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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Explore the Aviation Heritage Centre

Explore the Aviation Heritage Centre

The RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre is a must-see attraction for anyone interested in military aviation, and the Centre promotes ...
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Return of the RAAF C-47B ‘Dakota’

Return of the RAAF C-47B ‘Dakota’

After months of restoration, an old Douglas C-47B ‘Dakota’ will sit pretty in the RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre for ...
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Health threat from air base waterway

Health threat from air base waterway

Precautionary advice from the Queensland Department of Health suggests that swimming in or eating fish from waterways near RAAF Amberley ...
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Skydivers leap from C-17 for Legacy

Skydivers leap from C-17 for Legacy

Most people who parachute out of a plane do not have the luxury of jumping from a C-17A Globemaster. However, ...
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Shayne Neumann supports Veterans' Recovery Centre

Shayne Neumann supports Veterans’ Recovery Centre

The Federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, says there is an essential need for a Veterans Recovery Centre for ...
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Air Force to operate UAVs with firepower

Air Force to operate UAVs with firepower

This new capability is a significant departure from the use of unmanned platforms purely for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) ...
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Support our troops and veterans this Christmas

Support our troops and veterans this Christmas

While many Australians may flock overseas for a Christmas summer holiday, deployed personnel from the Australian Defence Force would give ...
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Life as a forensic scientist

Life as a forensic scientist

FLIGHT LIEUTENANT KIRSTY WRIGHT’S AMAZING STORY OF MEDICINE AND HUMANITY As a teenager, Kirsty Wright hated subjects like maths and ...
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