DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING REMAINS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
In light of current events Defence Force Recruiting has ceased face to face information sessions, school visits and events until further notice.
YOU Sessions will continue to be held in accordance with social distancing regulations. Find out more.
Pay & Allowances
In the ADF you'll earn a good salary from day one, plus generous superannuation and a comprehensive package of allowances and benefits that's hard to match in the civilian world.
Earn a salary that really stacks up
In addition to your salary you'll receive allowances to cover the unique needs of military life and looking after your uniform. More allowances are provided for exercises and deployments and if in the Navy, for time posted to a ship or submarine. Generous subsidies are also provided for accommodation and housing - both on and off base - and all members enjoy a comprehensive range of leave entitlements, including maternity leave. Click here to see how it all stacks up: