Section: Events

Farncomb forges links with Esperance

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Australian and New Zealand national flags are lowered as the Last Post is played during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Esperance.

The Western Australian town of Esperance can now boast a formal link to one of the Navy's most sophisticated warfighting platforms - submarine HMAS Farncomb. 

Remembrance Day reflects on service past and present

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), SGT Janine Fabre (photographer), Mrs Lauren Larking (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016. (photo: Lauren Larking)

Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Alan Paterson plays the Didgeridoo during the 2016 Remembrance Day Service held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 11 November, 2016.

As people of all nations paused to remember more than a century of military service, this Remembrance Day, many service men and women were again preparing to deploy on overseas operations.

Mental health support on the mind

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Unknown (photographer)

South Australia's Trojan's trek (photo: Unknown)

South Australia's Trojan's trek

For HMAS Creswell’s Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Avionics Amy Vickers supporting her teammates is an integral part of her job, but a recent experience has given her an opportunity to reflect on how far Navy has come in supporting those with stress-related illnesses. 

Gold Coast commemorates service in Vietnam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast. (photo: Unknown)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy’s contribution to the war in Vietnam was commemorated by the Currumbin Returned and Services League on the Gold Coast recently, as a part of Navy Week activities.

'Straight ahead' for Admiral's Own Big Band

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Admiral’s Own Big Band launched their latest album Straight Ahead on 4 November with a concert at Coogee Diggers Club in Sydney.

Controlling the Shoalhaven skies

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

 Squadron Leader Teresa Wynter, Flight Commander of 453 Squadron - Nowra Detachment explains the duties of an

Squadron Leader Teresa Wynter, Flight Commander of 453 Squadron - Nowra Detachment explains the duties of an "Approach" Air traffic Controller in the Approach Room located in the HMAS Albatross Airfield Control Building. Leading Seaman Michael Solomon and Able Seaman Sean Payne listen closely to the brief.

The high stakes of Defence air traffic control were explained at the recent HMAS Albatross Air Traffic Control Tower open day.

Team Navy Sailors impress at Bathurst

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLGOFF Brooke Marshall (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), SGT Brett Sherriff (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officers met with Team Navy Mechanic Seaman Dale Tyce-Nelson on the starting Grid at Bathurst on Race Day. (photo: SGT Brett Sherriff)

Royal Australian Navy Officers met with Team Navy Mechanic Seaman Dale Tyce-Nelson on the starting Grid at Bathurst on Race Day.

Navy made its mark in the sky and on the ground at this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 supercars race.

Capability on Show at HMAS Cerberus

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Members of HMAS Cerberus guard salute during the 'Beat to Quarters' and 'Ceremonial Sunset' performance at the 2016 Open Day at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
  (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Members of HMAS Cerberus guard salute during the 'Beat to Quarters' and 'Ceremonial Sunset' performance at the 2016 Open Day at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus opened the gates at on 23 October for their biennial open day, offering visitors an insight into initial training, naval tradition, new capabilities and life in the ‘blue suit’.

 

Remembering those lost at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Foreign Defence Force Delegates pay their respects at Monument Hill in Fremantle by laying a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph for fallen sailors and soldiers after the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference 2016 (APSC) in Fremantle, Western Australia. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Foreign Defence Force Delegates pay their respects at Monument Hill in Fremantle by laying a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph for fallen sailors and soldiers after the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference 2016 (APSC) in Fremantle, Western Australia.

A small group of senior Australian and international naval officers took time out from the recent Asia Pacific Submarine Conference to pay respects to fallen submariners.

Chief of Navy launches Family and Domestic Violence Strategy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, launches the Navy Family and Domestic Violence Strategy at Russell Offices, Canberra.  (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, launches the Navy Family and Domestic Violence Strategy at Russell Offices, Canberra.

The Navy family received a boost recently with the launch of a specific strategy to prevent, respond to and support victims of family and domestic violence.