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Find out more about Defence’s exciting Youth development initiatives.

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Learn more about Defence's role in shaping the values and principles in Australian society.

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Select this link to find out more about Defence’s youth policies and key youth documents.

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Working in Defence provides a unique opportunity to make a real contribution to Australia and its national interests.

Learn more about youthHQ?

YouthHQ is a portal for information relating to Defence youth matters.

This initiative was prompted in part by feedback from youth, education professionals, parents and carers and recognises the need for a single point of reference from which information about the individual Defence youth programs can be easily accessed.

This site was developed in collaboration and consultation with members of the Defence Youth Network


Young Endeavour: 2017 Youth Development Program

Young Endeavour Youth Crew Applications Now Open Applications are now open for the 2017 Young Endeavour Youth Development Program. Encourage young Australians in your community to set sail for the ...

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