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Bradley's Head holds historical highlights

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site.

Many officers and sailors from navies all over the world have come to attention as their ships sailed past Bradley's Head on Sydney Harbour, but how many of them knew of the significance of the headland?

Cadets savour sea time

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nicole Francis (author and photographer)

The members from TS Darwin who participated in the Cadet Sea Day onboard Leeuwin (photo: LEUT Nicole Francis)

The members from TS Darwin who participated in the Cadet Sea Day onboard Leeuwin

Navy cadets have enjoyed an ‘at sea’ experience with the ship's company of hydrographic ship, HMAS Leeuwin, renewing friendships made in sister ship HMAS Melville.

HMAS Penguin dives in to help sick kids' charity

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Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in-service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in-service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

As the Royal Australian Navy’s primary medical training facility, it was fitting that HMAS Penguin continued their support of sick children by hosting a tour of the Sydney base for charity recently.

Navy role models for South Pacific Island Community

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), Unknown (photographer)

An ADF contingent consisting mostly of RAN personnel recently participated as role models in the ANU’s Pasifika program (outlined at Ref. A). The program is aimed at increasing tertiary participation in students with a PNG, NZ or Marshall Island background. (photo: Unknown)

An ADF contingent consisting mostly of RAN personnel recently participated as role models in the ANU’s Pasifika program (outlined at Ref. A). The program is aimed at increasing tertiary participation in students with a PNG, NZ or Marshall Island background.

Royal Australian Navy members proudly represented the Australian Defence Force at the Canberra Pasifika Youth Day recently celebrating Pacific Islander achievement, culture and contribution.

Going postal in support of needy kids

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Mudgee Guardian Photographer Sam Potts (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Jim Lawless rides a Navy branded postie bike through Mudgee as part of the Late Mail postie bike ride. (photo: Unknown)

Chief Petty Officer Jim Lawless rides a Navy branded postie bike through Mudgee as part of the Late Mail postie bike ride.

After seven days and close to 1,750 kilometres on a 'postie' bike, Chief Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Jim Lawless has raised over $2,650 for charity Wings4Kidz.

Controlling the Shoalhaven skies

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

 Squadron Leader Teresa Wynter, Flight Commander of 453 Squadron - Nowra Detachment explains the duties of an

Squadron Leader Teresa Wynter, Flight Commander of 453 Squadron - Nowra Detachment explains the duties of an "Approach" Air traffic Controller in the Approach Room located in the HMAS Albatross Airfield Control Building. Leading Seaman Michael Solomon and Able Seaman Sean Payne listen closely to the brief.

The high stakes of Defence air traffic control were explained at the recent HMAS Albatross Air Traffic Control Tower open day.

Team Navy Sailors impress at Bathurst

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLGOFF Brooke Marshall (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), SGT Brett Sherriff (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officers met with Team Navy Mechanic Seaman Dale Tyce-Nelson on the starting Grid at Bathurst on Race Day. (photo: SGT Brett Sherriff)

Royal Australian Navy Officers met with Team Navy Mechanic Seaman Dale Tyce-Nelson on the starting Grid at Bathurst on Race Day.

Navy made its mark in the sky and on the ground at this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 supercars race.

Capability on Show at HMAS Cerberus

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Members of HMAS Cerberus guard salute during the 'Beat to Quarters' and 'Ceremonial Sunset' performance at the 2016 Open Day at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
  (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Members of HMAS Cerberus guard salute during the 'Beat to Quarters' and 'Ceremonial Sunset' performance at the 2016 Open Day at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Victorian base, HMAS Cerberus opened the gates at on 23 October for their biennial open day, offering visitors an insight into initial training, naval tradition, new capabilities and life in the ‘blue suit’.

 

Remembering those lost at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Foreign Defence Force Delegates pay their respects at Monument Hill in Fremantle by laying a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph for fallen sailors and soldiers after the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference 2016 (APSC) in Fremantle, Western Australia. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Foreign Defence Force Delegates pay their respects at Monument Hill in Fremantle by laying a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph for fallen sailors and soldiers after the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference 2016 (APSC) in Fremantle, Western Australia.

A small group of senior Australian and international naval officers took time out from the recent Asia Pacific Submarine Conference to pay respects to fallen submariners.

Chief of Navy launches Family and Domestic Violence Strategy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, launches the Navy Family and Domestic Violence Strategy at Russell Offices, Canberra.  (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, launches the Navy Family and Domestic Violence Strategy at Russell Offices, Canberra.

The Navy family received a boost recently with the launch of a specific strategy to prevent, respond to and support victims of family and domestic violence.