Team Rubicon Australia (TRA) unites the skills and experiences of Australian Defence Force veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams around the globe. We are just getting started.
Our mission: To stand-up the pre-eminent disaster response organisation in the Pacific Rim and in doing so change the narrative around the Australian Veteran. “
What’s with the name?
Emphasizes the organization's military ethos of small, cohesive units.
The river in northeastern Italy, that divided the Roman Republic from Gaul.
What’s with the logo?
SERVICE above self is the driving force behind all of Team Rubicon’s operational activity. Our actions are characterized by the constant pursuit to prevent or alleviate human suffering and restore human dignity – we help people on their worst days.
Tenacity: We conduct all operations carrying forth the same grit, determination, courage, and strength of purpose that Team Rubicon was born with.
Impartiality: We make no restrictions based on ethnic origin, nationality, political allegiance, military background, religion, gender, or sexuality. We deliver aid prioritized by need and accept and develop members who maximize our effectiveness, period.
Collaboration: To promote effectiveness, we build relationships with outstanding people and organizations. We partner with exceptional entities that are aligned with our core mission and increase our overall capacity to serve.
Accountability: We earn trust and confidence by maximizing our impact and maintaining fiscal and operational transparency. Critical evaluation ensures the welfare of beneficiaries and members; effectiveness of operations; efficient use of funding; and good governance.
Innovation: Established norms beg to be tested. We creatively leverage resources to meet the needs of the ever-changing disaster landscape while respectfully pushing against dated practices, always striving to provide greater service to those in need.