Membership: Lieutenant Smith, Dingo, Southern Cross, Nightfighter.
Purpose: To defend Australia
Affiliations: Agents of ASIO, allies of the Waitangi Rangers, Flash Damingo, Colonel Rivers (government liaison, a.k.a. Crimson Comet), Boris the Bear
Enemies: The A-Men, Grandstander
Base of Operations: Australia
First Appearance: OzComics #1
History: A team of Australian heroes originally gathered together as A.S.I.O.'s special operatives, they were soon granted the status of an independent government department. They form Australia's premier superhero team, dealing with any and all threats to their country. They have triple-A-one security clearance, a high-tech base manned by government personnel, and command of any Australian military equipment.
Comments: Created by David de Vries, and drawn by Gary Chaloner.
The team's government liaison is Colonel Rivers - he assigns them missions, and was instrumental in getting them their official status. He is also secretly the retired hero Crimson Comet.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Southern Cross, a 1930's crimefighter
Southern Cross, one of their members
Southern Cross, from Cult Fiction Comics
Southern Knights, a Texan team
Southern Tribe, a New Zealand hero team
Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.
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