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Service Documents  Australian Army
Central Army Records Office
Soldier Career Management Agency
General Enquires
GPO Box 393D
Melbourne
Victoria 3001
E-mail: caro.hq@defence.gov.au
Telephone Numbers:
03 9282 5393
03 9282 6235
Facsimile Number(03) 9282 5434

Medical Documents  Australian Army
Army Medical Records
Australian Defence Force Health Records Army
GPO Box 1932R
Melbourne
Victoria 3001

If it has been over 30 years since your discharge (Pre 1970) the addresses to obtain medical and service records is:-

Royal Australian Navy
Navy Personnel Records
Queanbeyan Annexe
Department of Defence
Russell Offices
CANBERRA   ACT    2600

Royal Australian Airforce
RAAF Personnel Records
Queanbeyan Annexe
Department of Defence
Russell Offices
CANBERRA   ACT    2600

To obtain medical and service records information up to 30 years since your discharge, the addresses are:-

Royal Australian Navy
DSP/SOR
D-2-24
Dept of Defence (Naval Office)
PO Box E33
Queen Victoria Terrace
Canberra ACT 2600

Royal Australian Airforce
Disprec
Australian Defence Force Health Records Airforce
Discharge Personnel Records Section
PO Box E33
Queen Victoria Terrace
Canberra ACT 2600

The information you will need to supply :- If some of these details are unavailable, give as much as you can.
Surname                                                                                                                 
Given Names
Service Number
Date of Birth
Date of Enlistment
Date of Discharge

The three services also offer a EULOGY SERVICE for ex-members.
Army, RAN and RAAF now provide a eulogy service to those conducting graveside services. It is helpful if you are able to supply information such as service number and given names etc. Often timing is crucial so contact :
CARO ARMY Eulogy Hotline:
(03) 9282 6235
(03) 9282 4579
Facsimile Number: (03) 9282 5434
RAN Eulogy Hotline:
(02) 6266 5850
Facsimile Number: (02) 6266 5851
RAAF Eulogy Hotline:
(02) 6266 5850
Facsimile Number: (02) 6266 5851

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