The Australian Defence Force is committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recognition. We recognise and value the traditional owners of the lands, seas, and skies we defend.
Defence Reconciliation Action Plan
The Australian Defence Force’s commitment to reconciliation goes deeper than just increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation in the Navy, Army and Air Force.
Defence is committed to contributing to the Federal Government Closing the Gap strategy by making the Australian Defence Force a career of choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. This includes a range of employment opportunities and other initiatives detailed in the Defence Reconciliation Action Plan.
We provide opportunities for our members to understand more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, so new personnel feel at home and proud to serve.
We offer a welcoming and enriching work environment that provides valuable growth and experiences for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander personnel.
Getting a job in the Australian Defence Force is just the beginning. We strive to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander personnel are given equal opportunities to develop their careers and keep moving forward.
Explore Indigenous Career Pathways
Interested in learning more?
If you have questions, call 13 19 01 today and ask to speak with one of our dedicated Career Coaches for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.