Topic: HMAS Anzac (F150)

Commander no slouch in Anzac

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Samual Pang (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commander Belinda Wood, RAN, passes the weight of HMAS Anzac and command, to Commander Michael Devine, RAN, aboard HMAS Anzac, Fleet Base East. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commander Belinda Wood, RAN, passes the weight of HMAS Anzac and command, to Commander Michael Devine, RAN, aboard HMAS Anzac, Fleet Base East.

Commander Belinda Wood formally handed over command of HMAS Anzac to Commander Michael Devine on 9 December in a ceremony onboard the ship as she was alongside in Sydney.

Anzac finishes year with a bang

Published on by LCDR Ronald Trigg (author), SBLT Adam Klyne (author)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise. (photo: Unknown)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise.

For the first time since her since her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade in 2014, Anzac has successfully completed an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile firing against an airborne target.

Nurse switches coasts and uniforms

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), CMDR Chloe Griggs (author)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officer Course. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officer Course.

Wollongong nurse Angus Thompson ditched his usual intensive care nursing uniform for a camouflage outfit last year, as he finalised his Navy Reserve Officer training onboard the Navy frigate, HMAS Anzac on a trip across the top of Australia.

No better time to speak up

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HMAS Anzac's ship's company have a morning tea to talk about domestic violence in support of White Ribbon. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Anzac's ship's company have a morning tea to talk about domestic violence in support of White Ribbon.

Late in 2016 during a busy Sea Qualification Trial the crew of HMAS Anzac still found time to join together in support of White Ribbon and the 'stick your neck out' campaign.

Adelaide nurse steps up from surfboat to frigate

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Nursing Officer Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe observes a smalls arms trade test conducted on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac, Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe is on Phase 4 of her Reserve Entry Officer Course. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Nursing Officer Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe observes a smalls arms trade test conducted on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac, Lieutenant Delaney O'Donohoe is on Phase 4 of her Reserve Entry Officer Course.

Adelaide intensive care nurse and Navy Reserve Nursing Officer, Delaney O’Donahoe, recently escaped the cool southern weather to finalise her officer training onboard helicopter frigate, HMAS Anzac.

Down to the wire at Nirimba Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Sarah Hickling from HMAS Albatross strikes the soccer ball for a penalty shoot-out against HMAS Anzac during the finals of the Nirimba Cup soccer competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Sarah Hickling from HMAS Albatross strikes the soccer ball for a penalty shoot-out against HMAS Anzac during the finals of the Nirimba Cup soccer competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney.

The team from frigate, HMAS Anzac took home the Nirimba Cup following several nail-biting soccer matches and penalty shoot-outs at Randwick Barracks in Sydney in mid September.

Anzac ties strengthened on sporting field

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

Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.

Australia’s Deputy Naval Chief receives warm welcome in Padang

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author and photographer)

Australia’s Deputy Chief of NavyRear Admiral Mike Noonan, AM, RAN, poses for photos with enthusiastic locals during the opening parade for Exercise Komodo in the Indonesian city of Padang, West Sumatra. (photo: CMDR Fenn Kemp)

Australia’s Deputy Chief of NavyRear Admiral Mike Noonan, AM, RAN, poses for photos with enthusiastic locals during the opening parade for Exercise Komodo in the Indonesian city of Padang, West Sumatra.

Australia’s Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mike Noonan, has experienced the warmest of welcomes during a visit to Padang in West Sumatra.

HMAS Anzac contributes to key exercise in Indonesia

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author and photographer)

An Indonesian Navy sailor (TNI-AL) looks on as HMAS Anzac participates in an International Fleet Review, marking the start of Exercise KOMODO, off the Indonesian city of Padang, West Sumatra. (photo: CMDR Fenn Kemp)

An Indonesian Navy sailor (TNI-AL) looks on as HMAS Anzac participates in an International Fleet Review, marking the start of Exercise KOMODO, off the Indonesian city of Padang, West Sumatra.

Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Anzac has flown the flag for improved maritime trust and cooperation joining ships from 23 nations for Exercise KOMODO off Padang in West Sumatra over the past week.

Stuart leads Royal Hobart Regatta celebrations

Published on by LEUT Adam Grover and LEUT John Cole (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart, Commander Simon Howard, Commander Dugald Clelland, and Lieutenant James Brandreth on the bridge wing while coming alongside in Hobart, Tasmania.  (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stuart, Commander Simon Howard, Commander Dugald Clelland, and Lieutenant James Brandreth on the bridge wing while coming alongside in Hobart, Tasmania.

Bagpipes, cheers and applause greeted the visit of HMAS Stuart to Hobart last week for the ship's duties as Flagship for the Royal Hobart Regatta.