A love of the water inspired a Canberra local to buck a family trend of Air Force service and join the Navy instead.
The 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List named three leaders from the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin recognised for their service in the ship’s recent deployment to the Middle East.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved 891 awards to be announced in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.
Navy has welcomed its first graduating class from the Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program which prepares Indigenous men and women for Defence careers.
The very first Navy Canteens ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ medallion has been presented to Bronwyn Dzirins, Canteen Supervisor at the HMAS Creswell Canteen, at the Jervis Bay base.
Naval officers are taught to lead in times of peace and war – but how exactly? Building on their natural aptitude and drive, trainees are put through a range of physical and mental tests to prepare them for military life in charge.
A comprehensive review of the Australian Naval Reserve has delivered 45 recommendations that aim to better integrate the part-time and full-time workforces of the fleet.
The questions of ‘What exactly is a warfighting culture? What does a professional war fighter look like and how can this be measured?’ have been discussed at recent workshop in Canberra.
Navy personnel in Darwin have attended a family event that aimed to raise awareness of the services available to partners and families of deployed Navy members.
The Chief of the Defence Force has commenced engagement with the Government and Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal to advocate on behalf of Defence personnel for an ongoing fair and contemporary remuneration package.