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Global Operations

The Government has approved the deployment of approximately 3300 Australian Defence Force personnel to 12 operations overseas and within Australia to protect Australia and its national interests.

Of these, approximately 400 ADF members are actively protecting Australia’s borders and offshore maritime interests.

 
approx pers
Afghanistan

Operation SLIPPER (Afghanistan)
Operation SLIPPER (Middle East)
Operation PALATE II

1550
800
2
Border Protection
Operation RESOLUTE

400
East Timor
Operation ASTUTE
Operation TOWER

400
4

Egypt
Operation MAZURKA

25
Iraq
Operation KRUGER
Operation RIVERBANK

33
2
Middle East
Operation PALADIN

12
Solomon Islands
Operation ANODE

80
Sudan
Operation AZURE
Operation HEDGEROW

17
8

PAST OPERATIONS


Year Ending:

2011
Operation YASI ASSIST | Operation QUEENSLAND FLOOD ASSIST | Operation Christchurch Assist | Operation Pacific Assist

2010
Operation HAITI ASSIST | Operation PAKISTAN ASSIST II

2009
Operation SAMOA ASSIST | Operation OUTREACH | Operation VIC FIRE ASSIST | Operation CATALYST | Indonesia (Operation PADANG ASSIST)

2008
Operation TESTAMENT | Operation KIRIBATI ASSIST | Operation PAPUA NEW GUINEA ASSIST

2007
Operation DELUGE

2006
Operation ACOLYTE | Operation RAMP | Operation PAKISTAN ASSIST | ADF support to Tonga | ADF support to Australian citizens in Fiji | Operation RELEX 2 | Operation CELESTA

2005
Operation CRANBERRY
| Operation SUMATRA ASSIST