AUSTRALIAN Defence Force (ADF) members and their families have been welcomed to new posting locations across the country, with a series of events over the weekend including Welcome to Katherine and Welcome to HMAS Cerberus over the weekend.
Joint Media Release
Prime Minister - The Hon Scott Morrison MP
The Government will request the Governor-General revoke the current compulsory Call Out of the Australian Defence Force Reserves with effect from 7 February 2020.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac Class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has departed from her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia to the Middle East.
Toowoomba is the 68th rotation of a Royal Australian Navy ship to the region since 1990.
TOM TILLEY: Australia has about 300 personnel in Iraq and in just a few days, HMAS Toowoomba will depart for a monitoring mission in the Straits of Hormuz. Defence Minister Linda Reynolds joins us from Canberra. Minister, thank you so much for joining us.
LUKE GRANT: As you know, there's been an attack today in the Middle East on some US bases. We understand from US President Trump via social media, he'll respond and speak to the American people sometime over the next several hours.