Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay, Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, gets a head start while participating in the Top End Shield Swimming Carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin.
As southern states emerged from winter, the sailors, soldiers and marines located in Darwin enjoyed a tropical October day for the annual Top End Shield Swimming Carnival.
LS Jodie Khan (centre), ADF Touch Football team, attempts to tag a player from Matraville Sports High School during the grand final.
Members of the local Aboriginal community were put to the test against Defence touch football sides during a tournament at Randwick, Sydney, in late
Leading Seaman Jodie Khan from HMAS Albatross with the ball during the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, held at the Indoor Sports Centre, Alexandria.
A male-dominated HMAS
Albatross side won the Eastern Australian Area Netball Competition, outdoing HMAS Penguin in the final at Alexandria in late September.
October 22, 2016 by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Petty Officer Medical Samone Black bench pressing during the HMAS Perth powerlifting competition.
In the scorching heat of Bahrain, clanking of iron and grunts of effort have been heard emanating between decks in HMAS
Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Rhiannon Metcalfe
High achieving Navy sportswoman Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Rhiannon Metcalfe made both Navy and AFL history when she was drafted by the Adelaide Crows Women’s Team on 18 October.
Members of the Australian Services Bowls Association during the National Inter-Service Carnival at Windsor Bowls Club near Richmond, NSW.
After winning the past five Australian Services Bowls Association championships, Navy could not make it six in a row after being defeated in the 2016 final by the Air Force at Windsor Bowls Club, New South Wales.
October 09, 2016 by WO Scott Brown (author), LEUT Tony White (author), Unknown (photographer)
For the second year in a row, last place was taken by the team from Navy Strategic Command made up of Commander Marcus Buttler, Lieutenant Commander Luke Hartfiel and Mr Alistair Smith.
The annual HMAS
Harman Legacy Golf Day, held on 23 September at the former Air Force base at Fairbairn in Canberra, proved to be yet another great success, raising over $2,700 for Queanbeyan Legacy.
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Sarah Hickling from HMAS Albatross strikes the soccer ball for a penalty shoot-out against HMAS Anzac during the finals of the Nirimba Cup soccer competition held at Randwick Barracks, Sydney.
The team from frigate, HMAS
Anzac took home the Nirimba Cup following several nail-biting soccer matches and penalty shoot-outs at Randwick Barracks in Sydney in mid September.
October 02, 2016 by SGT Dave Morley (author and photographer), CPL Shannon McCarthy (photographer)
Mr Peter Rex, father of LSPTI Damien Rex, with the Navy Tridents Rugby League team, after the LSPTI Damien Rex Memorial Rugby League Game at Wagga Wagga, NSW, on September 17, 2016.
Navy's Rugby League representative side, the Navy Tridents ended a successful week of training and public engagements in Wagga Wagga, New South Walesm by defeating Combined Wagga RAAF/Army 24-6 on 17 September.
October 01, 2016 by Department of Defence (author), POET SM Matthew Holmes (photographer)
Members of Terminal Velociraptor compete in the National Indoor Skydiving Championships in Penrith, NSW
Defence teams placed second and third in Inter AA category of the National Indoor Skydiving Championships held in Penrith in late August.