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Crisis situations and environmental catastrophes

Humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters are an unfortunate reality of the world in which we live.

OPSTAR is always prepared to assist our emergency management partners, both domestically and internationally, when the need arises. The scenes of such emergencies are often complex, high risk and produce unpredictable situations for responders. OPSTAR is able to deploy its command, control, communications, and intelligence systems along with its heavy rescue assets to assist victims and safeguard the lives of rescuers.

Media Releases

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OPSTAR Supports Defence Bushfire Assistance

OPSTAR’s specialist Aviation Search and Rescue Team at HMAS Albatross, near Nowra NSW, supported the increased level of operations at the base.
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OPSTAR participate in Navy ‘Crashex’

An OPSTAR specialist Aviation Search and Rescue team recently participated in HMAS Albatross’s crash exercise, known as ‘Crashex’.
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OPSTAR featured in Australian Aviation Magazine

OPSTAR provides the Flightdeck Operational Support Team (FDOST), the Ships Medical Emergency Team (SMET) and the ships Paramedic.
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Multi-Day Ettrema Gorge Search Successful

OPSTAR has assisted in a large-scale search in the Ettrema Gorge Wilderness Area for two missing bushwalkers.
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OPSTAR partners with GWS Giants AFLW team

OPSTAR is proud to partner with the GWS Giants as the clubs official AFL Women’s physiotherapist and trainers partner.
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