WHERE LEADERS ARE MADE
Do you have what it takes to become an Army Officer? Learn about the world-class training, great benefits and range of careers on offer.
Why become an officer?
Being an officer is about being a leader. It’s about thinking quickly, making decisions, and motivating people. Life as an officer provides adventure,
diversity and challenge and you’ll earn qualifications that are recognised Australia wide. There’s no better career for helping you to develop your leadership,
management and personal skills. Think you’ve got what it takes? Learn more about leadership training at the Royal Military College (RMC) Duntroon.
Become a leader
The Royal Military College is the ultimate training ground for Australia's future leaders. The training you receive at Duntroon will prepare you to lead in any situation, giving you the skills necessary to make split-second decisions in a range of challenging environments. To see what it's like to live and train at RMC, explore the new section of this website. Visit RMC
Great pay & benefits
You’ll be earning a great wage that is highly competitive and increases regularly to match your experience. You’ll also be enjoying the ADF’s benefits, like four weeks annual leave, an excellent superannuation scheme and free dental and medical care. Learn More
A lifestyle like no other
Having a job in the Army means that every day is different. It’s an exciting career, filled with travel, adventure and once in a lifetime experiences. Learn More
"There are not many jobs that allow you the freedom and flexibility that I have as an officer in the Army" Jason Small, Army Officer
RMC Team Victors
A team of 11 Duntroon staff cadets headed to the United States last month hoping to place in the top 10 in West Point's Sandhurst military skills competition involving 50 United States and international teams. Instead, they won outright with a consistently strong result through a series of tough challenges in the two-day event.
Jan Wallace - Snr Medical Officer
From the steaming jungles of Timor-Leste to the frozen Antarctic, Dr Jan Wallace has no shortage of patients from one end of the globe to the other. After 30 years as a general practitioner, Dr Wallace heard the call to serve her country, a call which has led her to Timor-Leste as the Senior Military Medical Officer. Dr Wallace, an Army reservist from Wantirna, Victoria...
Rob Miller - ARES Infantry Officer
As a young lad Rob Miller used to play with his Dad’s Army ration packs and old Army gear in the garden shed. Now Rob is 46 and an Army Reserve Major. He is about to lead a company of 180 diggers on his own overseas operation. After two months jungle training at Canungra, near the Gold Coast, Rob will be heading for East Timor and won’t be back until early next year...
Cameron McDougall - ARES Platoon Commander
JAWS Architects’ Neal Mackintosh often talks to employee Cameron McDougal, but not often over an army ration pack in the Solomon Islands. Neal flew into Honiara to visit Cameron as part of the Army’s Boss Lift program. Campbell is an Army Reserve Lieutenant is nearing the end of a four-month deployment with Australia’s contingent to the Regional Assistance Mission to the...
Captain Paul Lambert - Military Observer
Baldivis’s Paul Lambert is currently monitoring the peace in Sudan, during a critical moment in that nation’s history. He is in Africa as part of Operation Azure, the Australian Defence Force’s contribution to the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS). Paul joined the army in 1986 straight from Safety Bay Senior High, specialising as a communications...