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This is Sirius, Mum!

Published on by ABCIS Bonnie Foster (author), ABET Luke van Beekhuizen (author)

Mrs Deanne Newman, Lieutenant Elizabeth Newman, Mrs Allison Foster, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Bonnie Foster, Mrs Virginia Oakley and Lieutenant Sonia Clark onboard HMAS Sirius during Families Week.
 (photo: ABET Luke van Beekhuizen)

Mrs Deanne Newman, Lieutenant Elizabeth Newman, Mrs Allison Foster, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Bonnie Foster, Mrs Virginia Oakley and Lieutenant Sonia Clark onboard HMAS Sirius during Families Week.

Families of the ship's company of HMAS Sirius were given an insight into the working lives of their loved ones when they joined the replenishment ship  on the final leg of a seven-week deployment, sailing from Adelaide to Rockingham, Western Australia.

Keeping it in the family – three Navy dads, three Navy daughters

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Melinda McMullen (author)

From left: Lieutenant Jess Webster, Lieutenant John Webster, Midshipman Jessica McGannon, Commander John McGannon, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Ann Hooper, and Lieutenant Commander Brice Hooper enjoy spending time together following the Anzac Day march in Wollongong. (photo: Unknown)

From left: Lieutenant Jess Webster, Lieutenant John Webster, Midshipman Jessica McGannon, Commander John McGannon, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Ann Hooper, and Lieutenant Commander Brice Hooper enjoy spending time together following the Anzac Day march in Wollongong.

Following in your father’s footsteps seems to be something of a tradition in Wollongong with three naval officers being joined by their currently serving Navy daughters for Anzac Day commemorations in the Illawarra.

Army takes prize at rugby championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Mick Trainor (author), LEUT Kirsti Welling-Burtenshaw (author), CPL Brenton Kwaterski (photographer)

Sergeant Brooke Saunders takes on the Navy defence during the women's Navy versus RAAF game at the ADF Rugby Union Championships. (photo: CPL Brenton Kwaterski)

Sergeant Brooke Saunders takes on the Navy defence during the women's Navy versus RAAF game at the ADF Rugby Union Championships.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Rugby elite took to the field recently at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Championships held at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane. 

Navy rugby train for championship

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Chris Boardman (author)

The Royal Australian Navy Men’s Rugby Union side prepare for the ADF Rugby Union championship 2016 at Borneo Barracks in Cabarlah, Queensland. (photo: Unknown)

The Royal Australian Navy Men’s Rugby Union side prepare for the ADF Rugby Union championship 2016 at Borneo Barracks in Cabarlah, Queensland.

Players representing the Royal Australian Navy in Rugby Union are in Brisbane for this year’s Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Championship.

Footballers get a taste of Victory

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Stephen Cole (author)

In breaks from games at Portsmouth and Exeter, the squad visited HMS Victory - the oldest commissioned naval vessel in the world and the flagship of the First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy. (photo: Unknown)

In breaks from games at Portsmouth and Exeter, the squad visited HMS Victory - the oldest commissioned naval vessel in the world and the flagship of the First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy.

As part of their recent UK tour, members of the Navy Football Federation Australia were inspired by history and tradition to support their on-field performance.

Footballers make their mark in UK

Published on by LEUT Kellie Brown (author)

On Thursday 14th April 2016, 38 Navy Footballers gathered at HMAS Kuttabul, ready to embark on what would be only the Navy Football Federation’s (Navy FFA’s) second international tour, this time to the home of the world game, the United Kingdom. (photo: Unknown)

On Thursday 14th April 2016, 38 Navy Footballers gathered at HMAS Kuttabul, ready to embark on what would be only the Navy Football Federation’s (Navy FFA’s) second international tour, this time to the home of the world game, the United Kingdom.

On 14 April, 38 Navy Footballers gathered at Sydney's HMAS Kuttabul, ready to embark on the Navy Football Federation’s second only international tour, this time to the home of the world game, the United Kingdom.

Navy Rugby – Determined to win it back

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Member of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union women's team, Leading Seaman Kerryn Seaborn, drives through the RAAF's defensive line during a game at Ballymore Oval Brisbane, Queensland. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Member of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union women's team, Leading Seaman Kerryn Seaborn, drives through the RAAF's defensive line during a game at Ballymore Oval Brisbane, Queensland.

Navy women hope to win back the title they last won in 2012 and the men are determined to overcome Army in an underdog victory at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Championships currently being held at Ballymore Stadium.

Navantia to build replenishment ships

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts a dual Replenishment at Sea with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart as they sail home to Australia across the Java Sea, after completing a North East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Sirius conducts a dual Replenishment at Sea with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart as they sail home to Australia across the Java Sea, after completing a North East Asia Deployment.

A contract was signed with Spanish shipbuilding company, Navantia, last week to build Australia’s two replacement replenishment ships, with the first to be delivered by 2021.

HMAS Bathurst exercises for war

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Phillipe Fairs (author), Unknown (Royal Navy Photographer) (photographer)

Crew members on the Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Bathurst fire a .50 cal machinegun in the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16. (photo: UK)

Crew members on the Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Bathurst fire a .50 cal machinegun in the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16.

On a break from border protection duties, HMAS Bathurst has been participating in Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2016 in company with HMAS Anzac, Singapore's RSS Formidable, and Malaysia's KD Lekir and KD Selangor

Closer ties for submarine rescue

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Submarine Escape and Rescue Manager, Commander Kenneth Marr, RAN, escorts Indian Defence Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandrkant Chandegave on a tour through the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre (SERC), HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Submarine Escape and Rescue Manager, Commander Kenneth Marr, RAN, escorts Indian Defence Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandrkant Chandegave on a tour through the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre (SERC), HMAS Stirling.

Indian Defence Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandegave, recently visited the Royal Austrlaian Navy's Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia.