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Indonesian cadets get 'Aussie' experience

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

(3rd left) Mr Ray Burt, a volunteer at the Albatross Fleet Air Arm Museum, provides a tour to five visiting Indonesian Navy officer cadets, here on an exchange program. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

(3rd left) Mr Ray Burt, a volunteer at the Albatross Fleet Air Arm Museum, provides a tour to five visiting Indonesian Navy officer cadets, here on an exchange program.

A group of Indonesian cadets has had a true Australian experience during a two-week visit to Australia recently.

Aviation safety on the agenda

Published on by SQNLDR Tony McDermott (author), SGT Murray Staff (photographer)

The 1/2015 International Aviation Safety Officers Course at the Australian War Memorial. (photo: SGT Murray Staff)

The 1/2015 International Aviation Safety Officers Course at the Australian War Memorial.

Aviation safety officers from around the world converged on Canberra for the annual International Aviation Safety Officer Course.

Maryborough celebrates 75 year naval history

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Matt Davies Photography (photographer)

Seventy-five years after the corvette HMAS Maryborough (I) was launched, the crew of Maryborough (II) returned to their ship's namesake city and exercised Freedom of Entry on 17 October. (photo: Matt Davies Photography)

Seventy-five years after the corvette HMAS Maryborough (I) was launched, the crew of Maryborough (II) returned to their ship's namesake city and exercised Freedom of Entry on 17 October.

Seventy-five years after the corvette HMAS Maryborough (I) was launched, the crew of Maryborough (II) returned to their ship's namesake city and exercised Freedom of Entry on 17 October.

Strengthening bilateral and family ties in the Philippines

Published on by LEUT Morgan Pierce (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's 'Ceremonial Sunset' guard marches on during a ceremony held onboard as the ship visits Subic Bay, Philippines. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Arunta's 'Ceremonial Sunset' guard marches on during a ceremony held onboard as the ship visits Subic Bay, Philippines.

While in the Philippines for a recent port visit, Commanding Officer HMAS Sirius, Commander Darren Grogan, Australian Defence Attaché to the Philippines Colonel Bruce Murray and Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta Commander Cameron Steil were pleased to host members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and distinguished guests onboard Arunta for an official reception.

Indian Ocean maritime security - a key focus

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, holds the floor during the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, holds the floor during the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs.

Maritime security was top of the agenda at the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium meeting of Chiefs, held during the 2015 Sea Power Conference.

Sea Power Conference gathers maritime minds

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island.

Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations.

Spirit of Anzac on show

Published on by CPL Aaron Curran (author and photographer), Mr David McClenaghan (photographer)

(L-R) Chief of Army Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, DSC, AM, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, ADF Liaison Officer for the Centenary of Anzac, Brigadier Alison Creagh and Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Leo Davies, AO, CSC  at the opening of The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience travelling exhibition in Wodonga, New South Wales.  (photo: David McClenaghan)

(L-R) Chief of Army Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, DSC, AM, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, ADF Liaison Officer for the Centenary of Anzac, Brigadier Alison Creagh and Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Leo Davies, AO, CSC at the opening of The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience travelling exhibition in Wodonga, New South Wales.

Residents of Albury-Wodonga had the privilege of being the first in Australia to see the extensive array of artefacts from the Australian War Memorial after the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience travelling exhibition was officially opened on 4 September.

Submarine lost but not forgotten

Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Mr John Keating, President, Submarine Association, Australia Branch, recites the Submariners Prayer at a  service to commemorate the loss of AE1, at the HMAS Stirling Chapel of St Paul. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Mr John Keating, President, Submarine Association, Australia Branch, recites the Submariners Prayer at a service to commemorate the loss of AE1, at the HMAS Stirling Chapel of St Paul.

A moving service was held recently at the Chapel of St Paul at HMAS Stirling, Garden Island, Western Australia, to commemorate the loss of the officers and sailors from HMAS AE1, 101 years ago.

Careers on show in Tasmania

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Shannon McCarthy (photographer)

Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, meets Navy personnel manning the Naval Aviation Prospects Scheme simulator at the ADF Careers Expo 2015, Tasmania. From left; Midshipman (MIDN) Alex Neville, MIDN Sophie Wheen, ACM Binskin, AM, MIDN Roman Sinardet and MIDN Charles Gordon. (photo: CPL Shannon McCarthy)

Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC, meets Navy personnel manning the Naval Aviation Prospects Scheme simulator at the ADF Careers Expo 2015, Tasmania. From left; Midshipman (MIDN) Alex Neville, MIDN Sophie Wheen, ACM Binskin, AM, MIDN Roman Sinardet and MIDN Charles Gordon.

The Australian Defence Force Careers Expo - Tasmania was held in Hobart from 18-19 September.

Stirling calls the world in historic radio event

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.  (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Warrant Officer Communication and Information Systems Peter Stephenson from Defence Communications Station - Perth, located at HMAS Stirling, makes the opening address of the 48-hour HF radio event commemorating the Anzac Centenary. Warrant Officer Stephenson made the call using the special event callsign VK100ANZAC.

HMAS Stirling was recently the scene of a unique international HF radio event to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.