Australian Army Reviews

Updated 7 Jun 2020

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3.7
63%
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44%
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Australian Army Chief of Army Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO
Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO
28 Ratings
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  • "Large amounts of time away in harsh conditions(in 11 reviews)

  • "Time away from home, rigid promotion system(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Australian army Infantry job review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infantry in Darwin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, paid leave and full medical cover

    Cons

    Irregular work days and long times away from posted location to go bush

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  2. "Overall not bad."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - H R Coordinator in Learmonth, Victoria
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Australian Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I usually OK but be prepared for short notice travel.

    Cons

    Having to show respect senior staff that you don't like, usually at lower to mid level management.


  3. "Great workmates"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Culture, People, Lifestyle, Travel & Fitness

    Cons

    Creates and foster's a environment of micro managment and promotes incompetance

  4. "Don't do it"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Soldier 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Australian Army full-time

    Pros

    Rewarding if you make a pain in the butt of yourself and fight tooth and nail for opportunity.

    Cons

    Too many to list, but they will drain you of your life.

  5. "Army Pilot Career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Army Pilot in Canberra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay and quality of training during initial pilot training and university studies.

    Cons

    Long hours, and you will eventually be forced out of flying into staff roles after about 7 years of flying.

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  6. "Army Signals Corporal"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporal - Royal Australian Signals Corps in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Rental Subsidy Free medical International travel

    Cons

    High tempo Large amounts of time away in harsh conditions

  7. "Infratructure"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Project Engineer 

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time

    Pros

    Independence, autonomy, relevance, culture and location

    Cons

    Ridgid structure, over reporting and lack of modernisation initiatives

  8. "Good experience for people who like cooking"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Cook in Townsville

    I worked at Australian Army full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good opportunity to continue to learn progress your career

    Cons

    Shift work can be long hours

  9. "Rewarding"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Australian Army full-time

    Pros

    Job security and medical/dental cover

    Cons

    Continuously moving location which is difficult for families

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  10. "Choose Wisely"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Comand Support Clerk in Sydney

    I have been working at Australian Army full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job Security, Provided Benefits

    Cons

    Organisation Structure , Boomer management stratergy

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