17th Combat Service Support Brigade (Australia)

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17th Combat Service Support Brigade
Active 2006 – Present
Country  Australia
Allegiance HM Queen Elizabeth II
Branch Army
Type Logistics
Size 2,650 (Active)
1,350 (Reserve)[1]
Part of Forces Command
Garrison/HQ Sydney, New South Wales

The 17th Combat Service Support Brigade (17 CSS Brigade) currently commands the Australian Army's deployable operational level logistics units. Raised on 20 May 2006, the brigade was formerly known as the Logistic Support Force (LSF), and is made up of varied logistic corps and trades. It encompasses both reserve and full-time units, geographically dispersed throughout Australia. Headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales its primary deployable command element is the Force Support Group. The units of the brigade are responsible for providing third line or 'general' support within an area of operations.[2]

Current structure[edit]


  1. ^ The Australian Army. Modernisation from Beersheba and Beyond (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2015. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  2. ^ Dennis et al 2008, p. 327.


  • Dennis, Peter; et al. (2008). The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (Second ed.). Melbourne: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-19-551784-2.