Australia Deploys Hundreds of Troops and Helicopters to Enforce COVID Crackdown in Sydney

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Australian Defence Force (ADF) troops arrived in Sydney over the weekend and began going door to door on Monday to ensure that residents are complying with the latest lockdown orders. Approximately 300 soldiers were reportedly deployed in New South Wales (NSW) to help police enforce the new COVID crackdown.

Police helicopters have also been seen in the area blaring warnings.

One video reposted by Australian journalist Avi Yemini shows a man saying “what the f–k” before showing helicopters flying overhead warning the public.

The Daily Mail reported that in Sydney’s western suburbs residents saw police helicopters hovering overhead while sounding sirens and broadcasting the message, “This is public health order —do not break rules —you will be found and fines issued.”

American Military News (AMN) explained that:

The lockdown rules include a mask mandate, even for some outdoor places. People may leave their homes to get groceries and medicine or to go to hospitals. Only one person per household is permitted to leave their home per day to get groceries. People are allowed to go to school or work only if they cannot work and study from home. People may go outdoors to exercise but are not allowed to travel more than 10k from their homes (about 6 miles).

NSW Police Minister David Elliott said the new troop deployment was necessary due to a small minority of people who thought “the rules didn’t apply to them.”

Meanwhile, NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said the troops would accompany police officers while knocking on 2,000 doors, but “They don’t come with [arrest] powers and they won’t be carrying firearms…” he noted.

However, this military move has prompted swift condemnation and concern. The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA), a civil rights group, said, “The government must urgently explain the nature of the request to the defence force and outline what defence force personnel will be doing to help manage the response to the virus.

“Using the military to enforce local laws sets a dangerous precedent,” the ALA added. “Using the defence force to ensure compliance by Australians or to deter civil disobedience is a concerning use of our armed forces.” ADN


Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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Joey
Joey
1 month ago

welcome to communist Australia

terry
terry
1 month ago

Welcome to the luciferian new world order!

Liberty Belle
Liberty Belle
1 month ago

Will they turn their guns on their own people? Australians have more starch, more fortitude, than to comply with this total loss of freedom. Push back or go under.

Pawn
Pawn
1 month ago

Australians leaders are idiots and all need to be hung. But that is there and I beileve that is what is coming to the US.

Aisaxo
1 month ago
Reply to  Pawn

I wish you would have never surrendered your arms.

Sandy
Sandy
1 month ago
Reply to  Pawn

We need to stand strong TOGETHER

Ben Matthews
Ben Matthews
1 month ago

First they take away your guns…then, they can do this…straight out of the ‘socialist/globalist’ play-book. And, the socialist/communist, trade-unions, have ‘a strangle-hold’ on elections, they don’t even have to rig them❗️

Micala
Micala
1 month ago

What is happening to people’s common sense? Why are governments acting like dictators regarding Covid or Delta? They act like people have no brains and are intentionally trying to infect others! Come on now!
1). The PCR tests have been flagged by the CDC as being defective because it gives too many False Positives — not legitimate results sending people to hospitals and getting infected there.
2). If those tests are giving False Positives, that would send up red flags to the govt to require masks and isolation because the numbers of positives is higher than reality!
3). This has become a Sh-tt Show all over the world and if people do not stand up to the governments for better legit tests, this fiasco will continue forever, destroying countries and people.

THIS COVID CRAP HAS BECOME CRAZY AND INSANE WHEN ALL PEOPLE NEED TO DO IS BOLSTER THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEMS AND USE COMMON SENSE TO PROTECT THEMSELVES! Stop this now!! Start using your brains and you will survive WITHOUT THOSE NASTY DANGEROUS VACCINES!

This World has taken a ride on a locolita merry-go-round!

Aisaxo
1 month ago
Reply to  Micala

It’s important to understand what this is all about, the the virus is nothing more than the common cold which has been rebranded as covid.

It is nothing more than their elaborate plan to roll out a communist centralized world government based on Agenda 21 principles of sustainability along with those plans which call for the mass reduction of the world’s population.

pstierle
pstierle
1 month ago
Reply to  Micala

Did you read about the law suit in Canada? Mr. King won it…There is no virus that can be identified as SARS-COV-19…They are using human COLD samples. That, alone, should cause the government and NIH and CDC to be Shut Down!!

