From: Defence Media
Date: Wed 10/05/2017 8:07 PM

Army member dies in military training area

It is with regret that Defence confirms the death of an Australian Army soldier in the Mount Bundey Training Area near Darwin, Northern Territory, at approximately 12.45pm local time on Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

The soldier was taking part in a routine training activity at the time of the incident. He received immediate first aid at the scene and was transported to the Royal Darwin Hospital for treatment. The soldier was subsequently pronounced deceased.

The soldier’s next of kin has been notified and is being supported by the Army.