As a member of the ADF, you'll be earning a first year starting salary package of approximately $80,000 to $109,000 per year depending on your degree qualifications. You'll also receive free medical and dental care and subsidised accommodation.
Post graduate university studies
Opportunities are available to further your qualifications with post graduate study. The ADF will pay your HELP fees (formerly known as HECS contributions) whilst you complete your post graduate degree.
The ADF offers amazing opportunities to
travel around Australia and overseas, on peacekeeping and emergency aid
missions that make a genuine difference
to people's lives.
Job security and lifestyle
ADF members enjoy a great work-life balance, with a selection of sporting clubs to play for, fitness training that's part of the working day, strong job security and role diversity with a variety of career paths to choose from.
Training and technology
All the training you receive in the ADF will have leadership elements, so you'll be learning skills, working and receiving qualifications that make you highly employable both in the ADF and the civilian world. As a member of the ADF, you'll work with some of the most advanced technology and equipment available, adding to your value as an employee.