Defence newspapers


Defence newspapers are published fortnightly for the information of ADF members.

Print copies are distributed nationally to all serving Defence members via internal mail, and via post to a subscription list, including former ADF members, families of current members, Defence welfare organisations, Australian consular offices worldwide and those with an interest in Defence. Digital editions are also published online via this page.


Please reference these resources when considering advertising in a Defence newspaper:

External Advertisers booking sheet (XLSX, 22.22 KB)

Service Newspapers’ Advertising Terms and Conditions (PDF, 53.4 KB)

Newspaper publication schedule (PDF, 31.71 KB)

External advertising rates (PDF, 1.25 MB)

Artwork submission guideline (PDF, 104.35 KB)

Advertisements are subject to Defence approval. Defence may, at its discretion, refuse to accept an advertisement.

Digital subscription

Subscribe for free to the digital newspapers and receive a fortnightly email notification as a digital edition is published.

Visit the digital newspaper via the links above and submit your email address on the instruction page.


The material published in Defence newspapers is selected for its interest. The views expressed in published articles are not those of Defence.

Defence newspapers carry paid advertising which offsets the costs of production, printing and distribution. Defence does not endorse the products or services advertised.




Defence News Bureau
PO Box 7901
Canberra 2601