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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Breeding dogs in the RAAF

Breeding dogs in the RAAF

CPL Natasha Falconer never imagined her passion for caring about animals would lead her to a fulfilling career with the ...
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RSL plans Freedom Concert for Armistice Day on November 11

RSL plans Freedom Concert for Armistice Day on November 11

As Australians, we are blessed to live in a country full of freedom and blessings. It’s why we promise to ...
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TAE Aerospace now a world class Defence company

TAE Aerospace now a world class Defence company

TAKING ON THE WORLD IN FAST JET ENGINE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR Over the past 18 years TAE Aerospace, an Ipswich-based ...
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Council partners with Defence for Summit

Council partners with Defence for Summit

The Queensland Defence Summit is a key initiative of the City of Ipswich Defence Industry Strategy and an exemplar of ...
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Youth experience a career in the Defence Force

Youth experience a career in the Defence Force

Keen youngsters wanting a taste of life in the Defence Force participated in the latest Defence Work Experience Program, held ...
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DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

Construction of facilities for No. 35 Squadron at RAAF Base Amberley commenced in late 2016, and will be handed over ...
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Logistics airman donates half his salary to charity

Logistics airman donates half his salary to charity

Being a member of the Australian Defence Force is already a significant contribution to Australia but LAC Alex Stiles feels ...
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Employers try out military life

Employers try out military life

Beers, burgers and a brewery – that is the world that Four Hearts Pumpyard Bar and Brewery owner, Tracey Long, ...
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