Section: People

National accolades for Navy innovator

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LEUT James Keane (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Harry Hubbert, RAN, with the Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel during Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Harry Hubbert, RAN, with the Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel during Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

Navy innovation is in the national spotlight, with Engineers Australia naming engineering officer Lieutenant Harry Hubbert among Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers for 2019.

Forum engages emerging leaders

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

L-R: Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN; Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Alisha Mosley; Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Submarines Laura Frayling; Lieutenant Lachlan McArthur-Gibbs; and guest speaker, Women's AFL coach Michelle Cowan, at the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum held at the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

L-R: Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN; Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Alisha Mosley; Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Submarines Laura Frayling; Lieutenant Lachlan McArthur-Gibbs; and guest speaker, Women's AFL coach Michelle Cowan, at the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum held at the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle.

The second in a series of nine Navy Emerging Leaders Forums was held at the Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia, recently.

Navy sailor saves four-day old baby

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Able Seaman Medic Carly Burke of HMAS Ararat, alongside HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT. (photo: POIS Peter Thompson)

Able Seaman Medic Carly Burke of HMAS Ararat, alongside HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT.

A Darwin-based sailor has been branded a hero after she saved the life of four-day old baby, injuring herself in the process.

Change of command for Navy's flagship

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Captain Ashley Papp, CSC, RAN, left, passes the weight to Commanding Officer Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN upon completion of the HMAS Canberra Commanding Officer supersession. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Captain Ashley Papp, CSC, RAN, left, passes the weight to Commanding Officer Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN upon completion of the HMAS Canberra Commanding Officer supersession.

Captain Terry Morrison has joined HMAS Canberra as her fourth Commanding Officer, having previously served as Director Destroyers - a job which had him in charge of the Hobart Class project.

Federation Star awarded to serving Navy Vietnam vet

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Commander Robert Eames, OAM, RAN (centre left) and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre right) after receiving his second Federation Star, representing 45 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy, together with colleagues from Navy International Engagement, during a ceremony held in Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Commander Robert Eames, OAM, RAN (centre left) and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN (centre right) after receiving his second Federation Star, representing 45 years’ service in the Royal Australian Navy, together with colleagues from Navy International Engagement, during a ceremony held in Russell Offices, Canberra.

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan presented Commander Bob Eames with the fifth clasp to his Defence Long Service Medal last week.

Navy duo unlocks stories of shipwrecks along Australian east coast

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SBLT Ruslan Pnevski (background) and John Wooden (non-Defence) light up the stern of the SS Coastal Farmer at a depth of 125 metres. (photo: ABMT Tom Gower)

SBLT Ruslan Pnevski (background) and John Wooden (non-Defence) light up the stern of the SS Coastal Farmer at a depth of 125 metres.

A Royal Australian Navy officer and a sailor are helping to map shipwrecks along the Australian east coast, diving to significant depths to document vessels sunk in both war and peace.

Rising star, above and beyond

Published on by LS James McDougall (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Seaman Communications and Information Systems Rhiannon Cadogan and Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Emily Dorey conducting lights and signals training at the Defence Force School of Signals - Maritime Wing in HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Seaman Communications and Information Systems Rhiannon Cadogan and Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Emily Dorey conducting lights and signals training at the Defence Force School of Signals - Maritime Wing in HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Now in its second year, Australian Defence Magazine’s Women in Defence Awards will hold their award ceremony in Canberra in July 2019.

New Navy initiative provides expanding career opportunities

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L-R: Commander Matt Butcher and newly promoted Lieutenant Brett South from SUBFOR HQ, and Commander Dylan Findlater from the Collins System Program Office. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

L-R: Commander Matt Butcher and newly promoted Lieutenant Brett South from SUBFOR HQ, and Commander Dylan Findlater from the Collins System Program Office.

It was a significant day for two submariner Warrant Officers as they progressed to the commissioned ranks under the Navy’s Associate Engineers Direct Entry (AEDE) scheme.

NSW-based Navy personnel shine in Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours

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Some of the NSW-based Navy personnel recognised in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List, from left, WO James Dew, LCDR Belinda Finlay, CAPT Damien Scully-O'Shea, LCDR Sarah Rhys-Jones, and CAPT John Stavridis. (photo: )

Some of the NSW-based Navy personnel recognised in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours List, from left, WO James Dew, LCDR Belinda Finlay, CAPT Damien Scully-O'Shea, LCDR Sarah Rhys-Jones, and CAPT John Stavridis.

Exceptional dedication, leadership, technical knowledge and achievement were the hallmarks of the NSW-based Navy personal recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.

NT Navy members among Queen’s Birthday honourees

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours recipients, left, Lieutenant Commander Laurie Choate, CSM, and right, Warrant Officer Arthur Mitcherson, OAM. (photo: POIS Peter Thompson)

Queen's Birthday 2019 Honours recipients, left, Lieutenant Commander Laurie Choate, CSM, and right, Warrant Officer Arthur Mitcherson, OAM.

Two members of the Royal Australian Navy in the Northern Territory have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List.