The ADF Gap Year program gives young Australians, who have completed year 12 (or equivalent), the chance to experience an exciting and rewarding year in the Navy, Army or Air Force.
A Gap Year in the Australian Defence Force is a great way to get a feel for an exciting career in the Navy, Army or Air Force, while gaining life skills, making new friends and developing leadership qualities you can take anywhere.
Watch some of the 2015 Gap Year member experiences here
Defence Force Recruiting will be opening applications for the ADF Gap Year in March 2016. The confirmed program information and open date for the 2017 intakes will be posted here when available. Positions will be offered in the Navy, Army and Air Force and the specific jobs will be listed on this page when applications open.
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