List of Australian Army brigades

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Australian troops from the 1st Brigade in a captured Ottoman trench at Lone Pine, 6 August 1915

This is a list of the brigades raised by the Australian Army. The list includes brigades that served in World War I, World War II, Vietnam and the present-day brigades.

Current active brigades[edit]

A soldier of the 5/7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, previously part of the 1st Brigade, conducts fire and movement during training in 2001.

World War I[edit]

Light horse[edit]

A trooper of the 15th Light Horse Regiment, part of the 5th Light Horse Brigade

Infantry[edit]

Troops of the 5th Brigade at Picardie, France, 8 August 1918

World War II[edit]

Armoured[edit]

4th Armoured Brigade Matilda II and M3 Grant tanks firing small calibre weapons during a demonstration

Cavalry[edit]

Support Group[edit]

Motor[edit]

Infantry[edit]

An honour guard drawn from the 7th Brigade and 3rd Division in 1945

Garrison[edit]

  • 1st Garrison Brigade
  • 2nd Garrison Brigade
  • 3rd Garrison Brigade
  • 5th Garrison Brigade

Training[edit]

  • 1st Training Brigade
  • 2nd Division Infantry Training Brigade
  • 4th Training Brigade
  • 6th Training Brigade
  • 7th Training Brigade
  • 9th Training Brigade

Artillery[edit]

The following artillery formations were all called brigades by the army but with three batteries assigned they were only the size of an artillery regiment.

Anti Aircraft Artillery[edit]

Field Artillery[edit]

Medium Artillery[edit]

Heavy Artillery[edit]

Occupation of Japan[edit]

Troops from the 34th Brigade march through Saijo, Japan, in 1946

Vietnam[edit]

Further reading[edit]