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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

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

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.

French honour veterans during visit to Fremantle

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Australian Second World War veterans, (L-R) George Aylmore, Ronald Milton, and Norm Smith prior to the awarding of the Legion of Honour in a ceremony onboard French Naval Ship (FNS) Guepratte, in Fremantle. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Australian Second World War veterans, (L-R) George Aylmore, Ronald Milton, and Norm Smith prior to the awarding of the Legion of Honour in a ceremony onboard French Naval Ship (FNS) Guepratte, in Fremantle.

Western Australia recently hosted over 600 French officers and sailors as French Naval Ships Guepratte and Tonnerre paid a six-day visit to Fleet Base West and Fremantle.

Australian surgical team saves US soldier

This article has photo gallery Published on by Captain James Hook (author), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer)

A Task Group Taji medical team operates on a Coalition soldier while deployed in Iraq, from left: Royal Australian Air Force General Surgeon Squadron Leader Daron Cunningham, Australian Army Anaesthetist Colonel Michael Reade (rear), Royal Australian Navy Orthopaedic Surgeon Commander Ian Young (second right) and Royal Australian Navy Perioperative Nurse Lieutenant Meg Frugtniet.  (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

A Task Group Taji medical team operates on a Coalition soldier while deployed in Iraq, from left: Royal Australian Air Force General Surgeon Squadron Leader Daron Cunningham, Australian Army Anaesthetist Colonel Michael Reade (rear), Royal Australian Navy Orthopaedic Surgeon Commander Ian Young (second right) and Royal Australian Navy Perioperative Nurse Lieutenant Meg Frugtniet.

An Australian tri-service medical team on active service in Iraq has successfully removed the appendix of an American soldier.

Baghdad deployment completes for Navy Medical Officer

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Commander Task Group Taji 3 Colonel Andrew Lowe dismisses the parade marking the Transfer of Authority of the Task Group at the Taji Military Complex in Iraq.  (photo: SGT Joshua Powell)

Commander Task Group Taji 3 Colonel Andrew Lowe dismisses the parade marking the Transfer of Authority of the Task Group at the Taji Military Complex in Iraq.

Navy Medical Officer, Commander Ian Young, was among the 300 Australian Defence Force and 105 New Zealand Defence Force personnel from the second rotation of Task Group Taji which completed six months of active service in Iraq earlier this month.

Middle East mission for WA-based frigate

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Family and friends bid farewell to HMAS Perth as the ship departs for the Middle East Region from Fleet Base West, HMS Stirling.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Family and friends bid farewell to HMAS Perth as the ship departs for the Middle East Region from Fleet Base West, HMS Stirling.

Families and friends braved the coldest day Perth has experienced for some time on 7 June to farewell HMAS Perth as the ship sailed for duties as part of Operation MANITOU.

Perth prepares for MANITOU

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HMAS Perth's Ships company on the forecastle of the ship alongside at Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling, W.A. (photo: CPO Damian Pawlenko)

HMAS Perth's Ships company on the forecastle of the ship alongside at Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling, W.A.

HMAS Perth’s 192 men and women will farewell their loved ones and depart for the Middle East today.

French cross-deck for HMAS Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jason O'Gormann (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), ABBM Isaac Ingui (photographer)

HMAS Darwin conducts a cross-deck opportunity with French frigate FNS Nivose in waters off the African coast.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin conducts a cross-deck opportunity with French frigate FNS Nivose in waters off the African coast.

HMAS Darwin conducted a unique international engagement opportunity with French Navy Ship Nivôse, a Florèal class frigate, during their third patrol as part of Operation MANITOU.