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ADF Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards

Recognises students who demonstrate leadership and teamwork within both the school and the broader local community.  The number of schools participating today is over 2250.

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Australian Command and Staff College

Oversees the education and training delivery of specified ADF joint courses in order to prepare select individuals in command, capability and joint staff appointments.

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Australian Defence College

Delivers courses, exercises and programs of study to prepare Australian and overseas Defence force personnel, government officials and national security practitioners for strategic roles within joint and combined operating environments.

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Australian Defence Force Academy

A unique military institution which combines military education and training with academic study for an undergraduate degree. Develops the future leaders of the Australian armed forces through education and training that is academically and militarily challenging.

Department of Defence

Australian Defence Force Warfare Centre

Tri-service joint education and training unit.

Department of Defence

Cadetnet Portal – Australian Defence Force Cadets

The Australian Defence Force Cadets is made up of three organisations: the Australian Navy Cadets, the Australian Army Cadets and the Australian Air Force Cadets. Provides links to individual cadet organisations.

Department of Defence

Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies

The senior educational institution of the Australian Defence College, CDSS is responsible for providing Australian and overseas participants with the knowledge and skills required to engage in national security issues.

Department of Defence

Young Endeavour Youth Scheme

Provides young Australians aged 16-23 with an opportunity for personal development on board the national sail training ship Young Endeavour.

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Provides information about Defence youth policies and youth programs such as work experience, ADF Cadets, Young Endeavour.

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