About the Navy
The Royal Australian Navy is a modern military organisation operating advanced vessels and aircraft. Its personnel are expertly trained to defend Australia and perform a variety of maritime duties.
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.
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.
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.