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Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program (IPRP)

If you're interested in joining the Navy, Army or Air Force, this initial seven-week Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program might be for you. You'll experience life on a military base, and leave with the fitness and skills to begin your career with confidence.


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Navy Indigenous Development Program (NIDP)

If you want to join the Navy, this program will help prepare you to meet the education and fitness requirements for entry. It runs for 21 weeks, and you’ll be fully paid while you learn new skills and grow as a person.


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Army Indigenous Development Program (AIDP)

If you want to join the Army, this program will help prepare you to meet the education and fitness requirements for entry. It runs for 17 weeks, and you’ll be fully paid while you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to start your career in the Army.


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Air Force Job Matching

Join the Air Force and we'll assist you in finding the right job for you. See your career grow in the Air Force.



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Recruit When Ready

If you’re motivated to start as soon as possible, we’ll work with you to find the next available Initial Military Training course so you can start your career now.



Interested in learning more?

If you have questions, call 13 19 01 today and ask to speak with our dedicated Career Coaches for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.



Choose a Service to discover more

There are three Services in the Australian Defence Force, each with unique opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Navy

Explore roles in the Navy and utilise advanced technology to defend the seas, land and sky.

Army

Discover a role in the Army and enjoy an exciting lifestyle, world-class training and endless opportunities to develop.

Air Force

Find a role working in or around state-of-the-art aircraft and technology in the Air Force.