RAAF East Sale


RAAF Base East Sale is located 220km South East of Melbourne, in Victoria’s Gippsland region, and supports a capacity of approx. 700 personnel. It opened as a training base in 1943 and was initially home to Number 1 Operational Training Unit (1 OTU), equipped with Bristol Beaufort light bomber aircraft. Following World War II, the […]

Latchford Barracks


Latchford Barracks is an Australian Army base in the suburb of Bonegilla, located about 8 kilometres to the east of Wodonga, Victoria. It is named after Colonel E.W. Latchford, MBE, MC. The base was established in 1940 as the Bonegilla Army Camp. From 1947 to 1971 the camp was used for migrant accommodation. In 1978 […]



The Royal Military College, Duntroon, also known simply as Duntroon, is the Australian Army’s officer training establishment. It was founded at Duntroon, in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, in 1911 and is located at the foot of Mount Pleasant near Lake Burley Griffin, close to the Department of Defence headquarters at Russell Hill. The Royal Military […]



The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is a unique military institution that combines military education and training with academic study for an undergraduate degree through the University of New South Wales. Approximately 1000 Army and Air Force officer cadets and Navy midshipmen are currently enrolled in the three-year training program at ADFA. They come from […]

RAAF Wagga Wagga

RAAF Base Wagga is known as the ‘Home of the Airman’, as the base is responsible for delivering Air Force Recruit training, as well as technical and non-technical Initial and Post Employment Training to both airwomen and airmen. The first unit based at RAAF Base Forest Hill was No 2 Flying Training School, which is […]

Blamey Barracks / ARTC Kapooka


Kapooka is a suburb in the south-west of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. Kapooka is home to the Department of Defence’s Blamey Barracks from where the Army Recruit Training Centre (ARTC) conducts its operations, the base is approx. 9.5 km south-west of Wagga Wagga. Originally established in 1951 as the 1st Recruit Training Battalion, […]

Swartz Barracks Oakey

Home of the Army Aviation Training Centre​ and also hosts the Republic of Singapore Airforce Oakey Helicopter Group. Swartz Barracks provides officers and soldiers with practical on-the-job aviation training for roles such as avionics technician, pilot and ground crewman mission support. The Army Aviation Centre Oakey (AACO) is located 3 kilometres north of the town […]