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Seeking submariners - a team effort

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Defence Force Recruiting candidates on the gangway of HMAS Waller at Fleet Base East. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Defence Force Recruiting candidates on the gangway of HMAS Waller at Fleet Base East.

During a recent visit to the east coast of the Australian continent, the crew of Collins class submarine, HMAS Waller opened the hatches to shed some light on those who sail the depths.

Deployment dedicated to family and friends

Published on by LEUT Harley Slatter (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jake Yarnold conducts maintenance on the Vertical Launch System in HMAS Warramunga.  (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jake Yarnold conducts maintenance on the Vertical Launch System in HMAS Warramunga.

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jake Yarnold is gearing up for his first taste of operational experience as part of the ship’s company of HMAS Warramunga.

Reflections on Timor-Leste

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), Jay Cronan (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Bruce Mills, Able Seaman Darren Young, Petty Officer Mark Skinner and Lieutenant Commander Hamish Frazer onboard HMAS Toowoomba off the Timor-Leste capital city Dili. (photo: Jay Cronan)

Sub Lieutenant Bruce Mills, Able Seaman Darren Young, Petty Officer Mark Skinner and Lieutenant Commander Hamish Frazer onboard HMAS Toowoomba off the Timor-Leste capital city Dili.

HMA Ships Toowoomba and Adelaide recently joined HMAS Darwin off the Timor-Leste capital of Dili on the 18th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy Task Force arrival for Operation INTERFET in 1999.

Training next-gen warfighters

Published on by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author), LSEW Nathan Streeter (photographer)

Eleven junior Warfare Officers under training have embarked on HMAS Darwin for a journey that will take them through the full range of experiences they are likely to encounter on a warship at sea. (photo: LSEW NATHAN STREETER)

Eleven junior Warfare Officers under training have embarked on HMAS Darwin for a journey that will take them through the full range of experiences they are likely to encounter on a warship at sea.

As HMAS Darwin participates in Indo-Pacific Endeavour, she carries with her a group of the Navy’s future leaders.

Going the distance for fitness and charity

Published on by Department of Defence (author), SGT Stephen Tilley (author)

Commander Ian Young on completion of day three of his charity bike ride, helping to raise funds into finding a cure for Vanishing White Matter Disease.  (photo: SGT Stephen Tilley)

Commander Ian Young on completion of day three of his charity bike ride, helping to raise funds into finding a cure for Vanishing White Matter Disease.

Commander Ian Young is a Navy Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Maritime Operational Health Unit in Sydney, but he still finds the time to keep fit and channel his training to a higher purpose.

Inspiring for all - Adelaide in the Philippines

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Ashlie Pedere, Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Danica Taylor, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Jhana Smith and Wenilie Pedere during a visit by the crew of HMAS Adelaide to the Amazing Grace Refuge Home in Dinalupihan, Philippines. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Ashlie Pedere, Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Danica Taylor, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Jhana Smith and Wenilie Pedere during a visit by the crew of HMAS Adelaide to the Amazing Grace Refuge Home in Dinalupihan, Philippines.

For one group of Filipino orphans, a visit by Australian Defence Force members and a tour of HMAS Adelaide brought a time of high excitement into their challenging lives.

Penguin shows softer side in base tour

This article has photo gallery Published on by WOATV Ian Daley (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation Charity Luncheon on the balcony of the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation Charity Luncheon on the balcony of the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin.

As the Royal Australian Navy’s primary medical training facility, it is fitting that Sydney base, HMAS Penguin's community and charitable support involves sick children.

Battle of bridges conquered

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

The Defence community and their families take part in HMAS Stirling's annual Walk to Work day, which involves walking from the base front gate to the Stirling Sports Oval, covering a distance of approximately 6.4km. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Defence community and their families take part in HMAS Stirling's annual Walk to Work day, which involves walking from the base front gate to the Stirling Sports Oval, covering a distance of approximately 6.4km.

Defence personnel based in Western Australia have stopped traffic in its tracks, closing the causeway to Garden Island in the name of fitness and wellbeing.

Community minded Cairns cycle for a cause

Published on by SMNGX Josiah Rutherford (author), Unknown (photographer)

The HMAS Cairns Crusaders cycling team. (photo: Unknown)

The HMAS Cairns Crusaders cycling team.

The HMAS Cairns Crusaders cycling team has put their fitness to the test attending the annual Cairns to Cooktown Cardiac Challenge, a fundraising event that aims to increase awareness about cardiac disease in Far North Queensland as well as financially support the cardiac ward in Cairns Base Hospital.

Malaysian students visit HMAS Adelaide

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)

School students from the Tuanku Ja'afar Technical Institute are provided a tour by members of HMAS Adelaide at Klang, Malaysia, during a port visit as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17. (photo: POIS Andrew Dakin)

School students from the Tuanku Ja'afar Technical Institute are provided a tour by members of HMAS Adelaide at Klang, Malaysia, during a port visit as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17.

More than 300 school students were treated to ship tours during HMAS Adelaide’s recent visit to Port Klang, Malaysia.