Welcome to ForceNet

  • ForceNet is a Defence e-communications platform used to connect registered users within secure online communities.
  • ForceNet facilitates auditable communication and information sharing, one to one and one to many, including targeted communications and support in emergency situations and to specific persons.
  • ForceNet registration is available to current Defence members, sponsored Defence family members and other approved users.
  • ForceNet can now be accessed through the ForceNet mobile app, available for free from Google Play and the App Store. ForceNet is also available through a web browser via desktop and mobile devices.
  • For further information on ForceNet and/or to apply to register to use ForceNet please follow the links provided below.

Family members:

  • To register as a Family user, you will need to be at least 18 years old and sponsored by a registered Defence user of ForceNet.
  • ForceNet will directly connect family users with the Service related to their sponsoring Defence member plus the Defence Member & Family Support (DMFS) and Defence Families of Australia.
  • ForceNet provides a secure means for Defence families to access authoritative information on Defence matters relevant to them as well as a channel for discussions.
  • Defence family members can register to use ForceNet via the link below or a current Defence user can invite up to three family members to register via their ForceNet Profile Page.

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Engage is an online portal that current, transitioning, and former ADF members; their families, and/or those involved in their support can use to locate support services.


Veterans Temporary Employment Register

Defence aims to retain the valuable knowledge and experience of ADF members after separation. The veteran temporary employment register provides a pathway for transitioning ADF members and veterans to access 18-month non-ongoing APS employment opportunities.

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Interested In a Defence Career?

If you are interested in a career in the ADF, visit ADF Careers for information.

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