Events Program

Events by Time and Location

* Please note that events, displays and venues are subject to change. Some displays are also subject to cancellation due to weather.

For a PDF version of the ADFA Openday 2019 Program, please use this link.

Time

Event

Details

Location

0900 – 0915

Welcome - MC

   

0900 – 1000

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology / Bachelor of Computing and Cyber Security

Find out about the variety of Engineering and IT degrees available at UNSW Canberra.

Lecture Theatre North 7 - Location L

0915 – 0935

ADFA Precision Drill Team

Watch the ADFA Precision Drill Team perform a specialised drill display containing over 200 movements performed entirely from memory, without words of command.

Parade Ground - Location J

0930 – 1030

Studying at ADFA

What is studying at ADFA all about?  Hear from ADFA, Defence Force Recruiting and UNSW Canberra experts.

Adams Auditorium: Main Theatre - Location D

0930 – 1000

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall - Location R

0930 – 1030

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Business

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Business degree.

Lecture Theatre North 10 - Location L

0930 – 1030

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Arts

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Arts degree.

Lecture Theatre North 6 - Location L

0930 – 1100

Rugby League Match - Army vs Navy and Air Force

Watch the Services battle it out in the greatest game of all.

Dowsett Oval - Location K

0940 – 1000

Section Attack

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack involving an armoured vehicle.

Parade Ground - Location J

1000 – 1005

RAAF Flyover

Watch the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) showcase their flying skills with the C-130J Hercules. The C-130J is the latest generation of Hercules to provide tactical and strategic transport of people, supplies, vehicles and equipment.

Parade Ground - Location J

1000 – 1030

Integrated Combat Club Demonstration

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrating various techniques and moves associated with martial arts.

AFL Oval/Indoor Sport Centre Annex - Location I/H

1000 - 1030

Academy Library Tour

Take a tour of the Academy Library and the facilities on offer at UNSW Canberra.

Library - Location R

1000 – 1100

How to Become a Pilot

Presentation delivered by the pilots from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Basic Flying Training School. Learn about what it takes to become a pilot in the Navy, Army or Air Force.

Adams Auditorium (South) - Location D

1010 – 1030

Tug of War Demonstration

A display that gives you an insight into the types of activities undertaken in an ADFA physical training session. Watch the ADFA Trainee Officers compete in their annual Tug of War competition.

AFL Oval - Location I
1030 – 1130

Capability and Technology Management College Information Session

Find out about postgraduate level STEM Education provided by the Capability and Technology Management College. CTMC educates mid- career Defence Personnel in Vehicle, Maritime, Aerospace and Satellite Technologies including Communications, Surveillance and Firepower and Protection Systems. Graduates are employed in roles that Identify, Define, Acquire, Sustain and Dispose of current and future Defence capability.

Adams Auditorium - Syndicate Rooms - Air Force Room - Location D

1030 – 1130

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology / Bachelor of Computing and Cyber Security

Find out about the variety of Engineering and IT degrees available at UNSW Canberra.

Lecture Theatre North 7 - Location L

1035 – 1050

DFR - Recruiting Process Information Session

Come listen to DFR staff explain the Defence Recruiting Process.

Adams Auditorium - Location D

1035 – 1050

Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Watch the Australian Army Parachute Display Team (The Red Berets) demonstrate the skills that reside at the Parachute Training School by exiting from the aircraft, developing a team formation and landing together with pin-point accuracy with flags flying.

Parade Ground - Location J

1055 – 1115

Military Police Dogs Display

Military Police Dogs play an important role in support of ADF operations. These specialist dogs provide detection, deterrence and the ability to be used to apprehend persons targeted by the Military Police. Watch a demonstration of this capability in partnership with their handlers.

Parade Ground - Location J

1055 – 1130

Meet the Red Berets

Meet the Red Berets and watch a parachute packing demonstration.

Concourse

1100 - 1130

Academy Library Tour

Take a tour of the Academy Library and the facilities on offer at UNSW Canberra.

Library - Location R

1100 – 1200

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Arts

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Arts degree.

Lecture Theatre North 6 - Location L

1100 – 1200

UNSW Canberra  Bachelor of Science

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Science degree.

Lecture Theatre North 9 - Location L

1125 – 1150

ADFA Marching Band Performance

The ADFA Marching Band showcases the talents of many midshipmen and officer cadets.

Parade Ground - Location J

1130 – 1200

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall - Location R

1130 – 1230

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Business

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Business degree.

Lecture Theatre North 10 - Location L

1130 – 1230

Studying at ADFA

What is studying at ADFA all about?  Hear from ADFA, Defence Force Recruiting and UNSW Canberra experts.

Adams Auditorium (Main Theatre) - Location D

1150 – 1205

RAAF Flyover

Watch the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) showcase their flying skills in the Pilatus PC-21 Trainer. The PC-21 is a key element of the pilot training system with a crew of two and a top speed of 685km/h.

Parade Ground - Location J

1205 – 1230

Section Attack

Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack involving an armoured vehicle.

Parade Ground - Location J

1215 – 1315

How to Become a Pilot

Presentation delivered by the pilots from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Basic Flying Training School. Learn about what it takes to become a pilot in the Navy, Army or Air Force.

Adams Auditorium (South) - Alice Ross-King Theatre - Location D

1230 – 1300

Abseiling Demonstration

Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training.

