Australia

The Commonwealth of Australia plays a major role in the Coalition – as a leading contributor of troops training Iraqi forces; participant in airstrikes in Iraq and Syria; and significant humanitarian donor.

The threat of Daesh reaches out from Iraq and Syria across the Middle East to the entire international community. Australia will continue its strong contribution to addressing this shared challenge.

Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP


6 F/A-18s

conducting airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

A$273m

in humanitarian assistance in response to Iraq and Syria crises since 2011.

380

troops training Iraqi Army and advising and assisting Iraq’s Counter-Terrorism Service.

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