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Chief of Navy message following ABC 7.30 report on Operation RESOLUTE

Published on by Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (author)

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Chief of Navy responds to ABC 7.30 which aired a program on Tuesday 2 December looking at Defence activity in support of Operation RESOLUTE.

Squadron provides parting Christmas cheer

Published on by LEUT Callum Newton (author), United States Navy (photographer)

Members from NUSQN 725 with Christmas gifts for the children who will be in Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, over the holiday season. 

From left- Lieutenant Stephen McConville, Leading Seaman Celeste Bowie, Able Seaman Tenae Scott, Commander David Frost, Lieutenant Daniel Heffernan and Lieutenant Callum Newton. (photo: USN PRO)

Members from NUSQN 725 with Christmas gifts for the children who will be in Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, over the holiday season. From left- Lieutenant Stephen McConville, Leading Seaman Celeste Bowie, Able Seaman Tenae Scott, Commander David Frost, Lieutenant Daniel Heffernan and Lieutenant Callum Newton.

As Royal Australian Navy Romeo Seahawk helicopter flying operations ceased in Jacksonville, Florida, and the final aircraft returned to Australia, the crews donated Christmas toys as a parting gift for children of Shands, the major Jacksonville hospital.

Taking more than a glance

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Graduates of the LongLook program give their final presentation on naval aviation on the completion of their vocational aviation program. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Graduates of the LongLook program give their final presentation on naval aviation on the completion of their vocational aviation program.

Work experience opportunities in regional areas can be very limited so an HMAS Albatross innovation fills a real need in the Shoalhaven community.

Newcastle lends a hand

Published on by MIDN Morgan Groves (author), ABEW Courtney Irvine (photographer)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's ship's company with students from Newcastle Senior School, during a working bee at the school.  (photo: ABEW Courtney Irvine)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's ship's company with students from Newcastle Senior School, during a working bee at the school.

Recently, members of HMAS Newcastle attended the Newcastle Senior School to roll up their sleeves and help a namesake.

Community in focus

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Staff and families of Noah's, a local Nowra charity, enjoy a visit to 816 Squadron. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

Staff and families of Noah's, a local Nowra charity, enjoy a visit to 816 Squadron.

HMAS Albatross plays an integral role in the Shoalhaven community with personnel participating in every aspect of local life - ceremonial, sporting, educational, cultural and charitable.

Cooking for the community

Published on by LCDR Paul Hayes (author), AB Matthew Murphy (photographer)

Members from the New Generation Navy, Sydney and Defence Community Organisation volunteering at 'Our Big Kitchen' in Bondi, Sydney. (photo: AB Matthew Murphy)

Members from the New Generation Navy, Sydney and Defence Community Organisation volunteering at 'Our Big Kitchen' in Bondi, Sydney.

Navy and Defence Community Organisation have strengthened relationships across and beyond Navy, by getting messy in the kitchen.

Keeping Watch gives at the right time

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

The Director of General Navy People, Commodore Peter Laver (standing) with members of the 'Keeping Watch' Grants Committee in Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: SGT William Guthrie)

The Director of General Navy People, Commodore Peter Laver (standing) with members of the 'Keeping Watch' Grants Committee in Russell Offices, Canberra.

As Christmas approaches, four families in need have been provided with some welcome relief to ease the hardships of caring for seriously ill loved ones. Operating as an arm of the Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund (RANRTF), Keeping Watch, the Navy’s own charity, has celebrated its first birthday by meeting its prime objective - giving to those in need.

Navy Steam Club delivers Christmas

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

The Navy Steam Club 1923 Foden Steam Wagon departs Victoria Barracks en route to St Vincent de Paul at Altona North, Victoria to deliver Christmas toys as part of the Vinnies Christmas Appeal.  (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

The Navy Steam Club 1923 Foden Steam Wagon departs Victoria Barracks en route to St Vincent de Paul at Altona North, Victoria to deliver Christmas toys as part of the Vinnies Christmas Appeal.

The HMAS Cerberus Navy Steam Club’s 1923 Foden Steam Wagon made a delivery of a different sort as the club joined forces last week with the St Vincent de Paul Society’s 'Vinnies Christmas Appeal'.

HMAS Harman welcomes the community for Christmas

Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), FSGT Kev Berriman (photographer)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Harman, Commander Jane Craig, CSM, RAN and her Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Kristen Watts, RAN donate a Christmas Tree and presents to Garry Smith from the Salvation Army (photo: FSGT Kev Berriman)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Harman, Commander Jane Craig, CSM, RAN and her Executive Officer, Lieutenant Commander Kristen Watts, RAN donate a Christmas Tree and presents to Garry Smith from the Salvation Army

HMAS Harman recently welcomed over 1,400 Canberra defence members and their families for the annual Christmas party. Almost doubling last years numbers, 2014 set a new record and there was something for everyone to enjoy.

Navy News celebrates its past and looks to the future

Published on by Ms Sharon Palmer (author)

Navy News in paper and electronic form, displaying its versatility.  (photo: Unknown)

Navy News in paper and electronic form, displaying its versatility.

In 1958, Robert Menzies was Prime Minister of Australia, Elvis Presley joined the US Army, Anzac Day received Royal Assent making it a public holiday in Australia and the official newspaper of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy News, was born.