Champfully
Champfully
1 month ago
Reply to  Micala

Some do not have brains! Some are disbelievers! Some are anti medicine! Some think god will solve it! Some think its a government conspiracy to control and track… Some think their supper human….
Most are not virologists, or scientist, biologists, or educated in the submicroscopic nature of viruses and their spread… Where is God when you need her?

Jawad
Jawad
1 month ago

Heil Hitler, mate!

John Kociuba
John Kociuba
1 month ago

Where is the United States? Does it exist? What will you do if troops or police are deployed in your communities? Will you fight? Will you take life to defend your liberty or walk into the ovens in peaceful slavery?

Nancy Stefanski
Nancy Stefanski
1 month ago
Reply to  John Kociuba

John, yours is the only proper response. I’m more sick of our side whining about what the Left is doing, than what the Left is doing!

Rish
Rish
1 month ago

This is what the US is becoming.

Gene Ralno
Gene Ralno
1 month ago

Australia always leaned toward socialism. It survived World War Two with a socialist Prime Minister. Since then, it generally was led by Labor or Liberal Party leaders who leaned toward strong government control and allegiance to the British royalty.

But the bottom line is they’ve always been loyal advocates of free enterprise and human rights. Australia will survive this China Flu disaster regardless of its effects and government force. If the government becomes too strong, most Aussies will simply ignore it.

Wharf Rat
Wharf Rat
1 month ago

Just never learn from history do you. Good luck and we will be right behind you unless we clean house.

RICHARD S GIESER
RICHARD S GIESER
1 month ago

Testing how far The People will allow their public servants to trample all over their Rigts.

nemo
nemo
1 month ago

This Covid 19 “thing” is a “power grab” … today’s population has little or no common sense, about how to avoid not being “infected” … (wash hands, nasal sanity, use of sanitizer on door knobs, grocery carts, social distancing, masks, etc)… politicians are powering up making mandates & enforcing their “science” … while the virus “mutates” … The “No Common Sense” comes from years of socialism indoctrination instead of “creative thinking” in schools beginning in the mid 60s till now …

True American
True American
1 month ago

The whole damn world is going for a dictatorship. Kiss my boots or die.

Peter McWilliams
Peter McWilliams
1 month ago

The exact reason for the gun grab do there’s no resistance ,, with a 99.87% survival rate a complete and utterly ridiculous knee jerk over reaction,, I’ll not visit any uk country ,, ever

Pgb
Pgb
1 month ago

Prelude to what may be coming in this country? Sounds far fetched but I’m sure the Aussies thought so to!

ConanTheRepublican
ConanTheRepublican
1 month ago

Orwell is spinning in his grave…

Jamey
Jamey
1 month ago

Well, brain damaged Joe Biden, when are you going to follow the lead of your pro Communist friends in Australia? America, are your ready for full scale, violent revolution, sponsored by the Democrat Party and Joe Biden’s socialist, pro Communist handlers in the White House and Congress (eg, Nancy Pelosi)?

Steve
Steve
1 month ago

for the record?? THERE IS NO DELTA VARIANT TO WHICH THEY CLAIM IS “MORE TRANSMISSABLE”!! YOU CAN NOT CLAIM “MORE TRANSMISSABLE” IF THERE IS NO TEST THAT DIFFERENTIATES THE FIRST TOOL OF OPPRESSIVE COVY19 TO A DELTA!!! LIES! LIES! LIES!! ORDO AB CHAO AND BUILT UPON FEAR!!
WHY WOULD ANY ANY ANY ANY ONE PERSON BE COERCIONED BY GOVERNO MENTIS (latin: Control of Mind) for a Jab in the Flesh that is EXPERIMENTAL and Does NOT hold Liable to the providers of Jab(mame,harm, and death)????

Murphmeister
Murphmeister
1 month ago

My mother, who served in the Australian Women’s Army Corps during WWII is rolling over in her grave at the thought of Australian unleashing its army because of COVID. She faced the Great Depression and the Japanese and would be ashamed of Australia.

MICK WISEMAN
1 month ago

Hey Australians, aren’t you sorry now, that you passively surrendered your guns.

bob
bob
1 month ago

Aren’t you glad you surrendered your guns to the government?


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