Sailors and Officers
Vessels and Aircraft
Our Purpose & Work
Learn about what the Navy does and why
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.
Serve Australia in a rewarding part-time role
Choose a part-time role that adds an exciting new dimension to your life and career; and offers flexible hours, tax-free pay, opportunities to travel and unique experiences.
Discover what gives us our technical edge
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.
See where you will work when you join us
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.
People & Diversity
Read about Navy recruitment policies
Recruiting from a broad mix of cultural backgrounds, the Navy is committed to career equality. We provide a supportive environment for all personnel, including those with young families.
Women in the Navy
Learn about our commitment to equality
Across every one of our 60 roles, the Navy offers exciting career opportunities for women. We champion gender equality and provide a uniquely supportive working environment.
Learn about our traditions and proud service
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.