NORFORCE, a unit of Indigenous and non-Indigenous soldiers, safeguards Australia's vast northern borders, covering 1.8 million square kilometers of coastline.


  1. Utilises ancient First Nations techniques for self-sufficiency.
  2. Primary peacetime role involves scanning the coastline for illegal vessels, border hoppers, and drug drops.
  3. Known for its camaraderie and diversity.
  4. Originated in WWII.
  5. Despite a complex history, maintains a relationship with remote Indigenous communities.