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Alleged Sexual Assault at Royal Military College Duntroon

Saturday, 7 April 2012, 4:20 pm | Australian Defence Force

Brigadier David Luhrs, Commandant of the Royal Military College, today addressed the media in Canberra in response to allegations of sexual assault at a private residence on the Duntroon Garrison. More >>

Heartfelt homecoming for HMAS Parramatta

Saturday, 31 March 2012, 1:05 pm | Australian Defence Force

The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, joined the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon and the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett AM CSC RAN to welcome home HMAS Parramatta ... More >>

Australia and US host major international military conferenc

Saturday, 31 March 2012, 11:40 am | Australian Defence Force

Australia and the United States have hosted a major military planning conference in Sydney involving approximately 100 delegates from 35 countries. More >>

ADF Move to Next Phase of Flood Relief Efforts in NSW

Saturday, 10 March 2012, 6:56 pm | Australian Defence Force

ADF Move to Next Phase of Flood Relief Efforts in NSW Today the Australian Defence Force (ADF) enters the clean up and recovery phase of the operation to assist the people of Wagga Wagga. The Commander of the Task Force in Wagga Wagga, Colonel David ... More >>

Air Force delivers supplies to Lightning Ridge

Friday, 17 February 2012, 6:10 pm | Australian Defence Force

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130 Hercules has departed RAAF Base Richmond, assisting the New South Wales State Emergency Service by carrying essential supplies to the flood-affected community of Lightning Ridge in the state’s north. More >>

Super Hornets and Wedgetail arrive in Guam

Monday, 13 February 2012, 6:22 pm | Australian Defence Force

The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) newest capabilities have soared over the coastline of Guam on their first overseas mission together for 2012 during Exercise COPE NORTH. More >>

Security success in Uruzgan Province

Saturday, 11 February 2012, 1:10 pm | Australian Defence Force

Security success in Uruzgan Province During the past two months the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), particularly the Afghan National Army (ANA), mentored by Australia’s Mentoring Task Force – Three, has uncovered significant insurgent ... More >>

Defence strengthens flood relief effort

Friday, 10 February 2012, 7:29 pm | Australian Defence Force

Defence strengthens flood relief effort in south Queensland An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Emergency Support Force (ESF) has commenced operations in Roma, Mitchell and St George to assist in the flood clean up and recovery effort. Defence issued ... More >>

Michael Bryce to be patron for RAAF’s 75 Squad Association

Wednesday, 8 February 2012, 6:06 pm | Australian Defence Force

His Excellency Mr Michael Bryce AM AE accepts patronage for RAAF’s 75 Squadron Association More >>

ISF Troops head home from East Timor

Saturday, 4 February 2012, 12:35 pm | Australian Defence Force

ISF Troops head home from East Timor Around 325 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel serving with the Australian-led International Stabilisation Force (ISF) in East Timor will begin returning home to Australia this month following a four to eight month ... More >>

Farewell parade for Army members departing to Timor Leste

Monday, 30 January 2012, 2:39 pm | Australian Defence Force

The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, farewelled 171 members of the Timor Leste Task Group 4 preparing for deployment to Timor Leste on Operation Astute at a parade on Sunday. More >>

Largest RAN Sea Power Conference to date

Saturday, 28 January 2012, 7:54 pm | Australian Defence Force

Chief of Navy hosts largest RAN Sea Power Conference to date More than 1000 delegates representing 35 countries, including first time attendee Nigeria, will attend the largest Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Sea Power Conference in Sydney from 31 January ... More >>

Chief of Defence attends Intl Security Assistance meeting

Saturday, 21 January 2012, 12:36 pm | Australian Defence Force

The Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley has represented Australia the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Chiefs of Defence Staff International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) session on Afghanistan at NATO Headquarters in Brussels on ... More >>

Suspension of Aust Black Hawk flying operations:

Saturday, 21 January 2012, 11:33 am | Australian Defence Force

Army has temporarily suspended flying operations for the Black Hawk helicopters upon identifying a number of fractured bolts during a routine maintenance check. More >>

Soldiers return to Australia following disciplinary action

Monday, 16 January 2012, 10:03 am | Australian Defence Force

Eight soldiers who were returned to Tarin Kot after consuming alcohol during an organised trip to Dubai City on 10 January 2012 have arrived in Australia. More >>

Two Australian Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

Sunday, 15 January 2012, 4:49 pm | Australian Defence Force

Two Australian soldiers, one from Mentoring Task Force – Three, and one from Mentoring Task Force – Four, were wounded in action yesterday (Friday, 13 January 2012) when the Protected Mobility Vehicle (Bushmaster) they were travelling in was struck by ... More >>

Two Australian Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

Sunday, 15 January 2012, 4:49 pm | Australian Defence Force

Two Australian soldiers, one from Mentoring Task Force – Three, and one from Mentoring Task Force – Four, were wounded in action yesterday (Friday, 13 January 2012) when the Protected Mobility Vehicle (Bushmaster) they were travelling in was struck by ... More >>

Three Members of the ADF Sustain Wounds in Afghanistan

Thursday, 5 January 2012, 6:02 pm | Australian Defence Force

Three Australian Defence Force (ADF) members have been wounded in action when the Bushmaster they were travelling in struck an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). More >>

GEN Ma visit to Australia

Monday, 14 November 2011, 1:15 pm | Australian Defence Force

The Secretary of Defence, Mr Duncan Lewis, and Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal Mark Binskin, met with General Ma Xiaotian, Deputy Chief of General Staff, People’s Liberation Army in Canberra this week. The meeting was followed by a roundtable ... More >>

Update on Patrol Base Nasir Shooting Incident

Monday, 14 November 2011, 1:11 pm | Australian Defence Force

The three Australian soldiers seriously wounded by an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier in Tuesday’s shooting incident at Patrol Base Nasir have been aero medically evacuated to the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. They arrived on the ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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