Topic: Events

First Guardian Class Patrol Boat handed over to PNG

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Chris Szumlanski (photographer)

Papua New Guinea Chief of Defence Force, Major General Gilbert Toropo, DMS, CBE, and Australian Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, shake hands during the signing of the certificate of transfer at the gifting ceremony of a Guardian Class Patrol Boat to the Papua New Guinea Defence Force held at Austal Australia Shipyard at Henderson in Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Szumlanski)

Papua New Guinea Chief of Defence Force, Major General Gilbert Toropo, DMS, CBE, and Australian Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, shake hands during the signing of the certificate of transfer at the gifting ceremony of a Guardian Class Patrol Boat to the Papua New Guinea Defence Force held at Austal Australia Shipyard at Henderson in Western Australia.

The first of four new Guardian Class Patrol Boats was handed over to Papua New Guinea on Friday at a ceremony at Austal Ships, Henderson, Western Australia.

HMAS Moreton bowls with the best

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members.

As part of Navy Week celebrations, members of HMAS Moreton took to the green to compete with naval veterans from across South East Queensland in a bowls tournament.

Taking a stand - with a run for a cause

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Chaplain Richard Quadrio (left) and Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Miranda Walker (centre), lead the crowd in the White Ribbon oath at the Gate to Gate Fun Run at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABAVN Susan Mossop)

Royal Australian Navy officer Chaplain Richard Quadrio (left) and Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Miranda Walker (centre), lead the crowd in the White Ribbon oath at the Gate to Gate Fun Run at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

Members from HMAS Penguin have joined forces with the NSW Police, Fire and Ambulance Services, along with other members of the local Mosman community, to mark White Ribbon Day.

HMAS Childers contributes to Red 25

Published on by LEUT Danielle Couch (author)

Able Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Renee Mason at the Cairns Red Cross Blood Donation Centre. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Renee Mason at the Cairns Red Cross Blood Donation Centre.

Six crew members of Armidale Class patrol boat HMAS Childers have answered the call for an increase in blood donations while alongside in HMAS Cairns.

HMAS Moreton opens doors for family day

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day.

HMAS Moreton opened its gates recently to more than 500 people for a joint family day and Defence Force Recruiting careers day.

Navy supporting Invictus Games 2018

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Courtney Bahr (author), Unknown (photographer)

Joint Task Force 646 Operation INVINCIBLE ADF Tri Service Medal Bearers. (photo: Unknown)

Joint Task Force 646 Operation INVINCIBLE ADF Tri Service Medal Bearers.

Members of the Royal Australian Navy were privileged to be involved in the Australian Defence Force’s support to the 2018 Invictus Games which were held recently in Sydney.

Game on! Navy members honoured to host Invictus athletes

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour. (photo: )

The RAN Sailing Association acts as escort during the Invictus Games on Sydney Harbour.

The Invictus Games are now in full swing with serving Navy members among those partnering with participants.

HMAS Warramunga Open Day in Melbourne a ‘sell-out’

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author and photographer), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, alongside Station Pier, Melbourne. (photo: LEUT Ryan Zerbe)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, alongside Station Pier, Melbourne.

The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Warramunga has visited Melbourne for some crew down time and to hold an open day for the public.

HMAS Moreton accepts the challenge

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author), LS Regan Kid (photographer)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories. (photo: LS Regan Kid)

Blood donors from south-east Queensland’s HMAS Moreton have helped Navy to a leading place in three of the four Defence Blood Challenge categories.

As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.

Defence commemorates Krait anniversary

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer), LSML-C Nadav Harel (photographer)

Deputy Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, CSC, OAM, RAN, salutes after laying a memorial wreath on board MV Krait during the 75th anniversary memorial service of Operation JAYWICK at the Australian National Maritime Musuem, Sydney. (photo: LSML-C Nadav Harel)

Deputy Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Luke Charles-Jones, CSC, OAM, RAN, salutes after laying a memorial wreath on board MV Krait during the 75th anniversary memorial service of Operation JAYWICK at the Australian National Maritime Musuem, Sydney.

The Australian Defence Force has commemorated the 75th anniversary of Operation JAYWICK, with a wreath laying ceremony on board the MV Krait at the Australian National Maritime Museum.