Command Post

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...

By Callum Muntz

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...

By Robert Gibson

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.

By Aaron Thomas

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.

By Kyle Myers

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.

By Marius Basanovic

Staff Functions

Reducing Injury Risk – Defence Needs to go Back to the Basics

Army and Defence does not have an injury surveillance system. Emma Williams outlines a way forward, working toward an injury surveillance system so that we can have better understanding of whether we...

By Emma Williams

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