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Work Experience and Youth Programs


Permanent Employment Opportunities

Youth HQ

In supporting whole of Government youth policy, Defence is committed to assisting young people to meet the new and unique challenges they face by providing a range of safe, challenging, high quality and contemporary youth engagement and development experiences.

Defence is uniquely placed to provide these experiences due to our presence in urban and regional areas across Australia; our high profile in the community and our commitment to the values and principles that have shaped Australian society.

ADF Cadets

ADF Cadets

A chance to do things you don’t do in every day life.

Young Endevour Youth Scheme

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme

A unique, challenging and inspirational experience at sea.

Defence Work Experience

Defence
Work Experience

The Defence Work Experience Program provides young Australians interested in Defence as a future career, the opportunity to sample life in Defence and learn more about the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Public Service (APS).

ASD Information Security Hub

ASD Information Security Hub

An outreach program to engage with schools, universities & TAFE Colleges.

Indigenous Affairs

Indigenous
Affairs

Indigenous Affairs

Long Tan Awards

Long Tan Awards

Long Tan Awards

Air Force 2021

Air Force 2021

Air Force 2021