Petty Officer Evelyn Villalon, who grew up in Canberra, is currently on active duty in the Middle East as a member of the crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Anzac.
The five Australian soldiers killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan have returned home to their families and comrades.
It is with deep regret that the Australian Defence Force confirms that Lance Corporal Mervyn McDonald and Private Nathanael Galagher were killed on Operations in Afghanistan on 30 August 2012. More »
Australia will acquire the Growler electronic warfare system for Super Hornet which will give the Australian Defence Force the ability to jam the electronics systems of aircraft and land-based radars and communications systems.
In a significant step towards providing more easily discoverable information, Defence provides new pathways to information on our website through the Information Publication Scheme pages and documents released under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 which are now available online.
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In keeping with improved accountability within Department of Defence, from 20 January 2012, Hot Issue Briefs submitted to the Minister for Defence by the Department of Defence will be publicly released.
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