Australian Defence Force training activity

Australian Defence Force personnel will conduct counter-terrorism training in the greater Perth metropolitan area and South-West region of Western Australia from October 2023 to July 2024.

The training will be conducted during the day and night.

The public should not be alarmed if they see or hear military watercraft, vehicles, unmanned aerial surveillance systems and military personnel carrying weapons.

Blank and paint ammunition and pyrotechnics may be used during some aspects of the training.

People who see the training should not be concerned that any of the locations are under any form of actual threat.

This essential training is vital to maintain Australia’s world-class military capability.

Defence is unable to provide media access or further information, including specific timings, regarding this training in order to protect operational tactics, techniques and procedures.



1 October 2023 – 31 July 2024


Greater Perth Metropolitan Area and South West region
Western Australia