Joining the Army

Can I join the Army?
Find out if you have what it takes

If you're an average Australian who's completed Year 10, there's a good chance you can. Check out the specific requirements here.

How to join the Army
Read all you need to know about the process

Even if you haven't decided on a specific Army role yet, simply click the 'apply now' button to start your application. Or click below for more about what's involved.

Soldier Training at Kapooka
Learn what's involved

Every soldier starts their career at Kapooka, the ‘home of the soldier’. It’s where you will be transformed from a civilian into a fit, capable, confident and resourceful member of the Army.

Learn to Lead
Explore opportunities for Officers in the Army

Unlock your leadership potential. At the Royal Military College, you’ll learn to bring out the leader within.