ADF Cadets

Australian Navy Cadets

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Building leadership and teamwork skills in young people through adventure.

Australian Army Cadets

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Develop confidence, learn a range of skills, make friends and along the way have lots of serious fun.

Australian Air Force Cadets

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Fostering an interest in aviation and developing skills in leadership, teamwork and communication.

Joint Capabilities Group (JCG)

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JCG is headed up by the Chief of Joint Capabilities (CJC) in the Australian Department of Defence.


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Volunteers in action!

Defence is looking for adult volunteers to lead and inspire young people as part of the Navy, Army and Air Force Cadets. ADF Cadets is Defence’s leading youth development program, supporting 13 to 18 year-olds through activities that help them thrive in a team environment, improve communication skills, and become responsible members of the local community.

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