Section: Events

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.

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.