Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond, RAN, finds out more about the Table Top Gamers club during the official opening of the Off Watch Centre at the Tamar Tavern, HMAS Stirling.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)
Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond, RAN, finds out more about the Table Top Gamers club during the official opening of the Off Watch Centre at the Tamar Tavern, HMAS Stirling.

Stirling embraces off-watch time

HMAS Stirling has been said to be a long way from anywhere - with an eight kilometre drive, including an ocean gap, from the base to the nearest town centre for a start, life can be challenging for those without a car.

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  • Graduates of the Aviation Support course on completion of their graduation ceremony held at the Fleet Air Arm museum, Nowra. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

    Aviation support gets a boost

    Commander Tim Standen Director Training Authority Aviation welcomed eleven new graduates to the Aviation Support category at a ceremony at the Fleet Air Arm Museum recently.

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  • Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

    The icons of Anzac

    While participating at Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and in the Sea of Marmara recently, several symbolic links to helped to reinforce the original ANZAC story to the crew of HMAS Anzac.

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Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond, RAN, finds out more about the Table Top Gamers club during the official opening of the Off Watch Centre at the Tamar Tavern, HMAS Stirling.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Stirling embraces off-watch time This article has photo gallery

HMAS Stirling has been said to be a long way from anywhere - with an eight kilometre drive, including an ocean gap, from the base to the nearest town centre for a start, life can be challenging for those without a car.

Two members of HMAS Stuart ships-company came to the assistance of a Sydney motorbike rider who had had the misfortune of being involved in an accident in vicinity of Fleet Base East. Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Todd de Bont was one of the first on the scene and provided initial first aid to the injured. He was ably assisted by Petty Officer Electronics Technician Daniel Hurst and other members of the public. (photo: Unknown)

Accident victim assisted by sailors

Two Sydney sailors drew on their first aid training recently in a real-life scenario just outside Fleet Base East, putting their ship's motto 'always prepared' into action.

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Defence members at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards at the Westin Hotel, Sydney. (photo: ANN-MARIE CALILHANNA)

Navy Recognised for Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion

Navy has been recognised in the innovation category of the annual Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index awards.

The launch of a major new warship is a significant day for the Navy and the nation.  

The 7000-tonne destroyer is 75 per cent complete and will now undergo several months of fit out of her sensors and weapons in preparation for her acceptance trials. Only when they are completed and passed will Navy commission her into the Fleet as HMAS Hobart. (photo: Mr Ed Garner)

Naval capability enters new era This article has photo gallery

The first of Navy’s new destroyers, NUSHIP Hobart, got to 'feel the water' as she was launched at the ASC shipyard in Adelaide on 23 May.  

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Royal Australian Navy men's rugby team front row get ready to packin during a scrum training session before the Australian Services Rugby Championship finals held at Ballymore Oval, Brisbane, Queensland. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Commanding respect at Australian Services Rugby Championships

On 23 May, the 2015 Australian Services Rugby Championship was secured by Army for both senior men’s and women’s teams, but not before hard earned victories against their Royal Australian Navy rivals.

Member of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union men's team, Able Seaman Clarke Chancellor, clears the ball during a game against the RAAF men's rugby side at Ballymore Oval Brisbane, Queensland. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Navy dominate Air Force in Australian Services Rugby Championships This article has photo gallery

The Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union Senior Men’s and Women’s teams have kicked off their campaigns to secure this year’s 2015 Australian Services Rugby Championships titles.