Ben Templeman


Lieutenant Colonel Templeman joined the Australian Army in 1999 and undertook a degree from the Australian Defence Force Academy in Science.  Lieutenant Colonel Templeman entered the Royal Military College – Duntroon in 2002 and graduated to the Royal Australian Corps of Military Police. Following this, he conducted regimental training in the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment and subsequently held multiple appointments in 1 MP Bn before assuming the role as its Commanding Officer in 2019.


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Contemporary Operating Environment

Ken Bullman OAM Lecture Series

1 MP Bn host a number of national and international presenters to deliver on a broad range of law enforcement activities outside of the Australian Army. The series will be delivered throughout the year by senior police, security experts, academics and government specialists to enable the analysis of tactical, operational and strategic policing and law enforcement case studies at the unclassified level.

By Ben Templeman