The Royal Australian Air Force has surpassed 850,000 flying hours with the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft.
Following Tropical Cyclone Seroja, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) is providing support to cyclone-affected communities of Western Australia.
Cattle stranded by floodwaters may soon receive help from above, thanks to airdrop trials at RAAF Base Richmond.
Warrant Officer Stuart Matthews was awarded the Federation Star and Fifth Clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal.
The 50th rotation of those tireless technicians who keep the C-130 Hercules in top shape has been achieved at Australia's main operating base.