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IPE completes its final port visits

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer), ABIS Craig Walton (photographer), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Volunteers from HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Toowoomba assist Royal Solomon Islands Police Force personnel with the maintenance of the Seif Ples shelter for abused families during the port visit to Honiara in the Solomon Islands as a part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Volunteers from HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Toowoomba assist Royal Solomon Islands Police Force personnel with the maintenance of the Seif Ples shelter for abused families during the port visit to Honiara in the Solomon Islands as a part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018.

The Australian Defence Force has completed its final two port visits as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, marking the conclusion of a three month journey across the Pacific, working with Pacific Island partners in support of regional prosperity and security.

ADF rescues four seriously injured people in Solomon Islands

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Personnel involved in a medical evacuation from an island near Honiara, Solomon Islands, are transported to Honiara Referral Hospital from HMAS Adelaide. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Personnel involved in a medical evacuation from an island near Honiara, Solomon Islands, are transported to Honiara Referral Hospital from HMAS Adelaide.

The Australian Defence Force’s Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group has assisted the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force in rescuing four seriously injured people after a violent incident occurred in an outlying part of the country.

IPE18 resumes following RIMPAC success

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide's departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after participating in Exercise RIMPAC. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

HMAS Adelaide's departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after participating in Exercise RIMPAC.

Following the successful conclusion of Exercise Rim of the Pacific, the Australian Defence Force has resumed its major maritime activity, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18).

ADF successfully completes Exercise RIMPAC 2018

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Ship's company and embarked forces on HMAS Adelaide's flight deck during Exercise RIMPAC 2018. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Ship's company and embarked forces on HMAS Adelaide's flight deck during Exercise RIMPAC 2018.

More than 1600 members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have successfully completed Exercise RIMPAC 2018, the world’s largest multinational maritime exercise.

RAAF Air Traffic Controllers expand horizons in HMAS Adelaide

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Royal Australian Air Force Air Traffic Controllers, Squadron Leader Daniel Lee and Flight Lieutenant Jen Slater, on HMAS Adelaide's flight deck during Exercise RIMPAC 18. (photo: ABIS Craig Walton)

Royal Australian Air Force Air Traffic Controllers, Squadron Leader Daniel Lee and Flight Lieutenant Jen Slater, on HMAS Adelaide's flight deck during Exercise RIMPAC 18.

Two Air Traffic Control Officers posted to HMAS Adelaide are taking advantage of an opportunity rarely afforded Air Force personnel.

Perth policeman is on the Navy beat

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Band drummer, Able Seaman Musician Nathan Hicks, with his band mates in HMAS Adelaide during Exercise RIMPAC 18. (photo: ABIS Ronnie Baltoft)

Royal Australian Navy Band drummer, Able Seaman Musician Nathan Hicks, with his band mates in HMAS Adelaide during Exercise RIMPAC 18.

For 14 years Nathan Hicks has worked both as an officer in the Western Australia Police Force and a sailor in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

HMAS Leeuwin strengthens relationships in Indonesia

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Members of HMAS Leeuwin’s ship's company pose with hydrographic officers from the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) at Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta.

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Members of HMAS Leeuwin’s ship's company pose with hydrographic officers from the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) at Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta.

The RAN’s strong ties with the Indonesian Navy were on display in Jakarta recently, with the crew of HMAS Leeuwin hosting their Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL) counterparts.

Country’s largest Navy base turns 40

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Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling CAPT Brian Delamont, and AB Caitlin Grigg cut the cake during celebrations marking the base’s 40th anniversary. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling CAPT Brian Delamont, and AB Caitlin Grigg cut the cake during celebrations marking the base’s 40th anniversary.

Australia’s largest Royal Australian Navy base, HMAS Stirling, celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with an official reception and Ceremonial Sunset.

Defence takes control of NUSHIP Brisbane

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), Unknown (photographer)

The Chief of Navy Australia VADM Mike Noonan, and Commanding Officer NUSHIP Brisbane CMDR Josh Wilson take posession of the ship’s new bell rope from former sailor and rope maker David Morse in Adelaide. (photo: Unknown)

The Chief of Navy Australia VADM Mike Noonan, and Commanding Officer NUSHIP Brisbane CMDR Josh Wilson take posession of the ship’s new bell rope from former sailor and rope maker David Morse in Adelaide.

The Department of Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group accepted delivery of the second Hobart Class destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane at an official ceremony in Adelaide on Friday.

A safety first in WA

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Members from the Safety Cells at 25 Squadron RAAF Pearce and Submarine Force Headquarters HMAS Stirling will meet at regular intervals to share information and support each other in promoting a positive Safety Culture for their organisations. (photo: Unknown)

Members from the Safety Cells at 25 Squadron RAAF Pearce and Submarine Force Headquarters HMAS Stirling will meet at regular intervals to share information and support each other in promoting a positive Safety Culture for their organisations.

Sharing your knowledge and experience is imperative in managing safety and risk. It encourages transparency, discussion, and involvement, which in turn encourages an overall proactive approach to safety within the workplace.