The Department of Defence employs more than 20,000 Australian Public Service (APS) employees. Defence APS employees are employed in an array of critical positions, Australia wide, enabling our three services Navy, Army and Air Force, to do their job.
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The Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) is located within the Department of Defence and is the central agency for the processing, evaluating and granting of security clearances for the Commonwealth.
Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) is a public sector/private sector collaboration between the Department of Defence and Manpower Services (Australia) to provide an integrated recruitment organisation for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
DFR's mission is 'as a key component of the ADF Recruiting System, the DFR Mission is to recruit the right people, in the right numbers and at the right time by focusing on the needs of the ADF and our candidates'.
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