The ballot is now open for young Australians aged 16-23 to set sail for the voyage of a lifetime aboard the national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour in 2014. A voyage in Young Endeavour is a unique experience and one which develops skills for life.
On the 11th of November navy personnel will be volunteering their time to assist with Remembrance Day events. At 11am on 11th November each year, Australians stop what they are doing for a minute of silence to remember those who have given their lives for the country.
An exhibition of photographs taken by a team of over 30 enthusiastic volunteers at the recent International Tall Ships Hobart 2013 festival was officially opened last night by Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters Tasmania, Commander Stacey Porter.
Personnel from Fleet Support Unit - Sydney are volunteering their faces and growing beards to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and mental health.
NHQ Tasmania’s fund-raising efforts and activities for local charity St Giles were recently recognised at the charity’s Annual General Meeting.
Tasmania’s north was buffeted by strong winds and lashings of rain on 19 October, but it all eased to a bright and sunny day which attracted 7000 people to Longford’s 157th annual show…
Naval Air Station Nowra, HMAS Albatross, is providing support to a range of emergency services aircraft working to suppress a bushfire, burning within remote country 30 kilometres inland from Ulladulla.
The Navy Headquarters Tasmania team has once again rolled up its collective sleeves to help the local Royal Hobart Regatta Association.
Navy aviators may be accustomed to soaring at great heights and their engineering team helps them to achieve that. But as this is usually done from the relative comfort of a helicopter cockpit or a hangar, the 10 Fleet Air Arm personnel from or attached to HMAS Albatross who are poised to step off the top of the 26 storey AMP Building later this month will also be stepping far outside their comfort zones.
On Thursday September 26 2013, Royal Australian Navy members from HMAS Toowoomba’s Maritime Logistics Department provided support to Foodbank, Western Australia.