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Newcastle's Great Race home for charity

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's ship's company participate in a charity fundraising event on the flight deck while alongside in Jakarta, Indonesia during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Members of HMAS Newcastle's ship's company participate in a charity fundraising event on the flight deck while alongside in Jakarta, Indonesia during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

In an effort to raise funds one last time before she decommissions in June, HMAS Newcastle is conducting a major fundraising event aptly named ‘The Great Race’ as she makes her way home from INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Success takes part in ADMM+ exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Success joins naval vessels from 12 countries to conduct co-ordinated formation manoeuvres in the South China Sea during the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM+) sea phase exercises. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Success joins naval vessels from 12 countries to conduct co-ordinated formation manoeuvres in the South China Sea during the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM+) sea phase exercises.

HMAS Success has represented Australia in a regional maritime exercise led by Singapore and South Korea.

Sharing knowledge with Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), SGT Ben Dempster (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.  (photo: SGT Ben Dempster)

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

While in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition, members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) Joint Task Force shared humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) knowledge.

Controlling the air from the sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), SGT Ben Dempster (photographer)

An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Three Royal Australian Air Force personnel are controlling the airspace from a moving airstrip on board HMAS Canberra.

A great start as Success nears finish

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Success, Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, takes a selfie with the Phase 2 Midshipmen embarked aboard HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Success, Captain Darren Grogan, CSM, RAN, takes a selfie with the Phase 2 Midshipmen embarked aboard HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

As HMAS Success comes to the end of her Navy service, a group of midshipmen aboard the First Lady of the Fleet are starting theirs.

Swansong for Success’ band

Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Success ship’s band ‘RASamataz’ plays at the Sembawang Naval Base during a port visit to Sembawang in Singapore as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Success ship’s band ‘RASamataz’ plays at the Sembawang Naval Base during a port visit to Sembawang in Singapore as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

It wasn’t quite a hot August night but it was a very humid night in May as the sounds of RASamataz drifted across the Sembawang Wharves, Singapore, for the last time.

Successeroos upset Singapore

Published on by LCDR Alfonso Santos (author), LSMT Cameron Campbell (photographer)

Members of HMAS Success compete against the Security Guards of Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore during a post visit as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSMT Cameron Campbell)

Members of HMAS Success compete against the Security Guards of Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore during a post visit as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Not many people know about the relationship the soccer players of HMAS Success have forged with members of the security police at Singapore’s Sembawang Wharves.

Cutting-edge technology on show

Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Republic of Singapore Navy Medical Officers perform a ‘cut suit’ triage demonstration at the Changi Naval Base Medical Centre during IMDEX in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Republic of Singapore Navy Medical Officers perform a ‘cut suit’ triage demonstration at the Changi Naval Base Medical Centre during IMDEX in Singapore.

A surgical ‘cut suit’ that simulates trauma and burns to allow people to practise operations was demonstrated by the Singapore Defence Force during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19).

Trans-Tasman endorsement for sailors

Published on by Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenant Ed Hall (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Sub Lieutenant Yuri Kourelakos (centre) and Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenants Edward Hall (left) and Cameron Jamieson (right) on the bridge wing of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy Sub Lieutenant Yuri Kourelakos (centre) and Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenants Edward Hall (left) and Cameron Jamieson (right) on the bridge wing of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Three young officers from Australia and New Zealand have spent their time well on HMAS Success’ final deployment by furthering their Maritime Warfare Officer (MWO) training.

Remembering the fallen in Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior and LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

Members of HMAS Canberra have attended a small ceremony at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore to pay their respects to those who died defending Singapore and Malaya during World War II.