Australian Defence Force training activity

Australian Defence Force personnel will conduct military drills in Sydney in November and December 2023.

The training will be conducted during the day and night.

The public should not be alarmed if they see or hear military vehicles or watercraft, or military personnel carrying weapons.

Paint and blank ammunition 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 November 2023 – 31 December 2023


New South Wales