Step outside the everyday job and explore new places.
Help people that need it most, both at home and abroad.
Work with like-minded people.
With world-class training, learn to develop your skills from day one in a unique working environment. Enjoy new challenges and expand on your skillset that benefits both your military and civilian career.
Experience the sense of achievement that comes with protecting and helping people who need it most. Whether it’s supporting Australia on exercises and operations, or participating in peacekeeping missions and disaster efforts, you’ll have a chance to make a real difference and give something back.
Flexibility that fits your lifestyle
Enjoy flexible hours and a healthy work-life balance. Work evenings, weekends, or longer away on deployment - it’s up to you. We do our best to make sure your role fits in with your work and family commitments.
From 20 to 200 days. Your contribution is flexible depending on your job and training.
A few weekends or a few weeks a year. Serve in a way that suits your lifestyle.
With no contract lengths, enjoy the freedom to stay as long as you like.
You'll be required to maintain a good level of fitness in the Air Force, and as a Reservist, you'll be paid to keep fit.
Pay and Benefits
Earn tax-free pay, make friends for life and enjoy rewarding work that makes a difference.
Enjoy tax-free pay which increases as you advance in rank and experience.
Your accommodation and food are covered while on training, exercise or deployment.
Get free access to quality medical and dental care while on exercises or deployment.