Tag Archives: Operation COVID-19 Assist

Support to Solomon Islands on show

RAAF pilot Squadron Leader Justin Della Bosca gives Solomon Islands Government officials a tour inside a C-27J Spartan aircraft at Honiara international airport, Solomon Islands. Photo: Corporal Jarrod McAneney.

Solomon Islands Government officials recently visited Australia’s support team in Honiara to better understand how the Australian Government was assisting the island nation’s COVID-19 response.

Prepared for high-risk weather season

Lieutenant Misty Evans, of the 31st/42nd Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment, briefs Queensland Polica and Queensland Fire and Emergency Service personnel on ADF search activity. Photo: Warrant Officer Class 2 Neil Ruskin

Days before an exercise to test their search-and-rescue skills, soldiers from the 31st/42nd Battalion, Royal Queensland Regiment (31/42RQR), found themselves on an urgent community-aid task, assisting police and SES to search for a missing Queensland man near Mackay.