Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)
Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria.

West Head 60th celebrations go off with a bang

The gunfire paused on March 12 as staff, students and local community members gathered at West Head Gunnery Range in Flinders, Victoria, to celebrate 60 years of training weapons operators and maintainers for the Fleet.

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  • (L-R) Royal Australian Navy Clinical Nursing Practitioners Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Patricia Kemp, LCDR Roneel Chandra and Lieutenant Lisa Bird conduct aeromedical casualty evacuation drills onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

    The nurse practitioners will see you now

    The Australia Defence Force’s only three nurse practitioners have all been embarked in HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER, enhancing the Fleet’s medical capabilities and completing preparations for the maritime task group’s upcoming international deployment.

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Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

West Head 60th celebrations go off with a bang This article has photo gallery

The gunfire paused on March 12 as staff, students and local community members gathered at West Head Gunnery Range in Flinders, Victoria, to celebrate 60 years of training weapons operators and maintainers for the Fleet.

Officer in Charge Fremantle Police, Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton, halts the ship's company of HMAS Success during their Freedom of Entry march in Fremantle. (photo: CPL Kylie Gibson)

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HMAS Success has been granted Freedom of Entry into Fremantle this weekend, more than 30 years after first being granted freedom of entry to the Western Australian port city.

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The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup. (photo: )

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