Command Post

Planning and Liaison

Optimised Teams - Taking Interagency Operations to the Next Level

The Australian Army conducted more joint and interagency operations with law enforcement and Other Government Agencies in Australia during 2020 than any other time in our history. This article...

Planning and Liaison

Australia’s strategic partnership with PNG – Effective mentoring to promote regional security

The mentor doesn't always know best! The importance of time in fostering deep community connections with our PNG partners.

Planning and Liaison

Ways Matrix- Decisive Event Planning: Part 2

The mystery of creating Decisive Events revealed. A must read for all junior officers. This article is Part Two in the series explaining how to use the Ways Matrix.

Planning and Liaison

Ways Matrix Decisive Event Planning: Part 1- Defeat Mechanisms

The mystery of creating Decisive Events revealed. This article explains Defeat Mechanisms in accessible terms as a precursor to Using the Ways Matrix. A must read two-part article for all junior...


Staff Functions

Defining the Role of the Regimental Sergeant Major

Comments encouraged!! Joel McMahon believes he has defined the role of the Regimental Sergeant Major. Has he got it right?

Staff Functions

The Four Cs: Multi-National and Multi-Agency Intelligence in a COVID-19 Environment

Chris Field shares best practise ideas for multi-national and multi-agency intelligence operations in a COVID-19 environment enabling the four Cs.

Staff Functions

Managing our People through the Capability Life Cycle

In this article Robert Gibson argues that our greatest capability, our people, needs to be managed through the capability life cycle as a ‘cradle to grave’ system akin to how we manage other...

Staff Functions

Building a Continuity Plan into a CP During OP COVID-19 ASSIST

Marius Basanovic has an interesting Command Post (CP) quandary for us.


Staff Skills

52 Weeks of Ideas

An insight into how a Major General conducts reflective practice.

Staff Skills

Professional Care for Pastoral Carers

'Who padres the Padre?' Major Dansie discusses the topic of padre supervision with the view to create a program to support padres in their work.

Staff Skills

Reflections of a Sergeant

The promotion from Corporal to Sergeant can feel like a daunting experience. In this article Aaron Thomas offers some advice for new Sergeants based on his experience.

Staff Skills

Effective Communication

In Army we understand the importance of effective communication, or do we? In this article Kyle Myers argues that we may not be effectively communicating.


Staff Skills

52 Weeks of Ideas

An insight into how a Major General conducts reflective practice.

By Chris Field

Staff Skills

52 Weeks of Ideas Part 2: Resilience, War and Strategy

This article is Part 2 of a two-part series on 52 Weeks of Ideas, including the final 20 ideas on resilience and war & strategy.

By Chris Field

Staff Skills

52 Weeks of Ideas Part 1: By the Numbers, Leadership

This article is Part 1 of a two-part series on 52 Weeks of Ideas, articulating advice by-the-numbers and examining leadership, resilience, war & strategy.

By Chris Field

Planning and Liaison

Optimised Teams - Taking Interagency Operations to the Next Level

The Australian Army conducted more joint and interagency operations with law enforcement and Other Government Agencies in Australia during 2020 than any other time in our history. This article...

By Brendan Gilbert

Staff Skills

Professional Care for Pastoral Carers

'Who padres the Padre?' Major Dansie discusses the topic of padre supervision with the view to create a program to support padres in their work.

By John Dansie

Staff Functions

Defining the Role of the Regimental Sergeant Major

Comments encouraged!! Joel McMahon believes he has defined the role of the Regimental Sergeant Major. Has he got it right?

By Joel McMahon

Staff Functions

PME for your PAR

Set a goal to improve your, and Army’s, intellectual edge.

By The Cove

Staff Functions

The Four Cs: Multi-National and Multi-Agency Intelligence in a COVID-19 Environment

Chris Field shares best practise ideas for multi-national and multi-agency intelligence operations in a COVID-19 environment enabling the four Cs.

By Chris Field

Planning and Liaison

Australia’s strategic partnership with PNG – Effective mentoring to promote regional security

The mentor doesn't always know best! The importance of time in fostering deep community connections with our PNG partners.

By Matthew Mandl

Planning and Liaison

Ways Matrix- Decisive Event Planning: Part 2

The mystery of creating Decisive Events revealed. A must read for all junior officers. This article is Part Two in the series explaining how to use the Ways Matrix.

By Callum Muntz

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