Defence has reviewed the way it engages Australian youth and the contribution the various Defence programs make to this. Comprehensive policy addressing this issue is being developed to guide future programs.
As a direct consequence, the Defence Technical Scholarships (DTS) program has been cancelled.
Thanks to all who have supported the program over the four years of its existence. It has been very much appreciated.
People interested in pursuing an Australian Defence Force technical trade should call 13 19 01 or visit:
The Australian Defence Force can provide you with trade skills and qualifications under the Australian Quality Training Framework. Not only do ADF personnel receive ongoing education and training, there are great opportunities for career advancement and personal and professional development. You will receive an outstanding salary package, get to travel as part of your job, make loads of great new friends and become a skilled technical trade specialist on some of the world's most technically sophisticated equipment.