The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Australia. It consists of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and several "tri-service" units. The ADF has a strength of just over 82,000 full-time personnel and active reservists and is supported by the Department of Defence and several other civilian agencies.
The Prime Minister has deployed the 3,000 Australian Defence Force reserves to help with bushfire assistance. The reservists will help deliver relief supplies, assist evaucations, assist with opening.. SBS - Published
Authorties warn fires ravaging the state could continue to burn for at least another eight weeks, as the Australian Defence Force makes a desperate dash to rescue people trapped in the town of Omeo. The Age - Published