Commander Forces Command (Australia)
|Commander Forces Command of the Australian Defence Force
|Inaugural holder||David Morrison|
The position was created by the merging of the previous Land Commander Australia (LCAUST) and Commander Training Command (COMD TC-A) positions.
The following list chronologically records those who have held the post of Commander Forces Command or its preceding positions. Rank and honours are as at the completion of the individual's tour(s).
|Term began||Term ended||Time in Appointment|
|Land Commander Australia|
|Major General||O'Donnell, LawrenceLawrence O'Donnell||AO||1986||1987||1 year, 0 days|
|Major General||Arnison, PeterPeter Arnison||AO||1994||1996||2 years, 0 days|
|Major General||Hickling, FrankFrank Hickling||AO, CSC||1996||1998||2 years, 0 days|
|Major General||Hartley, JohnJohn Hartley||AO||1998||2000||2 years, 0 days|
|Major General||Abigail, PeterPeter Abigail||AO||2000||December 2002||2 years, 334 days|
|Major General||Hurley, DavidDavid Hurley||AO, DSC||December 2002||December 2003||1 year, 0 days|
|Major General||Gillespie, KenKen Gillespie||AO, DSC, CSM||January 2004||July 2005||1 year, 181 days|
|Major General||Kelly, MarkMark Kelly||AO||July 2005||December 2008||3 years, 153 days|
|Major General||Morrison, DavidDavid Morrison||AM||December 2008||July 2009||59 days|
|Commander Forces Command|
|Major General||Morrison, DavidDavid Morrison||AO||July 2009||June 2011||1 year, 335 days|
|Major General||Sengelman, JeffreyJeffrey Sengelman||DSC, AM, CSC||June 2011||November 2011||153 days|
|Major General||Slater, MichaelMichael Slater||AO, DSC, CSC||November 2011||23 January 2015||3 years, 83 days|
|Major General||Gilmore, GusGus Gilmore||AO, DSC||23 January 2015||Present||1 year, 188 days|
Forces Command is the primary command for the land forces of the Australian Army.
|2 Division||1 Brigade||3 Brigade|
|6 Brigade||7 Brigade||16 Aviation Brigade|
|17 Combat Service Support Brigade|
Headquarters Training Command was the headquarters of the Australian Army's Training Command (TC-A), which was one of the Army's three commands. The other two where Land Command and Special Operations Command. In 2002 it relocated from Georges Heights, Sydney to Victoria Barracks, Sydney.
In 2010 Training Command merged with Land Command to form Forces Command.
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