Australian Army Public Relations Service

The Australian Army Public Relations Service (AAPRS) was formed in 1994 from personnel of the Royal Australian Army Educational Corps (Public Relations), a separate corps to RAAEC.[1] Personnel employed in the AAPRS include photographers, reporters and public relations officers.[2]

Australian Army Photographer Sergeant Michael Davis from 1st Joint Public Affairs Unit films on the flightline at RAAF Learmonth during Exercise Northern Shield 2015.
Australian Army Public Relations Service
RolePublic Relations
Motto(s)Defende et Doce (Defend and Inform)


The service provides public relations support to Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations, exercises and other activities, in Australia and overseas. It is tasked with supporting regional community relations activities through to the production of public relations product, such as video, still photography and text, in areas of operation for release in support of ADF strategic communications objectives.


  1. ^ Jobson 2009, p. 140.
  2. ^ "The Australian Army Public Relations Service". The Australian Army. Department of Defence. 2015. Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.


  • Jobson, Christopher (2009). Looking Forward, Looking Back: Customs and Traditions of the Australian Army. Wavell Heights, Queensland: Big Sky Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9803251-6-4.

Order of precedenceEdit

Preceded by
Australian Army Order of Precedence Succeeded by