Command Post

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

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...

By Andrew Stokes

Staff Skills

Flirting with the Churn Curve

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

By Nathan Coultis

Staff Functions

Defence Writing – where ideas and motivation go to die?

Aaron Thomas is frustrated by the Defence writing standards, or rather the way they are imposed. Aaron thinks that we need to have a look at the way we convey ideas up the chain of command. What do...

By Aaron Thomas

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.

By Pat Henriques