Want to experience the thrill of flying, boating, abseiling, orienteering and camping all while making new friends?
Defence is committed to providing a wide range of safe, challenging, high quality and contemporary youth engagement and development activities. Whether you are interested in joining the Navy, Army, Air Force Cadets or hoisting the sails on the Young Endeavour, this site has all of the information you need.
A chance to do things you don’t do in every day life.
A unique, challenging and inspirational experience at sea.
Giving young Australians the opportunity to experience Defence careers.
An outreach program to engage with schools, universities & TAFE Colleges.
Long Tan Awards
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Defence Youth Programs
Read about the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens. The YouthHQ media page has a collection of news stories related to the Australian Defence Force Cadets attendance at the Commemoration of the First World War Battle of Amiens.