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Tag: Australian Defence Force

ADF helicopters take to the skies around Newcastle, Williamtown

Australian Defence Force helicopters and personnel will conduct increased flying activities in Newcastle and RAAF Base Williamtown this week.

Defence Reparation abuse reports still increasing, but clock is ticking

In the past decade, the Australian Defence Force has recognised that it has a long and shameful history of allowing its members, often whilst still children, to be physically and sexually abused.

Tomago-based Varley signs $41 million ADF contract

Varley’s new $41 million contract with the federal government is expected to strengthen the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) deployable infrastructure capability.

NSW flood emergency response scrutinised

An independent investigation will scrutinise the emergency response to the catastrophic flood crisis in NSW amid plenty of criticism.

Seventy-three fines issued in Hunter

The week-long lockdown imposed on NSW regions last weekend will be reviewed by crisis cabinet as the COVID-19 outbreak gripping the state entrenches itself in rural communities.

ADF joins police in Newcastle

The Australian Defence Force will join the NSW Police Force in Newcastle today, as part of an expansion of the COVID-19 welfare and compliance activities across NSW.

Sergeant Bert’s million dollar walk

102-year-old Bert Le Merton has not let his age stop him from raising more than $111,000 for a cause that is close to his heart. The Lake Macquarie-based World War II veteran has...

Sir Peter Cosgrove shares thoughts on Afghanistan probe amid visit to Maitland

General Sir Peter Cosgrove believes the SAS soldiers at the heart of the Afghanistan war crimes probe should be put through the most rigorous inquiry. Speaking at Maitland Libraries’ Look Who’s Talking Program...
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