Reflection – Kate Mottram – Operation Bugden

Reflection – Kate Mottram – Operation Bugden

In October 2019 I was asked to join an operation reconnaissance trip (ORT) to Casino NSW with Team Rubicon Australia (TRA) regarding the firestorm that had hit Rappville in the first week of October. I had no idea what an ORT was but when I was told it was near Casino...
Give with Dual Purpose

Give with Dual Purpose

With Disaster Relief Australia, your dollar does double time. Not only are you able to help communities devastated by disaster, you are also supporting Australian Veterans find purpose through service. DONATE
Adam Moss Military Veteran

Adam Moss Military Veteran

Every time I put on a ‘Team Rubicon Australia’ (now DRA) shirt I am humbled by the fact that I am about to be surrounded by the best men and women this country has to offer. It just so happens that they are also putting on a Team Rubicon Australia shirt. I am...
Drew Franklin Military Veteran

Drew Franklin Military Veteran

You’d have to be living under a rock at the back of a deep cave to not know about our bushfire crisis this summer. The whole world is talking about it. As a city-dweller I felt isolated from the experience that those in the thick of it were having. I really...
Damien Haines, Brisbane DRT

Damien Haines, Brisbane DRT

I first heard about Team Rubicon Australia, (now Disaster Relief Australia) through friends who had gone on deployments. I am not a veteran but I really wanted to ‘give it a go’ and help out those less fortunate than me. Even though I am a civilian, I felt really...

Post-Action Report Operation Bayanihan Benguet, Philippines

Foreword by Disaster Relief Australia CEO Geoff Evans Operation Bayanihan (named after a Filipino custom derived from “bayan”, which means nation, town or community), achieved its intended dual aims of fostering relationships to facilitate rapid entry into the...