Australian Defence Force

How Bridget Clinch took on workplace discrimination in the military and won

<i>How did Bridget Clinch challenge workplace discrimination at the Australian Defence Force and lead on massive change in the process?</i><p><i>We find out in</i> …

LGBTQI

Papua New Guinea's defence force deploy 440 troops to highland's stop violence

Papua New Guinea's defence force has deployed 440 troops to stop landowner violence and unrest in the country's highlands.<p>The soldiers will go to the …

Papua New Guinea

Australian space capabilities would boost our Five Eyes role: Former astronaut

Defence is the space industry's biggest customer, says Pamela Melroy, so the Australian Space Agency must work closely with them. But first, it must …

Technology (Australia)

Thales Australia seeks CIO

French multinational defence contractor Thales is seeking a new chief information officer for its Australian division.<p>The successful candidate will …

Technology (Australia)

Broncos named four on Origin eve

Stephanie Hancock, Chelsea Lenarduzzi, Jayme Fressard and Julia Robinson join Chelsea Baker, Tallisha Harden, Kody House, Meg Ward, Ali Brigginshaw, …

Sport (Australia)

ADF touch base with The Hague

The Australian Defence Force has officially notified the International Criminal Court in The Hague of its investigation into possible war crimes …

Australian News

Australia tipped to buy British naval frigates in $35 billion deal with old partner

The move would firm up the partnership with a key ally at a time of international political uncertainty.

Military

Corporate high flyer enjoys career sea change

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm's ship came in the day he left the corporate world to pursue a career with the Royal Australian Navy.<p>As the National Sales …

Northern Territory

Thales tapped to upgrade Australia’s Collin-class submarine sonar systems

Manufacturing and integration work will be carried out at Thales’s underwater systems center of excellence in Rydalmere, Western Sydney, supporting …

Military

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

WEX 2018 will be held from Sunday 9 September to Friday 14 September 2018.<p><b>WEX 2018 applications are now open. Completed application forms must be</b> …

Indigenous Australians

Austal, ASC tipped to be thrown lifeline for $35b frigate build

Home-grown shipbuilders Austal and ASC are tipped to be brought into the build for Australia's new fleet of nine frigates, helping the Turnbull …

Military

City celebrates HMAS Ararat (II) visit

The crew of HMAS <i>Ararat</i> (II) celebrated 75 years of association with its city namesake by exercising its right to Freedom of Entry to Ararat, Victoria …

Australia

Probe into killing of Afghan boy

Allegations soldiers failed to ­report the death of a shepherd boy and the wounding of another have been investigated by the ­inquiry probing claims …

Afghanistan

Dutch to Shift Troop Deployment from Mali to Afghanistan

The Netherlands is to stop sending troops to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali and will shift focus to beef up operations in Afghanistan, the …

U.S. Military

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

SYDNEY: Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to …

Papua New Guinea

Australian soldiers fly Nazi swastika flag over their military vehicle in Afghanistan

A picture has emerged of the moment that a group of Australian soldiers in Afghanistan raised a Nazi swastika flag over their military vehicle.<p>The …

Australia

Australian soldiers killed Afghan amputee then drank beer from his prosthetic leg

Australian troops killed an Afghan amputee and kept his prosthetic leg as a souvenir, which they took back to Perth and drank beer from, an …

Special Forces

Crikey Worm: ‘Mafia style’ plot at war crimes inquiry

Good morning, early birds. Witnesses at an Australian war crimes inquiry have been hit with blackmail and threats. Plus, Melbourne comedian Eurydice …

Australian News

Left

Phryne hosts a tennis tournament. A murder investigation reveals Phryne’s hidden fear.<p>Preview | 30s<p>Add to Watchlist<p>Preview | 30s<p>A hotel concierge is …

Watchlist

Australian submarine sonar systems begin $407 million upgrade

June 14 (UPI) -- Australia's submarine fleet will receive sonar system upgrades with a $173 million contract with Thales Australia, the the company …

Military

Chief of Navy inspects Navy’s newest officers

The Royal Australian Navy has graduated 140 officers from the Naval College at HMAS <i>Creswell</i> after their successful completion of 20 weeks of initial …

Military

Club test: elder abuse | Paddy Manning

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day didn’t turn out too badly at the Concordia Club in Tempe in Sydney’s inner south, with fine weather and a spot of …

Australia

Threatening letter sent to soldier was 'isolated incident': Marise Payne

The Australian Defence Force says the threat was a "criminal offence" that has now been referred to the police.

Special Forces

Defence Chief trusts special forces '100 per cent', after questions on threat sent to SAS witness

The Defence Force Chief has no concerns about rogue elements in the special forces.<p>The Inspector-General of the Defence Force (IGADF) is conducting a …

Special Forces

'Vile and distressing' moment Australian soldiers flew a Nazi swastika flag over their military vehicle in Afghanistan sparks outrage

• <b>Disturbing images show Australian soldiers flying a Nazi flag in Afghanistan</b>• <b><br>The swastika symbol was hoisted above Australian Defence vehicle in</b> …

Special Forces

Turnbull condemns Army vehicle's Nazi flag

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has slammed a Nazi swastika flag which flew on an Australian Army vehicle in Afghanistan as completely and utterly …

Malcolm Turnbull

Lost in space: Australian industry must answer US call to reach for the stars

Sometimes the future arrives overnight. Take SpaceX's February launch, when spent sections of the rocket guided themselves back from the edge of …

Space Exploration

Toxic ACID linked to cancer is discovered in five areas at an active NSW Airforce base

• <b>Toxic chemicals have been found in and around an active air base in Sydney</b>• <b><br>Department of Defence revealed details of investigation into acid</b> …

Military

'I don't get it': Richard Marles laments Australia's lack of interest in space discoveries

“These are capabilities which are ... very likely going to answer this question and do so in the next 10 to 15 years,” Mr Marles said.<p>Mr Marles, who …

Australian News

NZ investigates SAS Afghanistan raid

As the Australian Defence Force looks into allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan, its New Zealand counterpart is carrying out its own probe into …

New Zealand