04/25/2017: HMAS Choules offloading troops and equipment. Amphibious ship HMAS Choules has arrived in the vicinity of the Keppel Islands to commence the offload of troops, vehicles and equipment to Yeppoon, Central Queensland.
More than 850 tonnes of heavy equipment and disaster relief stores are bound for Rockhampton to assist the Queensland government and local authorities in flood relief operations, if and when requested.
HMAS Choules will offload elements of the Australian Army’s 6th Engineer Support Regiment and supporting units including transport, medical and communications via LCM8 Landing craft from 35th Water Transport Squadron.
Credit: Ministry of Defense: April 11, 2017