Section: Events

Waterhen Fleet Support Unit staff break the silence around violence

Published on by AB Isaac Batterham (author), Unknown (photographer)

From left to right: Able Seaman Stephanie Jelley, Able Seaman Isaac Batterham, Leading Seaman Cameron Cox, Tatjana Dotzauer, Seaman James Hoffman, Seaman Joshua Guy.
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From left to right: Able Seaman Stephanie Jelley, Able Seaman Isaac Batterham, Leading Seaman Cameron Cox, Tatjana Dotzauer, Seaman James Hoffman, Seaman Joshua Guy.

An eye-watering hot sauce challenge was among a number of good spirited challenges at a White Ribbon fundraiser held by sailors from HMAS Waterhen Fleet Support Unit.

Australia and New Zealand march as guests of honour in French National Day Parade

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), SGT Janine Fabre (photographer)

The Australian Defence Force contingent is preparing to march in the French National Day parade in Paris on 14 July 2016.  (photo: SGT Janine Fabre)

The Australian Defence Force contingent is preparing to march in the French National Day parade in Paris on 14 July 2016.

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) joined the New Zealand Defence Force to march with the French Armed Forces and other military contingents in the French National Day Parade, proudly leading in the ‘Position of Honour’ down the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
 

HMAS Darwin welcomed home from Middle East deployment

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

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Chris Bradshaw with his partner Kylie and son Wyatt are reunited on the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney at HMAS Darwin's welcome home ceremony. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Chris Bradshaw with his partner Kylie and son Wyatt are reunited on the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney at HMAS Darwin's welcome home ceremony.

Hundreds of family and friends gathered at Garden Island in Sydney to cheer home HMAS Darwin from a seven month deployment to the Middle East.

Mosaic and Hurricane survivors return to Monte Bello

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

Members of the Australian Ex Services Atomic Survivors Association with their partners and the Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, during a visit to the HMAS Stirling Museum at the unveiling of a new Nuclear Testing exhibit in the associations honour.   (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Members of the Australian Ex Services Atomic Survivors Association with their partners and the Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, during a visit to the HMAS Stirling Museum at the unveiling of a new Nuclear Testing exhibit in the associations honour.

Members of the Australian Ex-Services Atomic Survivors Association have travelled to the Monte Bello Islands marking the  60th Anniversary of the completion of Operation MOSAIC.

Major maritime exercises interoperability

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise Rim-of-the-Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. 

Engineering focus in Cerberus

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Alan Donovan (right) is supported by Lieutenant Rory Lea on a virtual simulator fighting a fire presented by Deakin University during the Engineering Training Week held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Lieutenant Commander Alan Donovan (right) is supported by Lieutenant Rory Lea on a virtual simulator fighting a fire presented by Deakin University during the Engineering Training Week held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

It was all hands to engineering stations in HMAS Cerberus recently, with the annual Engineering Training Week. 

Canberra departs for world's largest maritime warfare exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

HMAS Canberra at anchor off the coast of North Queensland during Exercise Sea Raider.  (photo: CPL David Cotton)

HMAS Canberra at anchor off the coast of North Queensland during Exercise Sea Raider.

HMAS Canberra set sail for Hawaii last month to participate in the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).

Amphibious ship opens up to South Australians

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Crowds take in the view from the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide during the ship's open day in Adelaide. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

Crowds take in the view from the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide during the ship's open day in Adelaide.

HMAS Adelaide, the second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy has opened her doors to the Adelaide public for the very first time.

HMAS Adelaide exercises her Freedom of Entry

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide conducts a Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide during a recent visit. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

HMAS Adelaide conducts a Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide during a recent visit.

Proudly bearing the name Adelaide, more than 300 Australian Defence Force members have marched through the City of Adelaide, exercising their Freedom of Entry.

Keeping the sea-lanes, free lanes

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

HMAS SYDNEY and HMAS BALLARAT come to the aid of merchant ships under attack by pirates.

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HMAS SYDNEY and HMAS BALLARAT come to the aid of merchant ships under attack by pirates.

Today is the International Maritime Organization's ‘Day of the Seafarer’ - and for an island nation, with seven maritime neighbours and more than 25 thousand kilometres of coastline, it's a chance to reflect.