MIL-OSI Australia: Visit to Solomon Islands


Source: Australian Government – Minister of Defence

Today I will travel to Solomon Islands to represent Australia at events to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal and the 80th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Canberra.

I will be joined by Australia’s Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mark Hammond AM Royal Australian Navy.

Representatives from the Governments of the United States, Japan and New Zealand will also participate in commemorative events.