Cases heard by the Australian Defence Force tribunal in 2020 have laid bare a disturbing environment beset by physical and...

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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...

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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.

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17th Jan. 2021 2:01 PM

When David died, his best mate wrote him a heartbreaking note. Now the tragic aftermath of the saga has finally been...

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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...

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12th Dec. 2020 3:12 PM

HANDS OFF OUR MEDALS: A former commando has spoken out against a request to revoke special forces medals

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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23rd Nov. 2020 1:11 PM

In “hindsight” Australia was overly reliant on special forces in Afghanistan, a mistake military advisers must “own”, the...

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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...

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22nd Nov. 2020 6:11 AM

It comes following recent allegations that both Afghani citizens and prisoners were unlawfully killed.

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21st Nov. 2020 4:11 PM

As the ADF grapples with its “moral authority” now in tatters, two former Townsville soldiers turned special operators...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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19th Nov. 2020 1:11 PM

An experienced soldier has detailed historic hazing rituals within the ADF including making recruits strip off...

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19th Nov. 2020 7:11 AM

DEFENCE force responds to rumours that training exercises caused loud ‘explosion near Tara’.

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17th Nov. 2020 4:11 PM

Defence insiders have made ­explosive claims surrounding the “defunct” Taipan helicopters, revealing the reason why the...

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11th Nov. 2020 9:11 AM

A long-awaited report into alleged war crimes by Australian troops touches on ‘highly sensitive’ matters, Prime Minister...

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07th Nov. 2020 2:11 PM

The ADF has bolstered its national security efforts with the introduction of specialist roles amid malicious cyber attacks...

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19th Oct. 2020 11:10 AM

“This is an excellent opportunity to find out about the important role cyber operators play,” Linda Reynolds.

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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...

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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

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23rd Sept. 2020 4:09 PM

Jet engine maintenance business TAE Aerospace is working to bring more jobs across to its new facilities

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31st Aug. 2020 11:08 AM

As workers fill office buildings and children head off to school; they are oblivious to the lethal, modern warfare taking...

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26th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM

“You should not be concerned that any of the locations are under any form of actual threat.”

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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.

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18th Aug. 2020 7:08 PM

WHEN Australian Defence Force personnel go on overseas deployment, their families usually know when they’re coming home –...

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09th Aug. 2020 5:08 AM

Researcher Dr Amy Johnson says not enough is being done for defence families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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05th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM

A recent report has found thousands of ex-service personnel are battling homelessness

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04th Aug. 2020 4:08 PM

THE North Queensland Cowboys have unveiled their heart-on-sleeve tribute to the Australian Defence Force Community.

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04th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM

WATCH: An elderly woman was rescued from a popular national park on Saturday night after sustaining significant injuries.

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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...

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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...

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20th July 2020 5:07 PM

An inquiry into unacceptable behaviour in defence has been released, finding a number of changes are needed at recruit...

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14th July 2020 6:07 PM

A damning investigation has uncovered a horrific mass shooting of civilians in Afghanistan – with Australian soldiers...

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14th July 2020 1:07 PM

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds will today say that China has not contributed positively to the safety and security of the...

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02nd July 2020 12:07 PM

Tin Can Bay residents are reporting "explosions" shake "houses in their stumps"

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22nd June 2020 3:06 PM

Witnessing police and military troops protect Queensland’s borders from the coronavirus has proved an unlikely opportunity...

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16th June 2020 12:06 PM

A Sunshine Coast Flight Lieutenant has soared into the history books while on deployment to combat a terrorist threat...

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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...

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21st May 2020 8:05 AM