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Australian Cadet Units

Cadets provides outstanding opportunities for personal growth and development in our students.

It seeks to develop leadership skills, to foster teamwork and to encourage an ethic of service, resiliency, mateship and self-discipline. 

Read more about the benefits of Cadets in this Herald Sun article.

Visit Cadetnet for more information on Defence force Cadetships.


Army Cadets

Unit Location:   51 FNQ Depot Cairns, Porton Barracks - Corner of Swallow Rd & Hargreaves St, Edmonton QLD 4869
Parade Day: Monday Parade Times: 6pm – 9pm

Email Address: 134ACU@armycadets.gov.au

Phone: Mobile - Business: 0401 915 755, Phone: 07 4045 9410

Postal Address: c/- 51 FNQR
Locked Bag 1002
Cairns QLD 4869


Navy Cadets

Unit Location:  HMAS CAIRNS Draper Street CAIRNS 4870
PO Box 1009
Cairns QLD 4870

Parade Day: Saturday Parade Times: 0815 - 1230

Email Address: TSEndeavour@navycadets.gov.au

Phone : 07 4042 0455

Postal Address: PO Box 1009
Cairns QLD 4870


Airforce Cadets

Unit Location: Cairns Airport, General Aviation Section, Bush Pilots Avenue, AEROGLEN QLD 4870

Parade Day: Friday Parade Times: 1830 - 2230 (Term Time)

Email Address:  admino.104sqn@airforcecadets.gov.au

Phone Number: 07 4035 9363

2020 Term Dates

  Weeks
Term 1 28 Jan - 3 Apr 10
Term 2 20 Apr - 26 Jun 10
Term 3 13 Jul - 18 Sep 10
Term 4 6 Oct - 3 Dec 9

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