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Adelaide’s sports carnival wins gold for teamwork

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Debra Holland (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.   (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.

Egg and spoon and sack racing were some of the hotly contested novelty events when NUSHIP Adelaide’s ship’s company came together last week for a sports carnival at Randwick Army Barracks.

Sirius takes out Top End challenge

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Darryl Wagstaff (author)

HMAS Sirius and HMAS Perth cricket teams after a friendly Twenty Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.  (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sirius and HMAS Perth cricket teams after a friendly Twenty Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.

HMAS Sirius has narrowly defeated HMAS Perth in a friendly Twenty-Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.

Beach sports day in Mauritius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Anzac's Able Seaman Marine Technician Kelly Chilton, takes a shot at goal during a game of beach soccer against the Mauritius National Coast Guard, while the ship is conducting a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac's Able Seaman Marine Technician Kelly Chilton, takes a shot at goal during a game of beach soccer against the Mauritius National Coast Guard, while the ship is conducting a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius.

During their recent port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius, the crew of HMAS Anzac had the opportunity to participate in a beach sports day with members of the National Coast Guard of Mauritius.

Navy takes the win in AFL curtain-raiser

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Leading Seaman Jarrad Walter gets a handball off before being tackled by an Air Force player during the HMAS Sydney II Memorial curtain raiser held at Domain Stadium, Subiaco. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Leading Seaman Jarrad Walter gets a handball off before being tackled by an Air Force player during the HMAS Sydney II Memorial curtain raiser held at Domain Stadium, Subiaco.

For the fourth time in as many years, Western Australia-based Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force personnel have played in a curtain-raiser game for the AFL's HMAS Sydney II Memorial game.

Indian Ocean friendships formed and reinforced

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Her Excellency Ms Susan Coles, Australian High Commissioner to the Republic of Mauritius, and Commanding Officer HMAS Anzac, Captain Mal Wise, RAN, call on the Prime Minister of Mauritius, The Right Honourable Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Kt, GCSK, KCMG, QC, MNA, while the ship conducts a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Her Excellency Ms Susan Coles, Australian High Commissioner to the Republic of Mauritius, and Commanding Officer HMAS Anzac, Captain Mal Wise, RAN, call on the Prime Minister of Mauritius, The Right Honourable Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Kt, GCSK, KCMG, QC, MNA, while the ship conducts a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius.

Mauritius turned on a very warm welcome for HMAS Anzac when the Australian Navy frigate stopped in the island nation’s capital for a port visit recently.

Bowser gets a Sirius workout

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT James Bagnato (author), LSA Rhys Wlilliams (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Anzac-class Frigates HMAS Arunta and HMAS Perth conduct a dual Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Sirius during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. (photo: LSA Rhys Wlilliams)

Anzac-class Frigates HMAS Arunta and HMAS Perth conduct a dual Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Sirius during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.

HMAS Sirius has played a vital role in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE. Living up to her motto ‘to serve and provide’, the ship provided support to a number of task groups operating off Australia's northern coast.

Close operations in Arunta

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta, USS Bonhomme Richard, USS Ashland, and HMAS Choules sail in formation during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Arunta, USS Bonhomme Richard, USS Ashland, and HMAS Choules sail in formation during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.

HMAS Arunta brought together the operations of the United States Navy and the Royal Australian Navy recently in a demonstration of just how closely the two nations can work together.

Pacific Partnership medical teams provide critical care

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Darren Mallett (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), SrA Peter Reft (photographer)

Bougainville locals wait in the rain for medical screening and treatment at a community health engagement as part of Pacific Partnership 2015. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Bougainville locals wait in the rain for medical screening and treatment at a community health engagement as part of Pacific Partnership 2015.

Despite challenging weather conditions and burgeoning crowds, hundreds of people from Arawa, Bougainville, have received medical care from doctors and specialists attached to PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2015.

MRH90 proving indispensable

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

A Royal Australian Navy MRH90 helicopter winches personnel off the flight deck of HMAS Choules during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

A Royal Australian Navy MRH90 helicopter winches personnel off the flight deck of HMAS Choules during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.

Personnel from HMAS Albatross' 808 Squadron have ably supported Navy's role in the recent Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, embarked in HMAS Choules.

Anzac’s successful visit to Cape Town

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Anzac makes an early morning arrival into Cape Town, South Africa. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac makes an early morning arrival into Cape Town, South Africa.

It is not often that an Australian warship visits South Africa, so the recent visit by HMAS Anzac provided a great opportunity for her crew to celebrate the growing relationship between the two countries with a series of engagements with the South African Navy and the Cape Town community.