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Author Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade. Defence Sub-Committee

Title Report on the visit of the Defence Sub-committee of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade to North Queensland and the Torres Strait, August 1991 / the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, [1992]
©1992

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Description viii, 26 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Series Parliamentary paper ; no. 390 of 1991
Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 1991, no. 390
Contents Townsville -- 11 Brigade -- Area of operations -- Training -- Exercise Kangaroo 89 -- Operational readiness -- Equipment -- Resources -- 31 Battalion Royal Queensland Regiment -- 3 Brigade -- Training -- Facilities -- 1 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment -- Exercise Puk Puk -- RAAF Townsville -- 5 Aviation Regiment -- Capability -- Operational Support Group -- Cairns -- HMAS Cairns -- Patrol boat Fleet -- Other roles -- Future expansion of the Base -- Vulnerability to cyclones -- Royal Australian Naval Reserve (RANR) -- 51 Battalion The Far North Queensland Regiment -- Australian Customs Service Cairns -- Surveillance of the Torres Strait -- Coastwatch -- Thursday Island -- C Coy FNQR Depot -- Royal Australian Naval Reserve (RANR) -- Meeting with Mr Getano Lui (Jnr) --Torres Strait -- Meeting with Mr Donald Banu, Boigu Island -- Meeting with Mr Terry Waia, Saibai Island -- Yorke Island -- Bamaga -- Weipa -- Comalco -- B Coy 51 FNQR Depot -- RAAF Scherger
Summary Report of a visit by the Defence Sub-committee of the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade to North Queensland and the Torres Strait. The aim of the tour was to enhance Members' appreciation of: (a) the operation of an Army reserve formation in our northern region; (b) a regular force which is held on a high degree of operational readiness to meet contingencies which might arise wih little or no warning; and (c) other units of the Australian Defence Force in the North Queensland region
Notes Chairman: C. Schacht
Also published as Parliamentary Paper no. 390/1991
Commonwealth of Australia 1992
Subject Australia. Australian Defence Force -- Operational readiness.
Australia. Australian Army.
Australia. Australian Defence Force.
Military bases -- Australia -- Queensland.
Military bases -- Torres Strait.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Queensland.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Torres Strait Region
Australia -- Defenses.
Author Schacht, Chris, 1946-
ISBN 0644242825 paperback