A senior sailor, who “accidentally” joined the Navy, was awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Sixteen Defence personnel have unleashed their creativity as part of a program designed to support the recovery from health and wellbeing issues.
Moving between ships isn’t unusual for Maritime Warfare Officers like Sub Lieutenant Michael Batchelor, but going from one of Navy’s biggest to one of the smallest is more than just a size adjustment.
Two Spanish-speaking Australian midshipmen have spent the last three months taking part in training, exercises and navigating around Australia on board the Spanish Armada’s frigate ESPS Cristóbal Colón.
The inaugural Women in Navy program has recently seen its first group of young females experience life at sea off the coast of New South Wales.
HMAS Melbourne has hosted 14 young women on board for the ship’s recent transit from Sydney to Jervis Bay as part of the four-day ‘Women in Navy’ work experience program.
A love of the water inspired a Canberra local to buck a family trend of Air Force service and join the Navy instead.
The 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List named three leaders from the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin recognised for their service in the ship’s recent deployment to the Middle East.
The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has approved 891 awards to be announced in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.
Navy has welcomed its first graduating class from the Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program which prepares Indigenous men and women for Defence careers.