A bird's eye view of Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Diamantina in the Solomon Islands.
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands came to a close on 30 June after nearly 14 years of assistance provided to the Solomon Islands Government.
Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN, pictured with both teams presenting the USA team captain with a plaque to mark the occasion.
Canberra base, HMAS
Harman celebrated 4th July – Independence Day, with some of the team of American servicemen and women deployed as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE.
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Ian Campbell, RAN (right), Ex-servicemen Mr Keith Hearnden (centre) and Seaman Medical Giaan Holland (left) cut a cake to celebrate the 75th Birthday of HMAS Penguin during a clear lower deck.
Sydney base, HMAS
Penguin has marked 75 years of service with a celebration onboard and a community engagement ceremonial sunset and dinner.
The CO of HMAS Cairns leading the Officers and Ships Company through the streets of Cairns during the Freedom Of Entry as part of navy week celebrations in Far North Queensland.
With swords drawn and colours flying, more than 150 officers and ship’s company from HMAS
Cairns exercised their Freedom of Entry marching through the streets of Cairns.
The Aviation Support graduates at the School of Aviation Training.
Navy has a larger pool of skills and talent for aviation operations after 22 sailors graduated from the School of Aviation Training at HMAS
Albatross in Nowra, New South Wales.
The Yonga Boys perform a Yonga (Kangaroo) dance at the NAIDOC Week welcome exhibition held at the Gary Holland Centre, Rockingham, WA.
Navy and Army joined forces with the City of Rockingham to celebrate NAIDOC Week at the Gary Holland Community Centre near HMAS
June 30, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABML-SC Craig Walton (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
HMAS Canberra and HMAS Choules form up outside Sydney Heads enroute to participate in Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.
Australia's largest military exercise, Talisman Saber, was officially opened on 29 June aboard the United States Landing Helicopter Dock
Bonhomme Richard off the Sydney coast.
June 23, 2017 by LCDR Mark Fielder (author), LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
Officers attending the Engineering Officers Category Forum during the Navy Engineering Week at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Victorian base, HMAS
Cerberus has been a hive of engineering activity recently, hosting Royal Australian and Royal New Zealand Navy engineers for the annual Engineering Week.
June 16, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
Captain Gavin Irwin, RAN, salutes after laying a wreath on behalf of Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, at the 75th memorial service held at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre at Garden Island, Sydney.
The lives of three Australian and one British sailor lost during the Second World War when HMAS
Nestor was attacked have been honoured at a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney.
His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales speaks with contenders competing in 2018 Invictus Games as he is escorted by the Royal Australian Navy around Sydney Harbour.
It’s not often you get to brush shoulders with royalty, however, the ship’s company of HMAS
Darwin was recently tasked with a very royal mission.