Library Wall - Location R
1230 – 1330 Capability and Technology Management College Information Session  Find out about postgraduate level STEM Education provided by the Capability and Technology Management College. CTMC educates mid- career Defence Personnel in Vehicle, Maritime, Aerospace and Satellite Technologies including Communications, Surveillance and Firepower and Protection Systems. Graduates are employed in roles that Identify, Define, Acquire, Sustain and Dispose of current and future Defence capability. Adams Auditorium - Syndicate Rooms - Air Force Room - Location D

1235 – 1300

ADFA Precision Drill Team

Watch the ADFA Precision Drill Team perform a specialised drill display containing over 200 movements performed entirely from memory, without words of command.

Parade Ground - Location J

1300 – 1305

RAAF Flyover

Watch the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) showcase their flying skills with the C-130J Hercules. The C-130J is the latest generation of Hercules to provide tactical and strategic transport of people, supplies, vehicles and equipment.

Parade Ground - Location J

1300 – 1320

Tug of War Demonstration

A display that gives you an insight into the types of activities undertaken in an ADFA physical training session. Watch the ADFA Trainee Officers compete in their annual Tug of War competition.

AFL Oval - Location I

1330 – 1430

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Business

Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Business degree.

Lecture Theatre North 10 - Location L

1330 – 1430

UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Technology / Bachelor of Computing and Cyber Security

Find out about the variety of Engineering and IT degrees available at UNSW Canberra.

Lecture Theatre North 7 - Location L

1335 – 1350

Australian Army Parachute Display Team

Watch the Australian Army Parachute Display Team (The Red Berets) demonstrate the skills that reside at the Parachute Training School by exiting from the aircraft, developing a team formation and landing together with pin-point accuracy with flags flying.

Parade Ground - Location J

1355 – 1415

ADFA Pipes and Drums

The ADFA Pipes and Drums showcases the talents of many midshipmen and officer cadets.

Cafe forecourt - Location Q

1355 – 1420

Meet the Red Berets

Meet the Red Berets and watch a parachute packing demonstration.

Concourse

1400 – 1420 Deadlift Competition Watch ADFA’s fittest midshipmen and officer cadets compete. In front of Academy Cadets Mess - Location F
1400 – 1430 Academy Library Tour Take a tour of the Academy Library and the facilities on offer at UNSW Canberra. Library - Location R
1400 – 1500  Studying at ADFA What is studying at ADFA all about?  Hear from ADFA, Defence Force Recruiting and UNSW Canberra experts. Adams Auditorium: Main theatre - Location D
1400 – 1500 UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Arts Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Arts degree. Lecture Theatre North 6 - Location L
1400 – 1500 UNSW Canberra Bachelor of Science Find out about the range of courses you can study through UNSW Canberra's Bachelor of Science degree. Lecture Theatre North 9 - Location L
1415 – 1420 RAAF Hawk 127 Flying Display Up to 2 x Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighters will provide a Flying Display. The Hawk 127 aircraft prepares qualified Air Force aircrew for operational conversion onto the F/A-18A/B Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet. Parade Ground - Location J
1420 – 1445 Military Police Dogs Display Military Police Dogs play an important role in support of ADF operations. These specialist dogs provide detection, deterrence and the ability to be used to apprehend persons targeted by the Military Police. Watch a demonstration of this capability in partnership with their handlers. Parade Ground - Location J
1430 – 1450 Integration Combat Club Demonstration Watch midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrating various techniques and moves associated with martial arts. AFL Oval/Indoor Sport Centre Annex - Location I/H
1430 – 1500 Abseiling Demonstration Experienced midshipmen and officer cadets demonstrate military adventure training. Library Wall - Location R
1430 – 1530 How to Become a Pilot Presentation delivered by the pilots from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Basic Flying Training School. Learn about what it takes to become a pilot in the Navy, Army or Air Force. Adams Auditorium (South) - Alice Ross-King Theatre - Location D
1450 – 1500  Navy Clearance Divers - Fast Roping Watch an exciting display of Navy Clearance Divers fast rope from a helicopter, a technique faster than abseiling. A spectacular sight not to be missed. Parade Ground - Location J
1500 – 1600 Capability and Technology Management College Information Session Find out about postgraduate level STEM Education provided by the Capability and Technology Management College. CTMC educates mid- career Defence Personnel in Vehicle, Maritime, Aerospace and Satellite Technologies including Communications, Surveillance and Firepower and Protection Systems. Graduates are employed in roles that Identify, Define, Acquire, Sustain and Dispose of current and future Defence capability. Adams Auditorium - Syndicate Rooms - Air Force Room - Location D
1500 – 1530 Academy Library Tour Join a guided tour and see the Academy Library’s world-class collections in defence studies and military history, as well as across all of the major UNSW Canberra teaching, learning and research areas. Smaller individual tours can be undertaken across the day if you can’t make the group tours – just come into the Library and ask for an individual tour. Library - Location R
1505 – 1530 Tug of War Demonstration A display that gives you an insight into the types of activities undertaken in an ADFA physical training session. Watch the ADFA Trainee Officers compete in their annual Tug of War competition. AFL Oval - Location I
1505 – 1520 DFR - Recruiting Process Information Session Come listen to DFR staff explain the Defence Recruiting Process. Adams Auditorium - Location D
1535 – 1600 Section Attack Watch midshipmen and officer cadets perform a simulated ground based infantry attack involving an armoured vehicle. Parade Ground - Location J

* Please note that events, displays and venues are subject to change. Some displays are also subject to cancellation due to weather.