Official website of the Australian Army

This is the offical website of the Australian Army.

  • Australian Army in Afghanistan

    In November 2001, Australia joined the United States-led coalition to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a terrorist base of operations. There was no indication this would be Australia's longest war.

    The Longest War: The Australian Army in Afghanistan banner
  • ADF support to Central Queensland

    Australian Defence Force troops tasked with assisting the communities of Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Byfield in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcia, completed their mission on 13 March 2015.

    A central Queensland family with Australian Army soldiers clean up after Cyclone Marcia
  • Soldiers deploy to Iraq

    The first group of Australian Defence Force personnel deployed on 15 April, as a military force to the international Building Partner Capacity (BPC) training mission in Iraq.

    Australian soldiers on parade prior deploying to Iraq
  • Anzac Day

    Anzac Day is one of Australia’s most important national commemorative occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

    Australian soldiers assemble for an Anzac Day dawn service in Afghanistan