Blue Paper – Charter of National Service

  • Each Australian youth (male and female) is to compulsorily contribute to Australian National Service for a minimum of 12 months between the aged of 18 and 19
  • Australian National Service is to include options to the individual of Australia’s:
    • Army Reserve
    • Navy Reserve
    • Air Force Reserve
    • Peace-Keeping Reserve
    • Emergency Services Reserve
    • Approved Australian Community Service/Charity organisation
    • Approved Australian Heritage Service organisation.
  • Disabled youth will be required to contribute to in some nationally contributing capacity, assessed on a case-by-case basis
  • Non-citizens shall be excluded
  • Naturalised Australian Citizens between ages 18 and 29 at the time of legislative enactment, shall be compulsorily required to contribute to Australian National Service, immediately upon being issued with Australian Citizenship.