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8th Brigade
Country Australia Australia
Branch Australian Army Emblem.JPG Australian Army
Type combined arms
Part of 2nd Division
Headquarters Sydney
Commanders
Commander 8th Brigade Brigadier Phillip Bridie, AM

8th Brigade is an Australian Army Reserve combined-arms formation stationed in New South Wales.

The 8th Brigade is one of six brigades of the Australian Army's 2nd Division, and includes units and personnel from all Armoured, Infantry, Artillery, Engineers, Signals, Ordnance (Supply), Medical, Nursing, Dental and Psychology Corps of the Army.

Brigade Composition[edit | edit source]

  • Headquarters 8th Brigade. Located in Sydney (Timor Barracks - Dundas).
Regimental Headquarters Battery (Pymble, NSW)
28 Field Battery (Dee Why, NSW)
113 Field Battery (Bullecourt Barracks,Adamstown, Erina, NSW)
  • 8th Combat Engineer Regiment. Located in Dundas, Sydney.
Regimental Headquarters Troop (Timor Barracks, Dundas, NSW)
26 Support Squadron (Timor Barracks, Dundas, NSW)
6 Troop, 14 Field Squadron (Timor Barracks, Dundas, NSW)
8 CER deatachment (Bullecourt Barracks, Adamstown, NSW)
  • 155 Signals Squadron (8th Command Support Regiment). Located in Sydney (Timor Barracks - Dundas) and Newcastle (Bullecourt Barracks - Adamstown).
  • 2nd/17th Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment. Located in Sydney (Pymble, Rockdale, Blacktown), Erina and Newcastle (Adamstown and Rutherford).
  • 41st Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment. Located in Taree, Coffs Harbour, Lismore, Port Macquarie, Kempsey, Grafton, Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads.

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