Australian Army Values & Standards

Australian Army Values The Australian Army’s cultural and ethical foundation is its values and the bonds of trust and respect between each and every individual who joins in service to the Australian nation. Courage, moral and physical, to act in the best interests of the nation and the Army; including the moral strength and professionalism… Read More

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Physical Characteristics & Performance of Tactical Personnel: Full-Time versus Part-Time

Research Paper Title Differences in Physical Characteristics and Performance Measures of Part-Time and Full- Time Tactical Personnel: A Critical Narrative Review. Background Tactical personnel such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue personnel routinely perform physically strenuous occupational tasks, requiring strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Tactical populations are comprised of part-time and full-time personnel, with… Read More

ADF: Health Promotion & Characteristics

Research Paper Title Health Characteristics and Self-identified Health Promotion Needs of Army Personnel in Perth Western Australia. Outline Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel require high levels of health and fitness to cope with the inherently stressful situations that occur as part of military life. However, several health and lifestyle issues among ADF personnel have been identified… Read More

Moving to Australia: Update 1

Well it has been five months since I last spoke about moving to Australia, and what has happened since? Well, lots and not much! Medical Application: The missus has nearly finished her medical application process, five months and one final step to go. A sequential process, requiring one step to be completed before starting another.… Read More

Moving to Australia: Doctors Application Process, Application 1 & 2

If, like my missus, you are a doctor wanting to move to Australia, then there are a few steps you will need to complete, which include: 􀀃􀀃􀀃􀀃􀀃􀀃􀀃Application (1) for Primary Source Verification (online) to the Australian Medical Council (AMC): The AMC verifies your primary medical degree and one of your specialist qualifications. Application (2) for Reciprocal Fellowship… Read More

Australia: Making the Move

Morning Everyone, We (the missus and I) decided a few years ago to make a move to Australia (that place that is slightly less sunny than our native Scotland!). Well, we have finally made a concrete move in that direction by the missus applying for and being accepted for a GP position; with a provisional… Read More