ADF to support PNGDF COVID-19 response

Fourteen Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel will be travelling to Port Moresby to assist the PNG Defence Force response efforts to the current COVID-19 situation.

This support is part of a commitment made by Australia’s Chief of Defence to the Papua New Guinea Chief of Defence.

The augmentation team will join six other ADF personnel who will be tasked with assisting the PNGDF with planning, training and education for the PNGDF response to the current COVID-19 situation.

The 14 ADF personnel are scheduled to arrive in Port Moresby tomorrow, 27th October, 2021.

Press Release