A massive effort is taking place behind the scenes to meet energy needs in isolated Victorian communities.
It was all hands to the pumps as New Year's Eve flames licked at the base on the NSW south coast.
Distributing donated food to emergency service personnel across Victoria is no easy feat.
Firefighters from RAAF Base Richmond are supporting high-tempo helicopter operations to fight bushfires southwest of Sydney.
Navy divers and Army drivers have helped pull a ditched firefighting helicopter from a NSW reservoir.
All facets of Defence are being mobilised to help those Australians doing it tough.
The Alpine region of NSW is experiencing a joint-force effect as Army and Air Force engineers unite to build a section of a containment line in the
Due to the bushfire crisis, Defence has opened bases from Brisbane to Adelaide for the use of people needing short-term evacuation assistance.
RAAF Base East Sale is proving to be a nerve centre for Victorian relief operations.
Reservists are rolling up their sleeves for the mammoth task of making fire-affected areas safe again.
Army medics based on the NSW South Coast are dispensing plenty of professionalism and comfort.
The first of three Royal New Zealand Air Force helicopter have arrived in Australia to support the bushfire effort.