Defence Australia

Defence Australia


Official account of Australia’s Department of Defence. Home of the @Australian_Navy, @AustralianArmy, @AusAirForce and Defence APS. https://t.co/q85F6G9xL8

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To meet the expanding role and requirements of #YourADF , the #2020FSP  proposes an increase of 800 Australian Defence Force personnel and 250 public servants over the next 4 years ➡️ #ShapeDeterRespond  #2020DSU 

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The four F-35A Full Mission Simulators currently operational at @Aus_AirForce  Base Williamtown have been successfully upgraded by local experts to support the continued build-up of pilot training ✈ #YourADF  📖:

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120 personnel from #AusArmy 's 8th/9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment in Brisbane have deployed to the New South Wales border in support of the most recent outbreak of #COVID19  in neighbouring state Victoria. #OpCOVID19Assist  📖: @nswpolice  #YourADF 

Investments in Defence and the Australian Signals Directorate’s information & cyber capabilities will ensure we can share information reliably and securely. #2020DSU  #2020FSP  #ShapeDeterRespond  Learn more ➡️

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#AusNavy 's HMAS Parramatta will boast improved crew internet connectivity and other services when she emerges from her first significant maintenance period since mid-2018, following a strong year of deployments and achievements. 🚢 📖: @Australian_Navy 

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#YourADF medical teams have put their training to good use as part of the Victorian Government's response to the recent spike in #COVID19  cases in Melbourne, including conducting swabbing & preparing samples to pathology facilities. 😷 #OpCOVID19Assist  📖:

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Training, together 🤝 Watch as the latest trainees from the #AusArmy  Regimental Officer Basic Course refine their skills and knowledge as infantry commanders in combat, including Lieutenant Siaosi Vea from Tonga. TOAU#RegionalPartners  Turn your SOUND ON 🔊 @AustHCTonga 

#AusArmy soldiers are assisting @nswpolice  Officers at the border control point along the Hume Freeway in Albury. For daily #OpCOVID19Assist  operational updates, visit: #YourADF 

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#YourADF would like to thank all our international partners who have contributed their time, capability and personnel on #OpBushfireAssist  ?????????? From the ground to the air, Australia says thank you! @NZDefenceForce  @cybpionee @ModJapan_en @JASDF_PAO  @RfmfMedia  #PNGDF 

Over 100 @AustralianArmy  Reservists are working with local authorities to provide assistance in the wildlife recovery efforts on Kangaroo Island ?. #YourADF  have also set up shelters which provide an option of emergency accommodation for any residents impacted by the bushfires.

Here's something to brighten your day 🐨😍 @AustralianArmy  Lieutenant Colonel Amanda McLune tickles a Koala at the @KIWildlifePark , as #YourADF  continues to support with animal health activities on #OpBushfireAssist .

Due to the #bushfire  crisis, Defence has opened bases from Brisbane to Adelaide for the use of people needing short-term evacuation assistance. You can seek shelter at any Defence base in an emergency. For details: #AustraliaBushfires  #OpBushfireAssist 

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Aussie hospitality = VEGEMITE Our @USArmy  friends were not big fans, however they did enjoy the Tim Tams! Gotta Sabre the taste ? #USwithAUS  #TS19  #TalismanSabre 

Today, we reflect on the contribution made by all our past and present personnel who have displayed courage, discipline and self-sacrifice in choosing a life of service to their country. #AnzacDay2020  #StandAtDawn  #AnzacDay  #AnzacAtHome  #LestWeForget  #TYFYS 

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Defence is continuing to support Emergency Management Australia in firefighting efforts around the country by providing transport & other capabilities including aviation, logistics, engineering & accommodation. For #YourADF  updates, visit: #AustralianFires 

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