Leadership and Ethics

Leadership & Ethics

Ethics Need a Foundation

'Value judgments are an essential and undeniable feature of human life.' Dan thinks we need to work harder to build our ethical foundation. What do you think?

By Chaplain Dan

Leadership & Ethics

Opportunistic Engagement with the Military Wives Group in Papua New Guinea

Australian Army nurse Tecla Makoni reports on her experiences engaging with the Military Wives Group at Igam Barracks, Papua New Guinea during Exercise Puk Puk 2019.

By Tecla Makoni

Tactical and Technical

Professional Development for Junior Combat Leaders

In this article, COL Dave McCammon suggests that rather than waiting to learn through your own experience, you can grow through reading and learning from other's experiences. He shares a number of...

By Dave McCammon

Leadership & Ethics

I’ve Made It Through The First Few Months As An OC – What Do I Do Now? Tips for Company Commanders

Talking from the viewpoint of a former Commanding Officer, Nathan Pierpoint has some advice for new sub-unit commanders.

By Nathan Pierpoint

Leadership & Ethics

Leadership lessons observed by a contemporary role model - General Peter Cosgrove AK, MC

"Good communication skills and empathy is essential for any leader who wishes to understand their subordinates." In today's long read, Matt Ryan examines the life of GEN Peter Cosgrove AK, MC to see...

By Matt Ryan

Leadership & Ethics

Learning from our Mistakes: Tolerating Failure versus Allowing Failure

How do we empower our people to learn from their mistakes? In this article, Darren Murch looks at value of allowing failure to create learning outcomes.

By Darren Murch OAM

Leadership & Ethics

Connecting Good Soldiering and Mission Command

In this post, MAJGEN Chris Field connects Good Soldiering and mission command with the daily purpose, habits, thinking and actions of our people as they operate in teams as partners, followers and...

By Chris Field

Leadership & Ethics

#ICYMI - Are you an Actively Supporting Supervisor?

Lyndsay Freeman provides advice to ADF Supervisors on how to actively support their members serving on Flexible Work Arrangements as well as those with families and other dependants - advice that she...

By Lyndsay Freeman

Leadership & Ethics

Report: Unlocking Soldier Morale - A Leadership Challenge in an Infantry Company

This honest and reflective report by Mick Young on morale in his Infantry Company is a must read for all leaders, regardless of their rank or Corps.

By Mick Young