Section: Events

Navy’s future leaders complete initial training

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New Entry Officers' Course 56 during their graduation at HMAS Creswell. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

New Entry Officers' Course 56 during their graduation at HMAS Creswell.

After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest cohort of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.

Challenge to innovate arrives in Sydney

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(R-L) Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with Don Moloney at the Official Opening of the Fleet Base East Centre for Innovation. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

(R-L) Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with Don Moloney at the Official Opening of the Fleet Base East Centre for Innovation.

Sydney’s Fleet Base East is now home to Navy’s very own innovation hub.

Joint Service Police Group launched

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Command Warrant Officer Joint Service Police Group Warrant Officer Naval Police Coxswain Shannon Power, Chief of Staff Australian Defence Headquarters Brigadier Georgina Whelan, and Acting Provost Marshal Australian Defence Force Lieutenant Colonel Nick Surtees celebrate the launch of the Joint Service Police Group. (photo: Unknown)

Command Warrant Officer Joint Service Police Group Warrant Officer Naval Police Coxswain Shannon Power, Chief of Staff Australian Defence Headquarters Brigadier Georgina Whelan, and Acting Provost Marshal Australian Defence Force Lieutenant Colonel Nick Surtees celebrate the launch of the Joint Service Police Group.

Military policing across the Australian Defence Force has a new moniker to better reflect the responsibilities of their modern role.

Immortalised in art – Navy’s gallant Warrant Officer

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Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, Warrant Officer Ben Sime, MG, Stacie Sime and Keith Payne, VC, appreciate the portrait of WO Sime which was revealed at the Centenary of Australian Naval Aviation Dinner Dance. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, Warrant Officer Ben Sime, MG, Stacie Sime and Keith Payne, VC, appreciate the portrait of WO Sime which was revealed at the Centenary of Australian Naval Aviation Dinner Dance.

One of Navy’s most highly decorated serving sailors has been honoured with a portrait by one of Australia’s leading military artists.

Navy Chief unveils south Brisbane memorial

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with veterans in front of the new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: CAPT Letitia Van Stralen)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, with veterans in front of the new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy.

On 27 May the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, unveiled a new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy.

Nations combine to remember losses in Sydney Harbour

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Commander Surface Force, Commodore Chris Smith, CSM, RAN lays a wreath at the HMAS Kuttabul 75th Memorial service held at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Commander Surface Force, Commodore Chris Smith, CSM, RAN lays a wreath at the HMAS Kuttabul 75th Memorial service held at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.

The ‘Battle for Sydney’ has been commemorated with a memorial service at Garden Island, Sydney, 75 years on from when Japanese forces again brought the Second World War to the Australian mainland.

Battles of Greece and Crete remembered in Sydney

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Second World War veteran Mr Alf Carpenter with Captain John Stavridis  at Martin Place in Sydney on completion of the Battle of Crete commemoration. (photo: Unknown)

Second World War veteran Mr Alf Carpenter with Captain John Stavridis at Martin Place in Sydney on completion of the Battle of Crete commemoration.

Approximately 500 people attended the wreath laying service for the commemorations for the 76th Anniversary of the Battles of Greece and Crete at the cenotaph in Sydney recently.

Skill at arms meet on target

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Australian Army officer Brigadier David Westphalen (left), Commander of 4th Brigade, awards Petty Officer Malcolm Day with the champion Navy shot award during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting in Puckapunyal, Victoria, on 12 May 2017. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Australian Army officer Brigadier David Westphalen (left), Commander of 4th Brigade, awards Petty Officer Malcolm Day with the champion Navy shot award during the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting in Puckapunyal, Victoria, on 12 May 2017.

An electronics technician has won the champion Navy shot at the annual Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting at Puckapunyal between 5-26 May.

HMAS Newcastle welcomed home

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The crew of HMAS Newcastle marchs during a Freedom of Entry in the city of Newcastle. (photo: Unknown)

The crew of HMAS Newcastle marchs during a Freedom of Entry in the city of Newcastle.

The ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle was overwhelmed by a show of enthusiasm and public support during a recent visit to their namesake city.

Range handover meets target

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Beecroft Weapons Range staff during a transfer of command ceremony at the Beecroft Weapons Range visitor centre. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Beecroft Weapons Range staff during a transfer of command ceremony at the Beecroft Weapons Range visitor centre.

Management of the Beecroft Weapons Range, on the northern shore of Jervis Bay, south of Sydney, has been transferred from Navy to the Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group.