Air Force News, along with Navy News and Army News are published fortnightly by the Australian Department of Defence
The newspapers are published fortnightly and are available online and in print. Printed copies are distributed Australia-wide to every full-time serving member of the Australian Defence Force, and on a pro-rata basis of 1 per 4 members of the Reserve forces and Cadet units.
Copies are also mailed out to subscribers and Australian and foreign Defence attaches based in Australia and overseas.
The newspapers are the official medium of the Department of Defence to inform personnel of:
Policy changes in plain English
General news relevant to the Australian Defence Force
International military news and features
Air Force News, Navy News and Army News are the only official newspapers produced by the Department of Defence and are read by people who make decisions on Defence policy and purchasing.