Summaries of Australia's peace operations

Since 1947, Australian defence personnel, police and civilians have been involved in United Nations (UN) missions and other multinational peace operations. Most recently, thousands of Australians have been deployed in anti-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan, the Middle East and South West Africa.

Learn more about some of the operations that have involved Australia.

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Last updated: 17 October 2022

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DVA (Department of Veterans' Affairs) (2022), Summaries of Australia's peace operations, DVA Anzac Portal, accessed 29 May 2023,
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