Australian Defence Force Academy Open Day

Saturday 17 August 2024 | Australian Defence Force Academy Campus, Campbell ACT | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Photo of attendees at ADFA Open Day

The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) will hold its annual public Open Day on Saturday 17 August 2024 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the ADFA campus on Northcott Drive in Campbell ACT.

The Open Day will provide prospective Navy, Army and Air Force candidates and members of the community with information on life and study at ADFA. There will also be an opportunity to view exciting demonstrations and displays.

Staff from ADFA, Defence Force Recruiting, and University of New South Wales (UNSW) will be on hand to provide career and course information about the undergraduate degrees on offer, and guidance about the application process.

Existing ADFA midshipmen and officer cadets will be available to talk about military training, academic programs and life experiences.

Keep an eye out on this page for more information on the events and activities you can immerse in on the day.

All are welcome to attend the ADFA Open Day in person, and no registration is required.

The Open Day can also be attended online. The virtual event will showcase key content, including live-streaming activities and question and answer sessions, via a dedicated platform and social media channels. Keep an eye out on our webpage for more details on the virtual Open Day.

Media wishing to attend the event in person must register via (02) 6127 1999 or