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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C-130J Hercules

C-130J -20 years of RAAF service

September 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the C-130J Hercules into RAAF service. The C-130J allocated to ...
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Dr Bob Grandin

‘Answering the Call’: Vietnam

RAAF IROQUOIS PILOT’S VIEW OF THE VIETNAM WAR Dr Bob Grandin, a former Vietnam War veteran turned educator turned author, ...
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Mental Health

Defence supports mental health for younger veterans

Mental health is the key focus for the current round of the Federal Government’s ‘Supporting Younger Veterans Grant Program’. The ...
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Grammar girls study STEM at Boeing Amberley

Grammar girls study STEM at Boeing Amberley

Students from Ipswich Girls Grammar School have used a school holiday work experience program to see how the Air Force ...
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Talisman Sabre 2019

Talisman Sabre 2019

Exercise Talisman Sabre is the eighth iteration of an international exercise consisting of a Field Training Exercise incorporating force preparation ...
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Defence News in Brief

Defence News in Brief

A snapshot look at the latest Defence news. Chief of the Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC appoints Air ...
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‘Yulla’ is a new Mum for military working dogs

‘Yulla’ is a new Mum for military working dogs

The RAAF Security and Fire School has added another brood bitch to their training group. ‘Yulla’, named by Indigenous elders ...
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New hangar facilities keep workers safe

New hangar facilities keep workers safe

Maintenance technicians at No 36 Squadron at Amberley need to access parts of the C-17A Globemaster III that can be ...
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