As a raging inferno threatened Canberra suburbs for the first time in 17 years, soldiers teamed up with ACT police going door-to-door to keep residents aware of the situation and give advice.
The Army’s small number of veterinary officers have been in high demand during Operation Bushfire Assist.
Artillerymen from the Army Reserve’s 9th Regiment proved they can turn their hand to almost anything when they were tasked with searching the bushfire-damaged forests near Cooma for koalas in need of help.
Royal Australian Navy engineers, contractors and their families who cut short their Christmas break to support Operation Bushfire Assist have been recognised for their contribution.
On New Year’s Eve, smoke wafted from a tobacco pipe at the Taji Military Complex north of Baghdad to mark another year gone and a new one’s beginning.
It was a proud moment for one Army officer when she gave the Prime Minister a guided tour of her unit’s medical set-up on January 22.
What would Australia Day be without a game of cricket in the blazing sunshine?
A woman tore into the Cobargo relief centre on January 21, grabbing towels and saying her daughter was in labour.
HMAS Canberra played a starring role in Sydney’s Australia Day celebrations as the centrepiece of the traditional Salute to Australia on Sydney Harbour.
Soldiers are swinging chainsaws and brush cutters as they clear the way in the rugged Namadgi National Park for the ACT’s Emergency Services Agency.