Where is the biggest army base in Australia?

Where is the biggest army base in Australia?

Lavarack Barracks

Is 30 too old to join the Australian army?

Wrapping Up. ​All in all, the ADF has an age limit of 55 for anyone who is enlisting into the military. If you are in your 30’s or 40’s, you may be concerned about keeping up with the physical side of training.

How much do Australian soldiers get paid?

Permanent Australian Defence Force salary ranges by rank, 2018-19

Rank Minimum Salary Maximum Salary
Staff Sergeant (E) $70,896 $109,575
Sergeant (E) $63,389 $104,792
Corporal (E) $54,776 $95,824
Lance Corporal (E) $50,387 $89,065

Do you pay tax in the Australian army?

You have to pay income tax on any other income you receive. For example, rent, interest, dividends and capital gains and income sources you need to pay tax on. This includes where you earn this income while you are deployed.

Is the Australian Army a good career choice?

It is a fast paced environment with lots of potential for new soldiers. It is a good workplace for those wanting a physical and mental challenge to push themselves. Highly recommend working in the ADF. Best part of the job – the friendships, the skills learnt, the travel, the benefits.

Does ADF pay well?

In the ADF you’ll earn a good salary from day one, plus generous superannuation and a comprehensive package of allowances and benefits that’s hard to match in the civilian world.

What is the cut off age for the Australian army?

17 – 55 years

How fit do you have to be to join the Australian army?

For the Army the requirements are: For men: 15 push-ups, 45 sit-ups, 7.5 shuttle run score. For women: 8 push-ups, 45 sit-ups, 7.5 shuttle run score. Special requirements apply for those in Special Forces (from which women are currently excluded from recruitment): 30 push-ups, 60 sit-ups, 10.1 shuttle run score.