Section: Events

An exhibition in collaboration - Sunda Strait remembered

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The Hon Julie Bishop, MP, with Frank McGovern and David Manning at the opening of the Australian National Maritime Museum's 'Guardians of Sunda Strait' exhibition. (photo: Unknown)

The Hon Julie Bishop, MP, with Frank McGovern and David Manning at the opening of the Australian National Maritime Museum's 'Guardians of Sunda Strait' exhibition.

An exhibition has been opened in Sydney that focuses on the story of Second World War Navy crews, and their ships that were lost off Indonesia.

HMAS Penguin exercises her Freedom of Entry

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Children from Mosman Public and the Mosman Church of England Preparatory schools cheer as the ship's company of HMAS Penguin march down Military Road, Mosman. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Children from Mosman Public and the Mosman Church of England Preparatory schools cheer as the ship's company of HMAS Penguin march down Military Road, Mosman.

With pride and enthusiasm, up to 200 officers and sailors from HMAS Penguin have exercised their Freedom of Entry into the Municipality of Mosman.

Diverse leadership celebrated

This article has photo gallery Published on by WGCDR Vince Chong (author), Mr Daniel Spellman (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Prudence Hawkins-Griffiths (third from left) is presented with her Award for Excellence at the DEFGLIS Military Pride Ball 2017. (photo: Daniel Spellman)

Lieutenant Commander Prudence Hawkins-Griffiths (third from left) is presented with her Award for Excellence at the DEFGLIS Military Pride Ball 2017.

More than 300 Defence people, friends and family gathered in Sydney recently to celebrate advances in an inclusive Defence culture and to encourage diverse and inclusive leadership.

‘Birds of a feather’ share torpedo knowledge

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Director General Explosive Material, Commodore Simon Ottaviano, RAN, makes an opening address prior to the 'Welcome to Country' ceremony at the Torpedo Organisation United States, Canada, Australia, and Netherlands (TOUCAN) International Forum meeting in the HMAS Stirling Cinema, Western Australia.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Director General Explosive Material, Commodore Simon Ottaviano, RAN, makes an opening address prior to the 'Welcome to Country' ceremony at the Torpedo Organisation United States, Canada, Australia, and Netherlands (TOUCAN) International Forum meeting in the HMAS Stirling Cinema, Western Australia.

Some of the world’s foremost authorities for the MK48, MK46 and MK54 torpedo systems came together recently at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.

Chiefs of Navy discuss future with leading strategists.

Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

VIP's and guests attending the 2017 SeaPower conference at Darling Harbour.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

VIP's and guests attending the 2017 SeaPower conference at Darling Harbour.

The Royal Australian Navy has drawn the Sea Power Conference to a close after three intense days of presentations, bilateral meetings, industry engagements and discussions on the future of naval operations and maritime capabilities.

A right Royal visit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) speaks with the ship's company of Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Hobart.  (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) speaks with the ship's company of Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Hobart.

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York had an important message for the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy during a recent visit to Australia.

Brainstorming the future

Published on by Aurora Daniels (author), Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes (photographer)

Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, disembarks from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of large-scale amphibious assault during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017. (photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes)

Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, disembarks from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of large-scale amphibious assault during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.

Defence is holding its first force design conference to gather ideas from around Australia and the globe on designing the future force.

Navy welcomes the world for Sea Power Conference

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The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at the 2017 SeaPower Conference in Darling Harbour.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at the 2017 SeaPower Conference in Darling Harbour.

The Royal Australian Navy is hosting the biennial Sea Power Conference with senior naval delegations from around the world descending on Sydney for three days of discussions and Navy-to-Navy engagements.

Reunion reflects on a flying era

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LCDR Murray Smythe, sixth from left, and Andy Perry, far left – the other midshipman on the original course – in front of a RAAF DHC4 Caribou at the reunion. (photo: Unknown)

LCDR Murray Smythe, sixth from left, and Andy Perry, far left – the other midshipman on the original course – in front of a RAAF DHC4 Caribou at the reunion.

Midshipmen who were among those to take part in No. 67 Pilots’ Course in 1967 were reunited with some of their fellow pilots at RAAF Base Point Cook recently, five decades after the completion of the course that brought them together.

‘Jack’ pays tribute to those who served

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Mark McGowan, BA, LLB, MLA, unveils the Australian Sailor Monument on the Perth foreshore at Elizabeth Quay. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Mark McGowan, BA, LLB, MLA, unveils the Australian Sailor Monument on the Perth foreshore at Elizabeth Quay.

A monument to mariners has been unveiled in Western Australia, as a thank you to sailors of all descriptions, from a grateful maritime nation.