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Canberra cares for kids

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

NSW Kids in Need founder Peter Debnam (L), spokesperson for Muscular Dystrophy NSW, 16-year-old Scott Green (C) and HMAS Canberra Commander Logistics, Commander Ben Macdonald (R) on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra for the 2016 NSW Kids in Need open day media launch. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

NSW Kids in Need founder Peter Debnam (L), spokesperson for Muscular Dystrophy NSW, 16-year-old Scott Green (C) and HMAS Canberra Commander Logistics, Commander Ben Macdonald (R) on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra for the 2016 NSW Kids in Need open day media launch.

Two thousand people will have the opportunity to tour HMAS Canberra and help raise funds for charity while the warship is alongside in Sydney on Saturday, 21 May.

Jutland sacrifices remembered 100 years on

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Dignitaries salute as the 'Last Post' is sounded during the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland memorial service held in Canberra. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Dignitaries salute as the 'Last Post' is sounded during the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland memorial service held in Canberra.

The Royal Australian Navy has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland with a commemorative service at the Navy Memorial in Canberra.

HMAS Ballarat exercises her Freedom of Entry

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat ship's company led by Commanding Officer, Commander David Landon CSM, RAN, challenged by local Police Superintendant Mr Andrew Allen at the Ballarat Town Hall during it's Freedom of Entry. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

HMAS Ballarat ship's company led by Commanding Officer, Commander David Landon CSM, RAN, challenged by local Police Superintendant Mr Andrew Allen at the Ballarat Town Hall during it's Freedom of Entry.

In a time honoured tradition officers and sailors from Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Ballarat exercised a Freedom of Entry to their namesake city on 29 May.

Coffs Harbour Welcome 725 Squadron

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Personnel will march with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying. They will be accompanied by local cadets and the Royal Australian Navy Band. (photo: Unknown)

Personnel will march with swords drawn, bayonets fixed, band playing and colours flying. They will be accompanied by local cadets and the Royal Australian Navy Band.

The Coffs Harbour community gave a warm welcome to 725 Squadron when personnel visited to exercise Freedom of Entry.

Atomic survivors visit Stirling

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Operation HURRICANE just moments after a nuclear device was detonated in HMS Plym. (photo: Unknown)

Operation HURRICANE just moments after a nuclear device was detonated in HMS Plym.

The Australian Ex Services Atomic Survivors Association visited HMAS Stirling recently, as the group was in Western Australia preparing to travel to the site of the atomic tests at the Monte Bello Islands in the 1950s. 

Diverse Defence awarded again

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Captain Neville Teague, RAN, Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla and Warrant Officer Stuart O'Brien at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016. (photo: Steven Bruni)

Captain Neville Teague, RAN, Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla and Warrant Officer Stuart O'Brien at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016.

The Department of Defence has maintained its status as a diversity employer of choice - being recognised for the second year in a row by the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

Battle of Crete commemorated

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Australia's Federation Guard members rest on arms during the service at the Hellenic - Australian park in Rethymno, part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete Commemoration services held across the Island of Crete. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Australia's Federation Guard members rest on arms during the service at the Hellenic - Australian park in Rethymno, part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete Commemoration services held across the Island of Crete.

The immense courage and sacrifice by Australian and New Zealand troops fighting in the Battle of Crete has been remembered in the battle’s 75th anniversary commemorations.

Sydney families visit HMAS Canberra for Needy Kids

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More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day. (photo: Unknown)

More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day.

More than 1000 people queued at Garden Island, Sydney on Saturday for a chance to see inside HMAS Canberra, as part of the NSW Kids In Need charity Open Day.

The Top End remembers the Battle of the Coral Sea

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Commander of the 1st Brigade, Brigadier Ben James, AM, DSM, Deputy Commander Northern Command Colonel Brian Bailey, CSC, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, ADC, RAN, Commanding Officer 13 Squadron, RAAF Base Darwin, Wing Commander Wesley Perrett, and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Sutey, Commanding Officer of the Marine Rotational force - Darwin, attend a memorial ceremony for the Battle of the Coral Sea in conjunction with United States Marines from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, 2016. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Commander of the 1st Brigade, Brigadier Ben James, AM, DSM, Deputy Commander Northern Command Colonel Brian Bailey, CSC, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, ADC, RAN, Commanding Officer 13 Squadron, RAAF Base Darwin, Wing Commander Wesley Perrett, and Lieutenant Colonel Steven Sutey, Commanding Officer of the Marine Rotational force - Darwin, attend a memorial ceremony for the Battle of the Coral Sea in conjunction with United States Marines from the Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, 2016.

A commemorative service organised by the American Association was held in Darwin on 13 May for the 74th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea – a major turning point of the Second World War.

Navy reaffirms operational importance of its Brisbane base

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LAC Brenton Kwaterski (photographer)

The commissioning crew of HMAS Moreton. (photo: LAC Brenton Kwaterski)

The commissioning crew of HMAS Moreton.

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned an establishment for the first time in 38 years on Saturday, starting a new chapter in its 105 year history in Brisbane.