Defence staff are helping Services Australia with the processing of Australian Government Disaster Relief Payment claims.
Private Daniel Saumaitoga said his deployment on Operation NSW Flood Assist offered lessons in mateship, teamwork and resilience.
The ADF established Operation NSW Flood Assist on March 23, as part of the Australian Government’s response to the NSW flood emergency.
Private John McKuong Dhuol came to Australia as a refugee when he was 18, and is currently supporting Operation NSW Flood Assist.
The commander of the ADF’s support to the flood recovery efforts in NSW has praised the work of all involved.
Lieutenant Kurt O’Neill, who grew up in Warrnambool on the Great Ocean Road, is helping communities in NSW recover.
More than 50 years of hard work by NSW oyster farmer James Ford, of Gumma, was washed away by the recent floods.
Navy has been involved in rescue, recovery and clean up efforts during Operation NSW Flood Assist.
Fifty-one members of the Air Force joined Army and Navy personnel on Operation NSW Flood Assist as tasks piled up.
Community leaders have expressed their thanks and appreciation for the work ADF personnel have been doing in their flood-affected communities.
Four engineers from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) are working alongside ADF personnel in the clean-up and recovery efforts in flood-a
For elderly Lower MacDonald residents are thankful for the depth of community support and assistance provided by the ADF and state emergency services...