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Maritime Aviation Warfare Officers selected for service as Naval Aviators in the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) are employed as deep warfare specialists. You will operate as part of a crew performing a variety of missions including maritime warfare, surveillance and reconnaissance, and Search and Rescue. To put it simply, you are an integral part of a team with responsibility for the defence of Australia.


The role of the Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT) is to control and operate Army owned surface transport, other than unit transport, and to provide movement control, terminal, postal and Army aspects of air logistics support. The RACT has about 351 officers and 1984 other ranks (about 8 percent of the Regular Army).


The Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps is one of the largest supply organisations in Australia and is responsible for a very wide range of logistics tasks not only supporting the Army but also the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force.


Military Police Officers provide commanders with an essential element of command and control through commanding the application of the four main Military Police functions of Law Enforcement; Mobility and Manoeuvre Support; Security; and Internment and Detention operations. In short, your role is encapsulated in the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police motto – ‘For the Troops and With the Troops’.


The Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) Corps is a technical corps tasked with the maintenance of the Army's modern hardware and equipment. The Corps has about 400 officers and 3350 other ranks.