Coronavirus: The Australian army is being subbed in to help make face masks

Katie Burgess
By Katie Burgess
Updated March 17 2020 - 9:40am, first published 8:00am
About a dozen Defence Force members are helping an Australian company scale up to produce face masks amid a global shortage. Picture: Defence Media

Soldiers are helping to manufacture face masks in a regional Australian town to combat a global shortfall due to the coronavirus outbreak.


Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter