The Air Force Association Inc is a non-profit organisation established in each state and territory of Australia to promote social activities, welfare, commemoration events, aviation history and the memory of fallen friends. The National Board is the governing body of the Association and conducts the business of the Association in accordance with the National Constitution 2017.

The National President of the Association, or his representative, participates in major national commemoration ceremonies throughout the year, including the RAAF Anniversary Ceremony, Anzac Day, Vietnam Veterans National Day, Battle for Australia, Battle of Britain and Remembrance Day. In addition, he represents the Association at federal government level with Department of Veterans Affairs, the Chief of Air Force and National Ex-Service Organisations.

The National Board is the National Committee of the Association and its members, the National Board and Members, consists of the National Executive and a Member of each Division, usually the President or an alternate nominated by the Division. The Deputy Chief of Air Force may at the invitation of the Council be an ex-officio member of the National Board.

The National Executive consists of the National President, three National Vice-Presidents, the National Secretary and the National Treasurer. The National Headquarters Office is located in Melbourne, VIC.


You can join the Air Force Association through Divisions & Branches in each State & Territory. Membership is open to serving and former members of the Australian Defence Force and Allied Armed Forces, their family members, current and former Air Force Cadets, Air League Cadets and members of the public who have not served in any air force, but who have an interest in aviation and who support the mission and objectives of the Air Force Association. 


The National Board meets periodically throughout the year and holds an annual general meeting, usually June, in Melbourne. State/Division Members, usually Division Presidents, attend the meetings.