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Australian Defence Force Academy

Visiting ADFA – Tours and Events

Tours of the Australian Defence Force Academy

Organised Group Tours of the Academy facilities are conducted on Wednesdays between 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs and 1300 hrs to 1600 hrs. Booking requests should be submitted to – requests will only be actioned and confirmed in the year in which the tour is being conducted.

Tours are now open for 2021.

What’s on at the Australian Defence Force Academy

09 December 2021 – ADFA Graduation Parade

The 2021 Graduation Parade will be held at ADFA on Thursday 9 December 2021, commencing at 9:30 am.

The Graduation Parade is a significant milestone in the careers of the graduating midshipmen and officer cadets, marking the culmination of three years of military and academic studies at ADFA. The parade incorporates the presentation of awards and is one of the largest ceremonial events conducted annually in Australia, with the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia as the Reviewing Officer.

Further details about the 2021 Graduation Parade, including any restrictions on attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be advised as they become known.

Graduation Parade

VCDF inspects cadets

Personnel carrier at Openday