The Defence Values provide the expectations and standards that all Defence personnel are expected to display every day. Our values underpin everything we do.


Our Defence Values:


The selflessness of character to place the security and interests of our nation and its people ahead of my own.


The strength of character to say and do the right thing, always, especially in the face of adversity.


The humanity of character to value others and treat them with dignity.


The consistency of character to align my thoughts, words and actions to do what is right.


The willingness of character to strive each day to be the best I can be, both professionally and personally.


To live our Defence Values, we will:

  • Act with purpose for Defence and the nation.

  • Be adaptable, innovative and agile.

  • Collaborate and be team-focused.

  • Be accountable and trustworthy.

  • Reflect, learn and improve.

  • Be inclusive and value others.