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WILD footy in South Africa

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

Members of HMAS Anzac hand out Navy souvenirs to children from the local community that are engaged in the Footy Wild program, in Cape Town, South Africa. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Members of HMAS Anzac hand out Navy souvenirs to children from the local community that are engaged in the Footy Wild program, in Cape Town, South Africa.

During HMAS Anzac’s recent visit to South Africa, members of ship’s company participated in a clinic with junior AFL players in the township of Khayelitsha, just outside of Cape Town.

A bright future for services rugby

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author)

Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics Sailor, Able Seaman Saluluelanei

Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics Sailor, Able Seaman Saluluelanei "Lulu" Grey at work at Al Minhad Air Base.

Nine stand out players from the Australian Services Rugby Union women’s team are currently being considered for Wallaroo selection after a strong showing at the recent Women’s Nationals held in Sydney.

Hydrographers unite on special day

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author)

World Hydrography Day 2015 celebratory cake is cut by Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Charlotte Lauer and Lieutenant Commander Peter Locke. (photo: Unknown)

World Hydrography Day 2015 celebratory cake is cut by Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Charlotte Lauer and Lieutenant Commander Peter Locke.

To some 21 June may have been just another Sunday but to the Royal Australian Navy it was significantly World Hydrography Day. 

The past and the future on display in Spain

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

HMAS Anzac and SPS Almirante Juan de Borbon, of the Spanish Navy, conduct officer of the watch manoeuvres off the coast of Ferrol, Spain. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac and SPS Almirante Juan de Borbon, of the Spanish Navy, conduct officer of the watch manoeuvres off the coast of Ferrol, Spain.

A warm welcome was received by the crew of HMAS Anzac last week when they visited the naval port of Ferrol, in Spain’s Galicia region for a port visit during their NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment. 

Australian Defence Force Members Soon to See Effects of New Workplace Remuneration Arrangement

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Australian Defence Force Members Soon to See Effects of New Workplace Remuneration Arrangement (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

Australian Defence Force Members Soon to See Effects of New Workplace Remuneration Arrangement

Australian Defence Force members will soon see more money in their bank accounts as the first salary increase, including back pay, is processed on July 30.

Newcastle replenishes with French

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dylan Pearse (author)

The distance line is hauled in onboard HMAS Newcastle from the French Replenishment Ship, FS Var, as both ships conduct a RAS(L) (Replenishment at Sea-Liquids). HMAS Newcastle is tasked to carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean in support of Operation MANITOU. (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialis)

The distance line is hauled in onboard HMAS Newcastle from the French Replenishment Ship, FS Var, as both ships conduct a RAS(L) (Replenishment at Sea-Liquids). HMAS Newcastle is tasked to carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean in support of Operation MANITOU.

HMAS Newcastle counter narcotics opertations in the Middle East are part of the Combined Maritime Forces in the region, supported by many nations.

Anzac performs royally in UK

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

HMS St Albans waits in Plymouth harbour as HMAS Anzac prepares to conduct a task group minefield and force protection transit during Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) training off the coast of Plymouth, United Kingdom. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMS St Albans waits in Plymouth harbour as HMAS Anzac prepares to conduct a task group minefield and force protection transit during Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) training off the coast of Plymouth, United Kingdom.

After a short mid-deployment break at the historic naval port of Portsmouth in the United Kingdom, HMAS Anzac recently put to sea to participate in training with the Royal Navy’s Flag Officer Sea Training team.

Talisman Sabre set to commence

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author), LCPL Laura Cardoso (photographer), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Australia - A landing craft air cushioned (LCAC) from USS Germantown, heads toward the shores of Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 19, 2011 during a U.S. Marines amphibious assault exercise.  (photo: Lance Corporal Laura Cardoso)

Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Australia - A landing craft air cushioned (LCAC) from USS Germantown, heads toward the shores of Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, Australia, July 19, 2011 during a U.S. Marines amphibious assault exercise.

Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, the largest combined biennial military exercise undertaken by the Australian Defence Force, will put about 18,000 Army, Navy and Air Force personnel to the test in the coming weeks.

Melbourne fires Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles

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

An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile fires from HMAS Melbourne's MK-41 vertical launcher during training in the East Australian Exercise Area off the New South Wales coast. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile fires from HMAS Melbourne's MK-41 vertical launcher during training in the East Australian Exercise Area off the New South Wales coast.

The Royal Australian Navy Adelaide class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, has successfully fired two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles, reinforcing her war-fighting and mariner skills.

Melbourne homecoming for frigate

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABIS Bonny Gassner (author)

HMAS Melbourne departs Port Melbourne in preparation for Mission Readiness work-up. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

HMAS Melbourne departs Port Melbourne in preparation for Mission Readiness work-up.

Following a 10 week maintenance period, HMAS Melbourne is back in action, preparing for a Middle East deployment.