Dave talked with ben from the ADF about a busy week in Tasmania


This week saw the 3rd Defence Work Experience Program for TAS take place with a number of secondary school students, with a day each of Navy, Army and Air Force.

Today and tomorrow is the Australian Defence Force Careers Expo at Princes Wharf 1,

WHAT: Defence Force Recruiting is hosting a careers expo in Tasmania in an effort to attract the best talent the state has to offer.

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Recruiters will be on site to help locals consider the more than 200 career opportunities on offer across the Navy, Army and Air Force.

The two day event will feature demonstrations from the Federation Guard and the Royal Australian Air Force’s aerobatic display team, the Roulettes.  The event will also include Army vehicles, Navy Flight Simulator, and DFR Virtual Reality Experience.

The expo is an opportunity for people from broad ranging backgrounds, skill levels and interest to learn where an ADF career could take them. There are opportunities for people of all ages and from every walk of life.

WHERE: Princes Wharf Shed No. 1, Castray Esplanade, Hobart TAS 7000

WHEN: 9.00am-3.30pm, Friday 15 September – Saturday 16 September 2017

The ADF Careers Expo – Tasmania is an opportunity to speak to ADF personnel and learn about the hundreds of exciting and rewarding pathways into the Australian Defence Force.


Separate to that, there are commemorative events being held to mark the Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Sunday’s commemoration will be held at the Hobart Cenotaph