressive salary, with frequent opportunities to increase your wage through further study, participation in deployments overseas and years of service. You're also entitled to a range of outstanding benefits including full medical and dental cover and housing assistance.
The Air Force uses some of the most advanced technology in the world including a network of satellites transmitting GPS data, which the Air Force use to track potential targets and navigate aircraft. With some exciting recent acquisitions including the Super Hornet, the technology is only going to get better. Learn more
As a member of the Air Force you'll become part of a team that plays an integral role in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, both within Australia and around the world. Ground Defence Officers and Airfield Defence Guards from the Air Force have recently travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan. Learn more