Phillip Hermes

Major Phillip Hermes is an Officer Commanding at the 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment. He has served throughout the Pacific on operations, exercises and engineering activities, and in 2015-16 he was posted to the PNGDF Engineer Battalion as part of the Defence Cooperation Program.


The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

Break In

Wen bai yupela kam bek gen? – Increasing the ADF’s permanent presence in Papua New Guinea

In this article Phillip Hermes looks at the past efforts of 12 CE Works to articulate the need for the ADF to increase its permanent presence in Papua New Guinea.

By Phillip Hermes