A recent graduate of initial officer training at the Royal Australian Naval College was drawn to a Navy lifestyle to increase his engineering knowledge and work in high-end warfare.
En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.
The Royal Australian Navy is confronting workforce innovation head on, encouraging people to balance their work and home lives, by negotiating their own work routines.
For Midshipman Kris Sims, a career in the military was an easy decision, after hearing tales of his grandfather’s service in the Indonesian military.
A former Army radio operator who transferred to the Navy in 2011 to gain sea time, experience, knowledge and skills before he decided his future, received a Conspicuous Service Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
A senior sailor, who “accidentally” joined the Navy, was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Sixteen Defence personnel have unleashed their creativity as part of a program designed to support the recovery from health and wellbeing issues.
Moving between ships isn’t unusual for Maritime Warfare Officers like Sub Lieutenant Michael Batchelor, but going from one of Navy’s biggest to one of the smallest is more than just a size adjustment.
Two Spanish-speaking Australian midshipmen have spent the last three months taking part in training, exercises and navigating around Australia on board the Spanish Armada’s frigate ESPS Cristóbal Colón.
The inaugural Women in Navy program has recently seen its first group of young females experience life at sea off the coast of New South Wales.