Command Post

Planning and Liaison

The Practice of a Military Liaison Officer

Ben McLennan is the inaugural Australian Army liaison officer to the French Army, in this article Ben gives us some tips based on his experiences.

Planning and Liaison

Preparing our Stockholding to be Ready in a Post COVID-19 World

Much of the Army's focus is on combat preparedness, but who is thinking about whether our stockholding strategy is adequate to meet our short notice deployment needs?

Planning and Liaison

Interoperability – The Right Mindset drives Good Practice

In this article Pat Henriques looks at the three mainstays of interoperability when it comes to working with foreign Armies, information, personnel and systems.


Staff Functions

Writing Competition | Using Data to Simplify Army Processes and Regain Time for Training

In this Writing Competition 2020 article David Lotzof gives some insight to Project Horus. Horus provides dashboards and toolkits for the management of trainees within the Army Reserve.

Staff Functions

The disappearance of the military identity in the corporatisation of ADF women

Is the introduction of the new poly uniform dress a step too far in ADF's policy of equal treatment for women?

Staff Functions

The principles of logistics during Operation Bushfire Assist 2020

This is a good set of lessons learnt from Matthew Mandl, QM 3CER, who deployed as S4 TG Dingo – Jan-Feb 2020 on Bush Fire Assist.

Staff Functions

Writing Competition | Gambling on Our Future Happiness

Finding the right house when you post is very important, as Mark Mankowski points out in this Writing Competition article.


Staff Skills

Work in the time of Corona – All-Corps Major Course and working from home

The current public health environment has forced many members of the Australian Defence Force to work from home. Andrew Stokes thinks it may become the norm for some of us to continue to work from...

Staff Skills

Flirting with the Churn Curve

Military staff produce too much churn and we should stop doing this.

Staff Skills

Looking at the Military Appreciation Process

In this short video, Douglas Clark looks at the pros and cons of the Military Appreciation Process. Essential viewing for all about to undertake a career course.

Staff Skills

Cultural Reform in Middle Army – Melting Iron Colonels

'Change stalls with the Iron Colonels in Army'. Is this the case? If it is, what can we do about it? In this article, Mike Kalms and John Sayers explore what it would take to melt the iron colonels.


Staff Functions

Writing Competition | Using Data to Simplify Army Processes and Regain Time for Training

In this Writing Competition 2020 article David Lotzof gives some insight to Project Horus. Horus provides dashboards and toolkits for the management of trainees within the Army Reserve.

By David Lotzof

Staff Functions

The disappearance of the military identity in the corporatisation of ADF women

Is the introduction of the new poly uniform dress a step too far in ADF's policy of equal treatment for women?

By Cate Carter

Staff Functions

The principles of logistics during Operation Bushfire Assist 2020

This is a good set of lessons learnt from Matthew Mandl, QM 3CER, who deployed as S4 TG Dingo – Jan-Feb 2020 on Bush Fire Assist.

By Matthew Mandl

Staff Functions

Writing Competition | Gambling on Our Future Happiness

Finding the right house when you post is very important, as Mark Mankowski points out in this Writing Competition article.

By Mark Mankowski

Staff Functions

Senior Captain? 10 Reasons why you should apply for UNTSO

In this article, Nicholas Barber provides 10 reasons why he thinks a senior Captain should apply for UNTSO, based on his experience as a UN Military Observer in South Lebanon.

By Nicholas Barber

Staff Functions

A new ERP is just the first step…

Clare Buttenshaw writes how the new Enterprise Resource Planner (ERP) will streamline admin; however, she also believes it may be an opportunity to change how we use IT in Army.

By Clare Buttenshaw

Staff Functions

The Direct Route to Simplified Administration

Are we still doing paperwork for the sake of it?

By Todd Snowden

Staff Functions

How might we be doing safety differently in Army?

October is National Safety Month, so the team at Army Safety in AHQ want to know from you, "How can Army do safety differently?"

By Craig Bickell, CSM

Planning and Liaison

The Practice of a Military Liaison Officer

Ben McLennan is the inaugural Australian Army liaison officer to the French Army, in this article Ben gives us some tips based on his experiences.

By Ben McLennan

Planning and Liaison

Preparing our Stockholding to be Ready in a Post COVID-19 World

Much of the Army's focus is on combat preparedness, but who is thinking about whether our stockholding strategy is adequate to meet our short notice deployment needs?

By Robert Gibson

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