Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019

Learn about TS19, the importance of the exercise to preparing our military, how we involve the community and protect the environment on their website. TS19 is a bilateral combined Australian and United States (US) training activity.

The Environmental Report

The Environmental Report (ER) for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 (TS19) was released for public review and comment on Friday 12 April. The ER has been prepared to consider the environmental impact of the exercise under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

The ER can be downloaded from the TS19 website at http://www.defence.gov.au/Exercises/TS19/envreport.asp.

Defence is seeking comment from interested parties either through the ‘contact us’ page on the TS19 website or directly to hqjoc.exenvmgt@defence.gov.au.

While Defence will continue to receive and consider comments until the exercise commences on 11 July 2019, any comments received prior to 17 May 2019 will be addressed in a further report. This consultation report will also be published on the TS19 website for general information.

Freecall 1800 number

Defence has created a free call 1800 number if you have any questions about Talisman Sabre 2019 (TS19). It will operate from 25 June to 31 July 2019 and run 24/7.

The number is: 1800 426 352