Established in 1987, the SAS Historical Collection is a military heritage museum dedicated to recording and exhibiting the evolution of the Australian SAS from its inception to the present day.
Brigadier R.D.F. Lloyd, OBE, MC, (RL) then the Honorary Colonel of SASR opened the first section of the Collection, on 3 September I987 to coincide with the 30th Anniversary of the Australian SAS.The SAS Company was never deployed on operational service. Force elements from SASR have served in various major conflicts (including Borneo, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq) and provided support to peace enforcement and peacekeeping operations (including Rwanda, Somalia, Cambodia and East Timor). In addition to international operations, SASR remains prepared to meet domestic and offshore counter terrorism tasks.