Photographs of 5RAR's Farewell Parade Darwin prior to deployment to Timor-Leste.

In October 2008 5 RAR deployed to Timor Leste as Battle Group 5 on Operation Astute, as part of the International Stabilisation Force in East Timor. After handing over to 2 RAR, the Battalion returned to Australia in June 2009.

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