Perfect weather attracted record crowds to Australia Day celebrations around Tasmania and the Royal Australian Navy was there to wave the flag at two of the island state’s largest events, A Day on the Beach in Kingston and the annual Sandy Bay Regatta.
The HMAS Albatross Show’n’Shine provides vehicle enthusiasts with a chance to show off their prized cars and bikes in an event which is focused on family fun and raising funds for two charities, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund and the Australian Leukodystrophy Support Group.
The Royal Australian Navy announced the winners of the International Fleet Review Fine Art and Photographic Competitions at an awards ceremony held at the Australian National Maritime Museum on Friday.
54 members of 808 Squadron exercised their right to freedom of entry to Goolwa, South Australia over the weekend, carrying on a 26 year association of the Fleet Air Arm with the town.
A memorial and wreath laying service was held by the HMAS Sydney Association at the Cenotaph at Martin Place on 19 November, 2013 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Sydney (II).
The Ship’s Company of HMAS Albatross paraded for inspection by Reviewing Officer, Rear Admiral Anthony Dalton and HMAS Albatross Commanding Officer, Captain Gordon Andrew, in the long-standing tradition of Ceremonial Divisions on Friday 1 November 2013.
HMAS Cerberus opened its gates for the 2013 iteration of the bases biennial Open Day on the weekend, and the ship’s company was amazed by the number of people passing through.
A bloody battle has ensued at the Joint Task Force Headquarters Northern Command in Darwin with Navy, Army and Air Force personnel striving to achieve the largest donation in the 5th annual Defence Blood Challenge.
HMAS Stirling hosted a Signature High Tea Breast Cancer Care WA fund raising event at the Sir James Stirling Mess on Sunday 20 October 2013.
The vital contribution women have made to the Navy, was remembered at a recent Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) Memorial Service at HMAS Harman.