Commitment and Age

Age Range

To apply for a job in the navy, army or Air force you must be at least 16 years and 6 months old

17 year olds

At this age you are a 'minor' so special conditions apply. Your application must be voluntary, approved in writing by both your parents or your legal guardians and they will not participate in hostilities.

Those under 17 years old

If you are over 12 years and 6 months old, you can experience whats it's like in the Navy, Army or Air force. In the cadets you'll devolop leadership, team-building and survival skills while having great fun.

Your Commitment

In the Army we expect you to help defend Australia and its interests, have a flexibility to move and travel, serve for a minimum period, engage in the world-class training and to provide unrestricted service.