Section: Events

Combat health knowledge shared

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jason Tuffrey (author), SGT Ray Vance (photographer), CPL Jake Sims (photographer)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy medical specialists Commanders Nils Wagner, Anthony Holley, Janine Gregson and Ian Young, are seen in the Australian Defence Force medical facility at the Taji Military Complex, Iraq. (photo: CPL Jake Sims)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy medical specialists Commanders Nils Wagner, Anthony Holley, Janine Gregson and Ian Young, are seen in the Australian Defence Force medical facility at the Taji Military Complex, Iraq.

Health professionals from all three services recently had the opportunity to give their non-military counterparts an insight into their roles.

Sydney II remembered 75 years on

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lieutenant Gary McHugh (author), Mr Ben Teo (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Catafalque Party at the HMAS Sydney commemorative service in Carnarvon (photo: BEN TEO)

Royal Australian Navy Catafalque Party at the HMAS Sydney commemorative service in Carnarvon

Commemorations were held for the 75th Anniversary of the loss of HMAS Sydney  II over the weekend 19-20 November in Carnarvon and Geraldton, in Western Australia.

Navy fly the flag for White Ribbon Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Members of HMAS Stirling, with cardboard cut-outs of women that represent victims of domestic violence in support of White Ribbon on HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Members of HMAS Stirling, with cardboard cut-outs of women that represent victims of domestic violence in support of White Ribbon on HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck, Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy has marked White Ribbon Day with events around the country to highlight Defence’s commitment to the White Ribbon campaign and Defence’s own cultural change programs. 

Solemn seas for Warramunga

Published on by Lieutenant Andrew Harvey (author), CPOEW Martin Anderson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga during her transit to South East Asia. (photo: CPOEW Martin Anderson)

HMAS Warramunga during her transit to South East Asia.

HMAS Warramunga transited the Sunda Strait on Remembrance Day, where Australian light cruiser HMAS Perth I was lost in 1942..

Remote Remembrance Day for Navy in Queensland

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson with recipients of the Long Tan Awards in Cooktown, Queensland. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson with recipients of the Long Tan Awards in Cooktown, Queensland.

HMAS Cairns took a northern outlook this year for Remembrance Day activities, sending Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson, to Cooktown.

Traditional owners acknowledged at logistics base

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with Ms Dianne Ryder, President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Veterans Association of WA and Barbara Kickett, Aboriginal Elder unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the Traditional Owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement To Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with Ms Dianne Ryder, President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Veterans Association of WA and Barbara Kickett, Aboriginal Elder unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the Traditional Owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement To Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks.

The Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit-West, Commander Sean Noble, has formally recognised traditional land custodians as part of the Defence Indigenous Reconciliation Program in ceremony at one of Australia's longest standing military establishments.

Farncomb forges links with Esperance

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance.

The Western Australian town of Esperance can now boast a formal link to one of the Navy's most sophisticated warfighting platforms - submarine HMAS Farncomb. 

Remembrance Day reflects on service past and present

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), SGT Janine Fabre (photographer), Mrs Lauren Larking (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016. (photo: Lauren Larking)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016.

As people of all nations paused to remember more than a century of military service, this Remembrance Day, many service men and women were again preparing to deploy on overseas operations.

Mental health support on the mind

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Unknown (photographer)

South Australia's Trojan's trek (photo: Unknown)

South Australia's Trojan's trek

For HMAS Creswell’s Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Avionics Amy Vickers supporting her teammates is an integral part of her job, but a recent experience has given her an opportunity to reflect on how far Navy has come in supporting those with stress-related illnesses. 

Gold Coast commemorates service in Vietnam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast. (photo: Unknown)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy’s contribution to the war in Vietnam was commemorated by the Currumbin Returned and Services League on the Gold Coast recently, as a part of Navy Week activities.