Discover what happens on Australia’s ‘mega’ Defence base at Amberley, including the aircrews that fly our military aircraft, the personnel who maintain and support operations, Australian Army activities – and the Defence families who live in Ipswich.

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F-35 JSF takes to the sky

F-35 JSF takes to the sky

Australia now has four of the new fighters assigned to its first operational F-35 squadron, with the recent delivery of ...
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Ships, tanks and jets that self repair

Ships, tanks and jets that self repair

Imagine being able to repair composite panels on jet aircraft, ships or armoured vehicles without having to remove the panels ...
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New Chief of Air Force appointed

New Chief of Air Force appointed

The current Chief of Joint ForceOperations (CJOPS) Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld will fly back into the Air Force fold as ...
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How an MBA could take you from corps to corporate

How an MBA could take you from corps to corporate

Military skills don’t always translate readily or practically into the civilian world. Someone who knows this all too well is ...
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Life in the sky as KC-30 crew

Life in the sky as KC-30 crew

CORPORAL KYANI MIECHEL SHARES WHY HER JOB IS MUCH MORE THAN “SERVING TEA & COFFEE” Crew Attendant (CREWATT) training across ...
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Medicos prepare for worst case incidents

Medicos prepare for worst case incidents

RAAF Health Squadrons come together to bolster capability skills during Exercise Regimen White Personnel from all health units and squadrons ...
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Family Fun at the DCO Expo

Family Fun at the DCO Expo

Warm weather faced families of Defence personnel as they enjoyed face painting, sausage sizzles, a jumping castle, inspecting aircraft and ...
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Peeling paintwork on C-17

Peeling paintwork on C-17

A keen eye, a strong theory and the guts to report the problem to superiors enabled Corporal Green to solve ...
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