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.

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A year of excitement and discovery

It’s a unique opportunity to get a feel for a career in the Services, without committing to a longer period. In a Gap Year role you'll:

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