Air Force personnel took part in an operation to deter illegal fishing in the south-west Pacific, and helped five fishermen lost at sea get home.
HMAS Maitland has returned home after supporting the Solomon Islands’ efforts in border security and protecting regional fisheries.
The ADF has helped protect the fishing industries of island nations in the south-west Pacific region by taking part in a maritime surveillance oper
ADF personnel have undertaken maritime surveillance across more than 14 million square kilometres of ocean.
This Air Force officer has gone from Austria, to an ADF Gap Year, to training in the Pacific.
Air Force played an important role searching the South-West Pacific for illegal fishing.