Australian Air Force (Royal Australian Air Force)

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), forms part of the Defence Force, to prepare for, conduct and sustain effective air operations to promote Australia's security and interests. It was initially created as the Australian Air Force, with the prefix "Royal" being granted by Royal charter on 13 August 1921.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Act 1903, section 30; and Air Force Act 1923

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Air Force Headquarters
    Russell Offices Canberra ACT 2600

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