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AUSTRALIAN
DEFENCE FORCE
ACADEMY


The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) develops and educates the future leaders of the Navy, Army and Air Force. The program at ADFA combines military and leadership training with a recognised world class degree from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

Why ADFA?

  • The education and experiences of ADFA will equip you to deal with the professional and personal challenges of your chosen career
  • Be trained in the art of leadership by experienced military professionals
  • Access exceptional sporting and recreational facilities and be a part of a wide variety of sports and special-interest clubs
  • Earn your degree from the University of New South Wales, a Group of Eight (Go8) institution
  • Choose from a range of degrees - Arts, Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Science and Technology
  • Enjoy free medical and dental, subsidised food and accommodation
  • Receive a starting salary of $38,015 plus super while studying and no Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) fees

DEGREE + JOB

Explore the range of career and degree opportunities available through ADFA.

DISCOVER ADFA

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MENTOR

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APPLICATION PROCESS

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