Cases heard by the Australian Defence Force tribunal in 2020 have laid bare a disturbing environment beset by physical and...
24th Jan. 2021 9:01 AM
Four Townsville-based MRH-90 Taipan helicopters and their crews will return home after serving in cyclone recovery in the...
21st Jan. 2021 10:01 AM
The brother of a soldier who suicided in 2009 claims the ADF embarked on an orchestrated plan to cover up the truth.
17th Jan. 2021 2:01 PM
The surveillance from Townsville down to the Fraser Coast included helicopters and radiation detection cameras
22nd Dec. 2020 12:12 PM
When David died, his best mate wrote him a heartbreaking note. Now the tragic aftermath of the saga has finally been...
17th Dec. 2020 2:12 PM
The Federal Government had no basis to suppress a report that was critical of a $2.2bn arms deal involving Army’s Hawkei, a...
12th Dec. 2020 3:12 PM
HANDS OFF OUR MEDALS: A former commando has spoken out against a request to revoke special forces medals
02nd Dec. 2020 1:12 PM
Corporal Ian Turner took his life in the grip of PTSD. His widow has expressed her hurt at the ADF’s plan to potentially...
02nd Dec. 2020 10:12 AM
Amid a public backlash, top Defence officials have walked back a decision to revoke a unit citation given to special forces...
30th Nov. 2020 6:11 PM
They’re among Australia’s best and brightest - elite individuals willing to sacrifice everything for the greater good. And...
25th Nov. 2020 2:11 PM
The tight-knit veteran community has been shocked after a spate of suicides in the past three weeks, including two men who...
24th Nov. 2020 12:11 PM
It’s imperative that if anyone is feeling isolated or distressed at the moment, that they don’t go through it alone.
23rd Nov. 2020 1:11 PM
In “hindsight” Australia was overly reliant on special forces in Afghanistan, a mistake military advisers must “own”, the...
22nd Nov. 2020 9:11 AM
The role of military chiefs who allegedly allowed a ‘Lord of the Flies syndrome’ within the Special Forces in Afghanistan...
22nd Nov. 2020 6:11 AM
It comes following recent allegations that both Afghani citizens and prisoners were unlawfully killed.
21st Nov. 2020 4:11 PM
As the ADF grapples with its “moral authority” now in tatters, two former Townsville soldiers turned special operators...
20th Nov. 2020 7:11 AM
Sky News host Andrew Bolt says the official report into alleged Australian war crimes in Afghanistan “is even worse, more...
19th Nov. 2020 7:11 PM
Liberal Senator Jim Molan says “it’s responsible to remember the emotional side” of what Australia’s Chief of Defence Force...
19th Nov. 2020 6:11 PM
Australia’s defence cheif has revealed his big fear after an explosuve report on alleged war crimes by Australia soldiers...
19th Nov. 2020 1:11 PM
An experienced soldier has detailed historic hazing rituals within the ADF including making recruits strip off...
19th Nov. 2020 7:11 AM
DEFENCE force responds to rumours that training exercises caused loud ‘explosion near Tara’.
17th Nov. 2020 4:11 PM
Defence insiders have made explosive claims surrounding the “defunct” Taipan helicopters, revealing the reason why the...
11th Nov. 2020 9:11 AM
A long-awaited report into alleged war crimes by Australian troops touches on ‘highly sensitive’ matters, Prime Minister...
07th Nov. 2020 2:11 PM
The ADF has bolstered its national security efforts with the introduction of specialist roles amid malicious cyber attacks...
19th Oct. 2020 11:10 AM
“This is an excellent opportunity to find out about the important role cyber operators play,” Linda Reynolds.
10th Oct. 2020 8:10 AM
A grief stricken mother of a veteran who suicided believes her family is being “shafted” by a new commission reviewing...
07th Oct. 2020 7:10 AM
TOOWOOMBA police will be expected to do more overtime and more shifts on the border when the ADF troopers are sent home
23rd Sept. 2020 4:09 PM
Jet engine maintenance business TAE Aerospace is working to bring more jobs across to its new facilities
31st Aug. 2020 11:08 AM
A veteran turned civilian plumber reflects on personal torment after leaving military life
27th Aug. 2020 4:08 AM
As workers fill office buildings and children head off to school; they are oblivious to the lethal, modern warfare taking...
26th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM
“You should not be concerned that any of the locations are under any form of actual threat.”
25th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM
A Bowen veteran says all he could do was focus on the enemy as he fought for his country in the Battle of Long Tan.
18th Aug. 2020 7:08 PM
WHEN Australian Defence Force personnel go on overseas deployment, their families usually know when they’re coming home –...
09th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM
Researcher Dr Amy Johnson says not enough is being done for defence families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
05th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM
An ADF member could face discharge after blowing three times the limit
04th Aug. 2020 5:08 PM
A recent report has found thousands of ex-service personnel are battling homelessness
04th Aug. 2020 4:08 PM
THE North Queensland Cowboys have unveiled their heart-on-sleeve tribute to the Australian Defence Force Community.
04th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM
WATCH: An elderly woman was rescued from a popular national park on Saturday night after sustaining significant injuries.
28th July 2020 2:07 PM
TWO local defence bases are set to receive significant upgrades as part of a $3 billion investment into the refresh of...
21st July 2020 5:07 AM
A former cadet sentenced to jail for sending a secret video of a drunken threesome is using Snapchat to appeal the...
20th July 2020 5:07 PM
Flight Lieutenant Paige Starwick is the first of her family to join the ADF.
19th July 2020 5:07 AM
An inquiry into unacceptable behaviour in defence has been released, finding a number of changes are needed at recruit...
14th July 2020 6:07 PM
A damning investigation has uncovered a horrific mass shooting of civilians in Afghanistan – with Australian soldiers...
14th July 2020 1:07 PM
Councillors are lobbying for Bowen to be considered as a potential location for the Federal Government's newest base.
11th July 2020 5:07 AM
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds will today say that China has not contributed positively to the safety and security of the...
02nd July 2020 12:07 PM
Tin Can Bay residents are reporting "explosions" shake "houses in their stumps"
22nd June 2020 3:06 PM
Witnessing police and military troops protect Queensland’s borders from the coronavirus has proved an unlikely opportunity...
16th June 2020 12:06 PM
A helping hand to thank their hosts for their stay.
04th June 2020 2:06 PM
A Sunshine Coast Flight Lieutenant has soared into the history books while on deployment to combat a terrorist threat...
03rd June 2020 12:06 AM
Victorians were so eager to dob in restriction rule-breakers local police had to bring in the Australian Defence Force to...
21st May 2020 8:05 AM