Section: Events

Observers absorb wartime lessons during exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Tritia Evans (author), SGT Shane Gidall (photographer)

Regional partners tour the Darwin Military Museum during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: SGT Shane Gidall)

Regional partners tour the Darwin Military Museum during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

International observers at the recent Exercise KAKADU in Darwin made time to appreciate Australia’s military and cultural history, touring the Darwin Military Museum and Second World War Oil Storage Tunnels.

Submarine conference shares ideas

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Submariner Officers from foreign navies tour the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling as part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Submarine Conference. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Submariner Officers from foreign navies tour the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling as part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Submarine Conference.

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the 16th iteration of the Asia-Pacific Submarine Conference discussing submarine survivability, escape and interoperability of rescue assets.

Kuttabul change of command

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

(L-R) Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN hands over the weight of command of HMAS Kuttabul to Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN at a ceremony on HMAS Kuttabul quarterdeck. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

(L-R) Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN hands over the weight of command of HMAS Kuttabul to Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN at a ceremony on HMAS Kuttabul quarterdeck.

Twenty months after posting in, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat has handed over Command of Sydney base, HMAS Kuttabul, to Commander Andrew Fraser.

Waterhen supports Indigenous program

Published on by LCDR Alan Parton (author)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour. (photo: Unknown)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour.

Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program got a chance to take a closer look at what life is like onboard a Royal Australian Navy minehunter, when sixteen participants visited Sydney recently.

Navy Week celebrations in Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Able Seamen Communication and Information Systems Breanna Davidson (L) and Sarah Lok (R) present the white ensign during a ceremonial sunset at Darwin City Council as part of Navy Week in the Northern Territory.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Able Seamen Communication and Information Systems Breanna Davidson (L) and Sarah Lok (R) present the white ensign during a ceremonial sunset at Darwin City Council as part of Navy Week in the Northern Territory.

HMAS Coonawarra will celebrate Navy Week from Monday 5 September showcasing Navy people and assets to the people of Darwin and the Northern Territory.
 

Success pauses for White Ribbon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), WO Justin Moore (author), Unknown (photographer)

HMAS Success SEAD 011/16 (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Success SEAD 011/16

The crew of HMAS Success took time out of a busy deployment to South East Asia to promote the ideals of the White Ribbon campaign last month.


Navy's domestic violence conversation continues

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women.

Navy’s ongoing campaign against family and domestic violence received a major boost recently with ships’ companies and teams across the nation doing their bit to raise money for White Ribbon.
 

Navy Vietnam veterans still serving the nation

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Vietnam Veterans, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain (CPONPC) William Bowley and CPONPC Mark Mobley of Fleet Headquarters, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.  (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Vietnam Veterans, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain (CPONPC) William Bowley and CPONPC Mark Mobley of Fleet Headquarters, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

As the Australian public gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, three members from the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Headquarters will take an opportunity to reflect on their own contributions to the Vietnam War and those of their ship mates.
 

Adelaide says no to violence against women

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Louisa Stodulka (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's Ships Company who assisted with the organising and baking of delicious treats, to raise money and awareness for White Ribbon day.  (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's Ships Company who assisted with the organising and baking of delicious treats, to raise money and awareness for White Ribbon day.

HMAS Adelaide's ship's company proved you can have your cake and eat it too during a bake off last month, raising money and awareness for White Ribbon - the campaign to stop men's violence against women.

Band saves the day

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

ABSUMN's Stephanie McCorkelle with her Grandmother Moreen Thomson (photo: Unknown)

ABSUMN's Stephanie McCorkelle with her Grandmother Moreen Thomson

When Hobart Legacy planned its nonagenarian high tea, held in July at Drysdale House in Hobart, it seems whoever was responsible for booking the entertainment dropped the ball.