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The Navy is tasked with the protection of Australia and her interests. This extends to keeping open the Sea Lines of Communication, which account for approximately 90% of all imports and exports.
The Navy offers a range of exciting career opportunities to everyone, regardless of gender. We champion gender equality and provide a uniquely supportive working environment.
Learn about the benefits thousands of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders enjoy, including financial security, rewarding work and personal development in jobs that include representing and mentoring in communities.
All Australians are welcomed into the Navy, regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnic origin or cultural background. From training to employment to promotion opportunities, we are committed to equality for all.
With advanced vessels ranging from patrol boats to multi-purpose frigates and amphibious ships, plus a fleet of high-tech helicopters, the Navy has technical capabilities that satisfy diverse strategic needs.
Today's modern Navy can trace its roots back to 1788 and the colonisation of Australia. Our royal title was bestowed in 1911, and since then the Navy has been active in every ocean in the world.
Australia has a significant coastline to defend, so the Navy operates from bases located right around the country. Depending on your job, you'll work at sea with periods spent ashore.