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Defence basketball goes on the road

Published on by SBLT James Tew (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lara Pilton runs with the ball during the Australian Defence Force Basketball Association National Championships grand final match between combined Service teams from NSW and QLD last month. The sport's focus will now move to Tasmania for a friendly tournament highlighting the skills of Defence players.  
 (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Lara Pilton runs with the ball during the Australian Defence Force Basketball Association National Championships grand final match between combined Service teams from NSW and QLD last month. The sport's focus will now move to Tasmania for a friendly tournament highlighting the skills of Defence players.

The Australian Defence Force men's and women's basketball teams are in Tasmania this weekend for a friendly competition and to spread the word on the various careers available in the Australian Defence Force.

Navy cricketer plays a key role

Published on by John Cole (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard represented Australia in the Governor General's XI match against India in Drummoyne.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard represented Australia in the Governor General's XI match against India in Drummoyne.

It was a day that turned out to have a lot of ceremony, a lot of dignitaries and sadly, a lot of rain.

Setting a new course for women's cricket

Published on by CAPT Bill Heck (author), CPL Aaron Curran (photographer)

Navy vice-captain Able Seaman Sarah Beard will join the Governor General's XI to play against India in Sydney tomorrow. (photo: CPL Aaron Curran)

Navy vice-captain Able Seaman Sarah Beard will join the Governor General's XI to play against India in Sydney tomorrow.

Navy will lead from the front in a new look calendar for Australian cricket.

Navy sails for Australia in Admiral’s Cup

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), Unknown (photographer)

Midshipman Tracey Magyar leads fellow international competitors around the top mark. (photo: Unknown)

Midshipman Tracey Magyar leads fellow international competitors around the top mark.

Three Royal Australian Navy officers travelled to India in early December to represent the service, Australian Defence Force and the country in the sixth iteration of the Admiral's Cup regatta.

Navy Women's Sevens - fourth in Thailand

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Navy women’s rugby team at the Bangkok International Rugby Sevens in early November. (photo: Unknown)

Navy women’s rugby team at the Bangkok International Rugby Sevens in early November.

A trip to Thailand to play in the esteemed Bangkok International Rugby Sevens in early November was the Navy women's rugby team's first overseas tour in more than a decade.

Young Endeavour home after world voyage

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

STS Young Endeavour rendezvous with Chilean Navy Sail Training Ship Esmeralda in the Atlantic Ocean, during voyage 7 of the World Voyage. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

STS Young Endeavour rendezvous with Chilean Navy Sail Training Ship Esmeralda in the Atlantic Ocean, during voyage 7 of the World Voyage.

Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour has sailed into Fremantle, Western Australia, completing her final leg of a year-long circumnavigation of the world.

Milne Bay survey a wealth of history and culture

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Josh Allen (author), LEUT Simon Wolski (photographer), ABHSO Mardi Pritchard (photographer)

HMAS Leeuwin berthed at the Marine Wharf in Alotau within Milne Bay. (photo: ABHSO Mardi Pritchard)

HMAS Leeuwin berthed at the Marine Wharf in Alotau within Milne Bay.

HMAS Leeuwin's ship's company had been conducting hydrographic survey operations off the south-east coast of Papua New Guinea for a number of weeks, when a resupply visit to Alotau gave the crew a chance to reflect on Australian service past.

Vanuatu patrol boat to Australia for repairs

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author)

VANUATU’s PPB RVS Tukoro became a victim of Tropical Cyclone Pam when it became grounded on March 13. (photo: Unknown)

VANUATU’s PPB RVS Tukoro became a victim of Tropical Cyclone Pam when it became grounded on March 13.

Vanuatu's Pacific patrol boat RVS Tukoro became a victim of Tropical Cyclone Pam when it became grounded on 13 March 2015.

Eureka anniversary marked

Published on by LCDR Mark Lucking (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

HMAS Ballarat Ship's Company with the 'Eureka' flag displayed in front of the 5-inch gun turret. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

HMAS Ballarat Ship's Company with the 'Eureka' flag displayed in front of the 5-inch gun turret.

The ship's company of Royal Australian Navy Anzac frigate, HMAS Ballarat, have reconnected with their ship's motto on the 161st anniversary of the Eureka Stockade.

HMAS Shepparton assists yachtsman

Published on by MIDN Grace Morton (author and photographer)

HMAS Shepparton Medical & Boarding team(l-r) ABHSO Miller, LEUT Voysey, LSHSO Keene, LSNPC Quinn. 
LSET Ballard, ABMT Crossthwaite
 (photo: MIDN Grace Morton)

HMAS Shepparton Medical & Boarding team(l-r) ABHSO Miller, LEUT Voysey, LSHSO Keene, LSNPC Quinn. LSET Ballard, ABMT Crossthwaite

It is not every day that HMAS Shepparton encounters fellow Australians in uncharted foreign waters, yet when conducting survey operations off Papua New Guinea, Shepparton was quick to respond to a VHF radio call for help.