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Australian Department of Defence Careers and Employment

About the company

  • Company size
    5,001 to 10,000
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
  • Headquarters
  • Link
    Australian Department of Defence website

Our primary role is to defend Australia and its national interests, promote security and stability in the world, and support the Australian community as directed by the Government....

Our primary role is to defend Australia and its national interests, promote security and stability in the world, and support the Australian community as directed by the Government.

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Salary estimated from 11K employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.

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Rating is calculated based on 62 reviews and is evolving.

3.50 out of 5 stars.20204.00 out of 5 stars.20213.67 out of 5 stars.20222.50 out of 5 stars.2023


Engineer in Sydney NSW
on 19 September 2023
Great people, but not great management and tasking
Supervisors and managers are great to work with. Pay and progression flatlines rapidly after APS 6, and the work can be pretty dull as the fun stuff was all outsourced. Funding for projects is spotty at best.
Administrative Services Officer in Melbourne VIC
on 11 July 2023
It had good and bad days, found office politics the most difficult to tolerate
What is the best part of working at the company?I was just fed up with the office politics and double standardsWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?Not being able to advance as far as I had hoped What is the work environment and culture like at the company?difficult and at times intimidating
Inventory Manager in Brisbane QLD
on 4 June 2023
Absolute boys club as a female I was given no career path. Very little respect. Very little support.
I loved my working for the Military however after 26 years I was just a number just someone who used to work for them. Its rude and disgusting the way staff treated after doing countless hours unpaid, doing lots if job to help out because we get told that there won’t be any staff employed to replace persons who leave or retire. WHS wasn’t a high priority for the powers to be be who have over worke...
Quality Assessment Digitisation Officer in Melbourne VIC
on 8 April 2023
Great team to work with
Everyone is great, we all helped each other. There was always jobs to do. If you got bored doing one task, you only had to ask and somebody swapped with you.
Records Officer in Melbourne VIC
on 20 July 2022
Excellent place to work
Interesting work and great range of customers to work with. Great career opportunitiesGood staff and training. Great career development.Skilled staff. Flexible work arrangements

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