Link to the ADF OPBUSHFIRE ASSIST 2019 / 20. It covers what the ADF are / have been doing and is updated daily. Operation Bushfire Assist 2019-2020 | Defence News A quick update on the internationals: The New Zealand Defence Force and the Singapore Armed Forces are providing support through military assets and personnel. Two Singapore Armed Forces CH-47 Chinooks have deployed to RAAF Base East Sale to support operations in Victoria. Three New Zealand helicopters have arrived and are now available for tasking. Thirty New Zealand Army engineers and their equipment arrived at Kangaroo Island on January 9 and have integrated with Australian Army elements providing assistance. NZDF are sending an Environmental Health Team, a Primary Health Care Team and a Chaplain to Kangaroo Island today. (NZDEFMIN) The Papua New Guinea Defence Force contingent will be formed around military engineers and will combine with Australian Army personnel from the Townsville-based 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment. These personnel regularly train and exercise together, both in Papua New Guinea and Australia. The combined team will be attached to Joint Task Force 646 and expected to operate out of country Victoria. We have accepted the Republic of Fiji’s offer to provide a platoon of engineers, who will work alongside ADF personnel operating out of East Gippsland. Defence has received additional offers from other international partners and expects these to be progressively developed as need and circumstances evolve.