Three comprehensive histories have been written about the Royal Military College, Duntroon:

Lee, Colonel J.E, DUNTROON. The Royal Military College of Australia. 1911-1946, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1952.

Coulthard-Clark, Chris. DUNTROON. The Royal Military College of Australia 1911-1986, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1986.

Moore, Darren, DUNTROON. The Royal Military College of Australia 1911-2001, Australian Military History Publications, Sydney, 2001.

The Fox Report – Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Royal Military College, dated 24 April 1970

The Fox Report is at this fox report – committee of inquiry.

Other references to life at the College can be found in the following:

Cobley, Colonel Phillip, The Final Tally, 1969-2009, The London Press, London, 2009.

Cullinan, Patrick, White Sherpas. Reaching the top with the Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition, Echo Books, Canberra, 2013.

Evans, Peter, Half a mile in thirty years : from Duntroon to Russell, Barrallier Books, Canberra, 2018.

Jones, C.A, Chapter 2: RMC Duntroon, Class of 1969-72, in In the Dreaming, Saigon, 2005.

Molan, Jim, Running the War in Iraq, Harper Collins, Sydney, 2008.

Rayner, Harry, Scherger, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1984.

Rayward, R.J, More than a mere Bravo: Duntroon Slang 1930-1980, Occasional Paper No.14, English Department, University College, ADFA.

Robinson, Godfrey, The Decades of a Duntroon Bastard, Neptune Press, Belmont (Victoria), 1980.

Solomon, G.D, A Poor Sort of Memory, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1978.

Stone, Gary, with Breen, Bob, Duntroon to Dili : mayhem and miracles, traumatic stress and trust in God, Barrallier Books, Canberra, 2014.


Royal Military College, Duntroon at

The Duntroon Society at

Youtube video at

Royal Military College, Duntroon – Digger History at

Royal Military College Duntroon – Fact Sheet 165 at

In 1970, Four Corners broadcast a program on Duntroon. It can be viewed at

For more on customs, traditions, badges and so on, the following reference is highly recommended:

Terrett, L.I and Taubert, S.C, Preserving Our Proud Heritage. The Customs and Traditions of the Australian Army, Big Sky Publishing, Sydney, 2015.