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The Government has deployed Australian Defence Force personnel to operations overseas and within Australia to protect Australia and its national interests.

ADF members are actively protecting Australia's borders and offshore maritime interests.

Operational numbers

Numbers of Defence personnel on operation
Operation Location Personnel Government Mandate
Accordion Middle East Region 500 Ongoing
Aslan Sudan 25 Reviewed Annually
Manitou Middle East Region 10 Ongoing
Mazurka Egypt 27 Ongoing
Okra Middle East Region and Iraq 450 Ongoing
Paladin Israel/Lebanon 12 Reviewed Annually
Resolute Australian Maritime Interests 600 Ongoing
Highroad Afghanistan 300 Ongoing
Augury – Philippines Philippines 100 Reviewed Annually

Defence Global Operations Map