Over the next decade, more than $1 billion will be invested by the Federal Government to upgrade 73 Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reserve and Cadet facilities across Australia.
The infrastructure investment will support the growth of the ADF Cadets by 10 percent over the next year and is just one component of a number of initiatives being implemented to enhance the cadet program, such as;
o Defence will increase numbers in existing cadet units create new units to complement broader Government initiatives supporting youth development and skilling. Future cadets will be engaged in:
o STEM-focused activities including cyber security, virtual reality simulation, robotics, and flight simulation to supplement traditional skills developed through the program.
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