Topic: HMAS Anzac (F150)

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

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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.

HMAS Anzac signs up to White Ribbon

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Dylan Gardiner (left) and White Ribbon Ambassador Chief Petty Officer Communications Information Specialist Mark Baker prepare for a morning tea on HMAS Anzac. (photo: Unknown)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Dylan Gardiner (left) and White Ribbon Ambassador Chief Petty Officer Communications Information Specialist Mark Baker prepare for a morning tea on HMAS Anzac.

The crew of HMAS Anzac marked White Ribbon day at sea. But that didn’t stop the ship’s company from raising several hundred dollars to assist women who have suffered from domestic violence.

Have cannon, will travel

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), Unknown (photographer)

The model cannon at sea on board HMNZS Te Kaha in the Dardanelles. (photo: Unknown)

The model cannon at sea on board HMNZS Te Kaha in the Dardanelles.

A small model cannon that was removed from Hobart’s Anglesea Barracks Sergeants’ Mess in October 2014 was returned to the mess on 25 September, resulting in a considerable donation to Legacy.

HMAS Anzac's ship's company receives Gloucester Cup for 2012

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO presents the Gloucester Cup to the Commanding Officer of HMAS Stuart, Commander Jason Hunter RAN onboard the flight deck of HMAS Stuart at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO presents the Gloucester Cup to the Commanding Officer of HMAS Stuart, Commander Jason Hunter RAN onboard the flight deck of HMAS Stuart at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Recently the prestigious Gloucester Cup was presented to HMAS Anzac’s ship's company, now embarked in HMAS Stuart by the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO.

HMAS Anzac Chefs presented CJOPS Group Commendation

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

The Catering Department of HMAS Anzac received a Commander Joint Operations Commendation. (From left) ABML-C Luke Barton, ABML-C Zacharii Morris, POML-C Paul Lucas, LCDR David Perry and POML-C Daniel Douglas. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

The Catering Department of HMAS Anzac received a Commander Joint Operations Commendation. (From left) ABML-C Luke Barton, ABML-C Zacharii Morris, POML-C Paul Lucas, LCDR David Perry and POML-C Daniel Douglas.

The Commander Joint Operations Command, Lieutenant General Ash Power, has presented HMAS Anzac’s former Catering Department with a Group Commendation for its efforts and hard work while deployed to the Middle Eastern Area of Operations.

'Tartan Terror' reborn

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Steward (ABML-S) Brad Collins, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Kelly Timbs and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Carly Bakes show their old and new badges as crew members of HMAS Stuart. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Steward (ABML-S) Brad Collins, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Kelly Timbs and Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Carly Bakes show their old and new badges as crew members of HMAS Stuart.

It was with a sense of pride and achievement that HMAS Stuart longing for home, entered Sydney in procedure Alpha after having been away for two years in extended readiness.