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Navy the ‘career of choice’ for indigenous students

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Isabella Muckalt (author), LEUT Noel Smith (photographer)

Hydrographers in Cairns recently hosted 24 students from Djarragun College onboard HMAS Leeuwin for a tour and Navy familiarisation visit. (photo: LEUT Noel Smith)

Hydrographers in Cairns recently hosted 24 students from Djarragun College onboard HMAS Leeuwin for a tour and Navy familiarisation visit.

Hydrographers in Cairns recently hosted 24 students from Djarragun College onboard HMAS Leeuwin for a tour and Navy familiarisation visit.

HMAS Albatross provides Navy experience for school students

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

A student from Vincentia High School conducts the righting drill on a 25 man life raft. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

A student from Vincentia High School conducts the righting drill on a 25 man life raft.

Jervis Bay provided the perfect backdrop for 30 high school students as they plunged into Navy style sea survival drills at Huskisson Sea Pool this week.

Navy Headquarters - Tasmania supports those in need

Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), Unknown (photographer)

Tasmanian Navy personnel hit the kitchen at Hobart's Ronald McDonald house recently, to make life a little easier for the families of sick children. (photo: Unknown)

Tasmanian Navy personnel hit the kitchen at Hobart's Ronald McDonald house recently, to make life a little easier for the families of sick children.

Tasmanian Navy personnel hit the kitchen at Hobart’s Ronald McDonald house recently, to make life a little easier for the families of sick children.

Ex-HMA Ships Tobruk and Sydney to be offered as dive wrecks

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

HMAS Sydney enters Sydney Harbour for the last time while flying her decommissioning pennant. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

HMAS Sydney enters Sydney Harbour for the last time while flying her decommissioning pennant.

Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne has announced that the decommissioned vessels, ex-HMA Ships Tobruk and Sydney, will be offered to the states and territories for the creation of dive wrecks.

Navy on show in Harvey

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

Community members of Harvey, Wesern Australia with members of the Royal Australian Navy during the Harvey festival. (photo: Unknown)

Community members of Harvey, Wesern Australia with members of the Royal Australian Navy during the Harvey festival.

Navy was on show in Western Australia’s southwest recently when the HMAS Stirling Community Engagement team attended the annual Harvey Harvest Festival.

Long table provides valuable experience for Navy chefs

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

Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef (ML-C) Dawn Kenwright and Seaman ML-C Joah Walford cover one of the paellas dishes for the Long Table Lunch at the Rockingham Foreshore Beach. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef (ML-C) Dawn Kenwright and Seaman ML-C Joah Walford cover one of the paellas dishes for the Long Table Lunch at the Rockingham Foreshore Beach.

The chefs at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, have recently been getting the chance to mix their skills with some of the best in the business.

New Warrant Officer of the Navy appointed

This article has photo gallery Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Warrant Officer of the Navy Desig Warrant Officer Gary Wight and Warrant Officer of Navy (WO-N)Warrant Officer Martin Holzberger at the formal WO-N handover ceremony. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Warrant Officer of the Navy Desig Warrant Officer Gary Wight and Warrant Officer of Navy (WO-N)Warrant Officer Martin Holzberger at the formal WO-N handover ceremony.

Navy has a new most-senior sailor with the appointment of Navy’s eighth Warrant Officer of the Navy. 

Dawn breaks on Navy commemorations

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's crew retire the Australian White Ensign as they perform the traditional Ceremonial Sunset. (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's crew retire the Australian White Ensign as they perform the traditional Ceremonial Sunset.

 More than 1,000 Navy personnel were deployed at sea this morning as the first bugle calls cracked the solemn silence at dawn services across Australia.

Wollongong's on Resolute mission for Anzac Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Rhys Worboys on the bridge wing of HMAS Wollongong as they sail across the Arafeura Sea. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Sub Lieutenant Rhys Worboys on the bridge wing of HMAS Wollongong as they sail across the Arafeura Sea.

On Anzac Day current serving members on operations can reflect on their part in the ongoing story of the Australian nation; such as the ship's company of HMAS Wollongong, who are among more than 2,240 Australian Defence Force members currently deployed.

Yarra makes mark at Bundaberg

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Yarra sits off the coast of Cremorne, Tasmania, during Exercise Dugong 2015. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Yarra sits off the coast of Cremorne, Tasmania, during Exercise Dugong 2015.

HMAS Yarra has arrived in Bundaberg to participate in the Queensland city’s Anzac Day commemorations including the Bargara Remembers Dawn Service and Anzac Day March.