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Tag: Australian Defence Force

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...

Removing the red zone: Five years on

It’s been a long, tortuous battle spanning five years, and still Lindsay Clout is fighting for his community. President of the Coalition Against PFAS, the Fullerton Cove resident wants the ‘red zone,’ which...

Diggers in Afghanistan: Where did it go wrong?

OPINION: Joel Fitzgibbon. As we flew into Afghanistan’s Oruzgan Province, the pilot had the C-130 hugging the mountain range to avoid surface-to-air missiles. Another in the cockpit had his trigger-finger on a red button,...

Sir Peter Cosgrove to land in Maitland

One of Australia’s most decorated soldiers, General Sir Peter Cosgrove is bringing his book tour to Maitland. The event is a part of Maitland Libraries’ popular Look Who’s Talking Program. Having won the Military...