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Gascoyne discovers plane wreckage

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HMAS GASCOYNE

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne has praised his crew for their role in finding a plane which crashed off the coast of Byron Bay, New South Wales, nearly two months ago.

Galley duty: From hospital to hospitality

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Corporal Mark Lamb is seen  'working the line' in the ships galley aboard USNS Mercy during 'Volunteer' night while underway across the Pacific Ocean.  (photo: SGT Pete Gammie)

Corporal Mark Lamb is seen 'working the line' in the ships galley aboard USNS Mercy during 'Volunteer' night while underway across the Pacific Ocean.

The call to duty on Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP took a slightly different path when members of the Australian contingent volunteered to work in the ship’s galley, mess and scullery as part of the volunteer program aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy.

Perth patrols North West Shelf

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HMAS Perth sails through the oil rigs located in the North West Shelf off the coast of Western Australia.  (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Perth sails through the oil rigs located in the North West Shelf off the coast of Western Australia.

On passage to the Middle East for duties as part of Operation MANITOU, Anzac class frigate, HMAS Perth has conducted a security patrol of Western Australia’s North West Shelf. 

Navy's newest officers get a taste for life at sea

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New Entry Officer Course trainee Midshipman Samuel Ross takes in the view as HMAS Adelaide arrives in Townsville. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

New Entry Officer Course trainee Midshipman Samuel Ross takes in the view as HMAS Adelaide arrives in Townsville.

More than 100 trainee officers experienced life at sea on a warship for the first time when they joined HMAS Adelaide for her journey from Sydney to Townsville recently.

Officers graduate from Naval College

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 Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, inspects the Guard of Honour during New Entry Officers' Course 54 Graduation and Pass Out Parade. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, inspects the Guard of Honour during New Entry Officers' Course 54 Graduation and Pass Out Parade.

Twenty weeks since walking through the gates of HMAS Creswell to start initial training, 104 naval officers graduated today. Friends and family were on hand to share in the achievements of the 82 men and 22 women.

Divers embrace winter challenges

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Petty Officer Clearance Diver Chad Buhlmann and Able Seaman Clearance Diver George Cantarakas ready to search for a downed aircraft while conducting a training exercise in Tasmania.  (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer Clearance Diver Chad Buhlmann and Able Seaman Clearance Diver George Cantarakas ready to search for a downed aircraft while conducting a training exercise in Tasmania.

Permanent and Reserve Navy divers have been working together in Tasmania's cold, clean waters to sharpen their technical skills as well as overcoming the challenges of 'bracing' climatic conditions.

Wollongong intercepts illegal fishermen

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HMAS Wollongong off Lihou reef in the Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Wollongong off Lihou reef in the Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve

HMAS Wollongong has combined with Maritime Border Command personnel and surveillance aircraft to intercept two foreign fishing vessels recently.
 

Positive workplace the key to resilience in Anzac

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Commanding Officer of HMAS Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood, RAN, (right) and Navigational Officer, Lieutenant Matthew Warren on the starboard bridge wing as HMAS Anzac prepares to berth alongside Muara Naval Base in Brunei. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Anzac, Commander Belinda Wood, RAN, (right) and Navigational Officer, Lieutenant Matthew Warren on the starboard bridge wing as HMAS Anzac prepares to berth alongside Muara Naval Base in Brunei.

The ship's company of HMAS Anzac have had their resilience tested during a busy deployment to South East Asia. However, the commanding officer says simple techniques have helped all of her personnel cope with the high tempo.

Safety first at Fleet Air Arm

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Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, welcomes attendees of the 2016 Fleet Air Arm Safety Stand Down, held at the Entertainment Centre, Nowra. (photo: LSCIS Hayley Maxwell)

Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, welcomes attendees of the 2016 Fleet Air Arm Safety Stand Down, held at the Entertainment Centre, Nowra.

It was standing room only at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre for the recent Fleet Air Arm Safety Day, themed 'Trust in the Team'.

Gascoyne commemorates the sinking of AHS Centaur

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Seaman Lauren Walter and HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, during a commemoration service for AHS Centaur  (photo: Unknown)

Seaman Lauren Walter and HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, during a commemoration service for AHS Centaur

The crew of HMAS Gascoyne held a commemorative service near the site where a Japanese submarine sank Australian Hospital Ship Centaur 73 years ago this May.