Topic: HMAS Moreton

Moreton shows strong support

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Phillipe Fairs (author)

HMAS Choules preparing to berth to take on stores and heavy equipment to help in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie. (photo: AB Karen Palmer)

HMAS Choules preparing to berth to take on stores and heavy equipment to help in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

One of Navy's smallest establishments was central to Australian Defence Force support for the post cyclone Debbie recovery efforts after amphibious HMAS Choules was dispatched to assist.

Brisbane base cleans up

Published on by CPOML-S Noleen Brennan (author)

HMAS Moreton ship's company participate in Clean Up Australia Day in the Bulimba foreshore and surrounding parklands. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Moreton ship's company participate in Clean Up Australia Day in the Bulimba foreshore and surrounding parklands.

Navy members of Brisbane base HMAS Moreton have joined forces with their local community participating in the annual Clean Up Australia campaign.

Sea legs get running

Published on by LEUT Phillipe Fairs (author)

Lieutenant Commander Parsons, Commander Clowes, Able Seaman Phie, Captain Beard, Warrant Officer Scott, Chief Petty Officer Stapleton, Lieutenant Fairs and Lieutenant Callander. (photo: LEUT Phillipe Fairs)

Lieutenant Commander Parsons, Commander Clowes, Able Seaman Phie, Captain Beard, Warrant Officer Scott, Chief Petty Officer Stapleton, Lieutenant Fairs and Lieutenant Callander.

On a hot summer’s night in February, members of the ship’s company of Brisbane base HMAS Moreton took a 12 hour watch – relying on teamwork, endurance and resilience to get them through.

Supporting amphibious development from ashore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author)

Brisbane Navy base, HMAS Moreton, recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course.

Situated on the Brisbane River at Bulimba, the base became the home to 30 trainees and 30 support staff from 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment. (photo: Unknown)

Brisbane Navy base, HMAS Moreton, recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. Situated on the Brisbane River at Bulimba, the base became the home to 30 trainees and 30 support staff from 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment.

Brisbane Navy base, HMAS Moreton, recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. 

Moreton returns with a busy year

Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), CPL Ben Dempster (author)

Mr Greg Turner (centre), representing Maritime Safety Queensland and his employer Navy officer Lieutenant Rick Christensen (right), accepts the South Queensland Employer Support Award for Medium Business Category from Commander Mark McConnell, Commanding Officer HMAS Moreton.  (photo: CPL Ben Dempster)

Mr Greg Turner (centre), representing Maritime Safety Queensland and his employer Navy officer Lieutenant Rick Christensen (right), accepts the South Queensland Employer Support Award for Medium Business Category from Commander Mark McConnell, Commanding Officer HMAS Moreton.

Since the commissioning of HMAS Moreton in May 2016, it’s been all hands on deck at the Navy’s newest shore establishment.