Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site.
Many officers and sailors from navies all over the world have come to attention as their ships sailed past Bradley's Head on Sydney Harbour, but how many of them knew of the significance of the headland?
The members from TS Darwin who participated in the Cadet Sea Day onboard Leeuwin
Navy cadets have enjoyed an ‘at sea’ experience with the ship's company of hydrographic ship, HMAS
Leeuwin, renewing friendships made in sister ship HMAS Melville.
Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.
As the Royal Australian Navy’s primary medical training facility, it was fitting that HMAS
Penguin continued their support of sick children by hosting a tour of the Sydney base for charity recently.
An ADF contingent consisting mostly of RAN personnel recently participated as role models in the ANU’s Pasifika program (outlined at Ref. A). The program is aimed at increasing tertiary participation in students with a PNG, NZ or Marshall Island background.
Royal Australian Navy members proudly represented the Australian Defence Force at the Canberra Pasifika Youth Day recently celebrating Pacific Islander achievement, culture and contribution.
October 11, 2016 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Mudgee Guardian Photographer Sam Potts (photographer)
Chief Petty Officer Jim Lawless rides a Navy branded postie bike through Mudgee as part of the Late Mail postie bike ride.
After seven days and close to 1,750 kilometres on a 'postie' bike, Chief Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Jim Lawless has raised over $2,650 for charity Wings4Kidz.
September 27, 2016 by Department of Defence (author), Matthew Newton (photographer), Sam Fox (photographer)
LCDR Angella Hillis, SQNLDR Paul Gough, CPO Jamie Schmith and SGT Liz Beard pose at the Devil Release Control Centre before assisting with setting up.
Defence personnel have been up close and personal with some of Australia's most at risk animals supporting the release of 33 captive Tasmanian Devils into the wild at Stony Head Military Training Area.
Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman supports Warrant Officer of the Navy (WON) Warrant Officer Gary Wight while he donates blood on the Blood Bus during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge, at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The Defence Blood Challenge is well under way with Navy already making a strong bid for a record number of donations this year.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Craig Walton with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service's mascot, Billy the Blood Drop to promote the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge at HMAS Waterhen, Sydney.
Seventeen members of the ship’s company of Sydney base, HMAS
Waterhen, volunteered to become brand new blood donors after a visit by ‘Billy the blood drop’ to promote the Defence Blood Challenge.
Able Seaman Hydrographic Survey Operator Ford shows members of TS Endeavour one of HMAS Leeuwins Survey Motor Boats (SMB) and explains how the boat will be recovered once alongside
Navy cadets have enjoyed an ‘at sea’ experience with Hydrographic Survey Red Crew embarked in HMAS
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Sarah Vanderpluym during a whole blood donation for Navy as a part of the Defence Blood Challenge 2016 at the Rockingham Collection Centre.
Officers and sailors from Western Australia's HMAS
Stirling rolled up their sleeves recently to take part in the Defence Blood Challenge.