Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)
Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march.

Bulldog joins the Steel Cat

A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).

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  • War artist Bob McRae with his artwork of a sailor from HMAS Ballarat. (photo: CPL Carla Armenti)

    From the boat to the brush

    Artist Bob McRae has spent time onboard HMAS Ballarat in the Middle East to capture the Royal Australian Navy on operations.

Events

  • Petty Officer Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley, from the guided-missile destroyer HMAS Hobart, stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

    A tribute to those who serve

    A photographic exhibition titled ‘Thank you for your service’ has been launched at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.

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  • Coach and Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn (2nd from right) with the 2018 Richmond Tigers women's team. (photo: )

    Coach Quinn chasing goals in and out of the Navy

    When Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn joined the Navy in 2001, she never imagined the emergence of the AFLW, let alone having the opportunity to juggle her ADF career with working with elite AFLW and VFLW football players at the Richmond Football Club.

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Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Bulldog joins the Steel Cat

A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).

Commander Christina Ween and Defence Bank’s Russell Branch Manager, Annie Chowdhry count the money collected from the International Women’s Day Barbeque held at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

More bucks banked for Keeping Watch

Members serving at Navy Headquarters have dug deep for a worthy cause, raising more than $1,000 for the sailor support charity Keeping Watch.

Events

Petty Officer Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley, from the guided-missile destroyer HMAS Hobart, stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

A tribute to those who serve This article has photo gallery

A photographic exhibition titled ‘Thank you for your service’ has been launched at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.

Members of the public board HMAS Adelaide during the Open Day in Adelaide, SA. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

South Australia enjoys Navy amphib hospitality This article has photo gallery

HMAS Adelaide (III), the second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy, opened her doors to the Adelaide public for only the second time on the weekend.

Sport

Coach and Navy officer, Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn (2nd from right) with the 2018 Richmond Tigers women's team. (photo: )

Coach Quinn chasing goals in and out of the Navy This article has photo gallery

When Lieutenant Commander Elisabeth Quinn joined the Navy in 2001, she never imagined the emergence of the AFLW, let alone having the opportunity to juggle her ADF career with working with elite AFLW and VFLW football players at the Richmond Football Club.

Football players from Navy Football Federation Australia and the United States Coast Guard pause for the National Anthem of the United States of America prior to a football match at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, Hawaii. (photo: )

Navy football wins hearts and minds on Hawaii tour This article has photo gallery

The Navy football team made an impact on and off the field during their recent training and development camp in Hawaii.