HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base East, Sydney, in April with a handful of additional Marine Technical sailors and Aviation personnel embarked.
Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon Dan Tehan MP has championed an investigation into the issue of unit recognition for service with the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, and service at the Battles of Coral and Balmoral.
Brisbane Airport played host to the inaugural Aviation Careers Day for Young Women, showcasing an exciting array of career options and industry disciplines to 80 female high school students from over 20 schools in the greater Brisbane area.
Members of the public got a ‘backstage’ pass to amphibious giant, HMAS Canberra as part of the New South Wales Kids in Need fundraising event, the World’s Largest Open House recently.
The aircraft, capabilities and people of the Fleet Air Arm were in full flight before a 30,000 strong crowd at Illawarra Regional Airport near Wollongong, New South Wales for Wings Over Illawarra on 6-7 May.