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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Welcome to our Defence families:     79 years of air power at RAAF base Amberley

Welcome to our Defence families: 79 years of air power at RAAF base Amberley

Ipswich is a Defence Force city, with RAAF Base Amberley on its doorstep and the Air Base contributing substantially to ...
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Super Hornet combines fire power with EW technology

Super Hornet combines fire power with EW technology

Any discussion of the Air Power capability resident at RAAF Base Amberley has to include the performance of the two ...
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Fitness training for firefighters

Fitness training for firefighters

Fitness is an important aspect of working life for all members of the Australian Defence Force, and Physical Training Instructors ...
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DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

A ceremonial parade to consecrate the Squadron Standard for No 86 Wing was attended by His Excellency General, the Honourable ...
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Christmas Treat... it’s a wrap

Christmas Treat… it’s a wrap

Although it’s a few weeks away until the festive season begins, the RAAF Amberley Christmas Treat team has already started ...
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DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

DEFENCE NEWS IN BRIEF

This month in Defence news... No 1 Squadron held a Wings ‘n’ Wheels themed family day at RAAF Base Amberley ...
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Covenant recognises unique nature of military service

Covenant recognises unique nature of military service

The Federal Member for Blair Shayne Neumann has welcomed the passage through the Parliament of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant ...
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RAAF builds stronger Asian defence ties

RAAF builds stronger Asian defence ties

A contingent of six F/A-18F Super Hornets and 120 personnel of No 1 Squadron based at RAAF Amberley were deployed ...
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