Topic: Establishments, Bases and Headquarters
Published on December 09, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LEUT Harley Slatter (photographer)
HMAS Darwin's ceremonial guard, march from the ship during the decommissioning ceremony at Fleet Base East in Sydney.
The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS
Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades of service to the nation.
December 03, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABML-SC Craig Walton (photographer), Able Seaman Tara Byrne (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Monique Van Der Kolk disembarks HMAS Newcastle at Sydney's Garden Island after six months away in the Middle East Region.
Newcastle has returned to her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, following a six month deployment to the Middle East region.
The Guard during Ceremonial Divisions held at HMAS Albatross give a 'General Salute' to mark the withdrawal from Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Service of the S-70B-2 Seahawk (Bravo) and the AS350BA Squirrel helicopters.
The S-70B-2 Bravo Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters were formally retired from active service in the Royal Australian Navy at a ceremony today at HMAS Albatross .
December 08, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABCSO Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
HMAS Sirius in the dry dock at Garden Island, Sydney NSW.
The dry dock at Garden Island in Sydney Harbour is one of Defence’s oldest pieces of infrastructure. So what happens there?
The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson, AC, presents Leading Seaman Alexandrea Torrens a Western Australia Reserve Service Excellence Award at the 2017 Western Australian Employer Support Awards & Reserve Service Excellence presentations at the Fremantle Sailing Club.
Defence has formally recognised a Navy Reservist that ‘punches above her weight’ while sharing in the pride of giving something back to Australia.
Seaman James Jenkins is training to be a Combat Systems Operator at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
Photographing houses for a living to manning a ship’s operations room is a massive career leap, and has been achieved through chasing a career with multiple opportunities.
December 07, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)
Members of Fleet Base West's Port Services stand ready to fasten lines as Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), HMAS Adelaide, enters Fremantle Harbour for the first time to dock alongside the Port of Fremantle, Western Australia.
Acquiring the skills to provide ports services to over half of the Navy's major warships and submarines was a rapid learning experience for one sailor at HMAS
Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor (Underwater) Jason Rise is the Assistant Command Security Officer at HMAS Stirling.
Maintaining and improving HMAS
Stirling’s security measures is a moving target that requires a ‘firm-grip and clear mind’ as base occupants increase to support future capabilities, and protect the nation's elite servicemen and women.
Seaman Combat Systems Operator Zachary Davis at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
Navy’s 'try before you buy' program provided experiences a lifetime which are now the basis for a career in electronic warfare for one sailor.
Seaman Combat Systems Operator Damon Jackson at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
One Navy Seaman is on track to a stellar career already, crediting his early success to a strong work ethic, ambition and curiosity.