Australian Defence Force Academy


Australian Defence Force Academy

an academy for officer cadets of the three armed forces, established 1986 in the ACT; offers tertiary training previously provided at Point Cook, Duntroon Military College, and the Royal Australian Naval College at Jervis Bay. Abbrev.: ADFA
ADFA provides military and academic programs simultaneously to officer cadets of all three armed services. Cadets graduate in Science, Engineering or Arts, and after further specialised military training become commissioned officers.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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