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Warm welcome for French counterpart

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN and Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspects Australia's Federation Guard during a  recent visit to Canberra. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN and Chief of Staff of the French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspects Australia's Federation Guard during a recent visit to Canberra.

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, welcomed his French counterpart, Admiral Bernard Rogel, in Canberra last week for a series of meetings to strengthen and deepen the relationship between the two navies.

Navy aviators on parade in Coffs Harbour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), LEUT Jakob Kapelj (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.  (photo: CPL Nicci Freeman)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Glynn, Executive Officer, 725 Squadron, stands with an MH-60R 'Romeo' Seahawk helicopter at the Australian International Airshow 2015, Avalon, Victoria.

Naval aviators from 725 Squadron will march through Coffs Harbour on 19 May, for the first time since being 'adopted' by the City in March 2015.

Coral Sea remembered in Western Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), Mrs Peta Magorian (photographer)

Dignitaries and Wreath layers march on - lead by WA Police Piper Chris Macaulay then Reverend Richard Pengelley, Governor of WA Kerry Sanderson AO and Warden of the State War Memorial Mr Peter King, followed by the wreath layers from each organisation. (photo: Mrs Peta Magorian)

Dignitaries and Wreath layers march on - lead by WA Police Piper Chris Macaulay then Reverend Richard Pengelley, Governor of WA Kerry Sanderson AO and Warden of the State War Memorial Mr Peter King, followed by the wreath layers from each organisation.

The 74th commemoration of the Battle of the Coral Sea was recently held at the Western Australian State War Memorial at Kings Park, Perth.

Brisbane’s Navy base commissions as HMAS Moreton

Published on by LEUT Nicholas Manning (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Seaman Cryptologic Systems Paige Blake prepares to raise the Australian white ensign in preparation for the commissioning of HMAS Moreton in Brisbane Queensland. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Seaman Cryptologic Systems Paige Blake prepares to raise the Australian white ensign in preparation for the commissioning of HMAS Moreton in Brisbane Queensland.

The Royal Australian Navy formally commissioned Navy Headquarters – South Queensland in Brisbane as HMAS Moreton today, in a ceremony steeped in tradition.

Prodrive V8 Supercar team visit Stirling

Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LS Brad Darville (author)

Navy Health Ambassador, Bathurst winning V8 Supercar driver and honorary Lieutenant Chaz Mostert with Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tristan Brooker and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Dale Tiyce-Nelson during Chaz Mostert's visit to HMAS Stirling in the build up to the V8 Supercars Perth Super Sprint at the Barbagallo Raceway. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Navy Health Ambassador, Bathurst winning V8 Supercar driver and honorary Lieutenant Chaz Mostert with Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tristan Brooker and Leading Seaman Marine Technician Dale Tiyce-Nelson during Chaz Mostert's visit to HMAS Stirling in the build up to the V8 Supercars Perth Super Sprint at the Barbagallo Raceway.

Ford Supercar driver Chaz Mostert and Team Navy mechanics have visited HMAS Stirlingto warm up for the weekend's racing at Barbagallo Raceway in Perth.

Navy on show for AFL Armed Forces Day

Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (author)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Al Kristenson kicks a goal at the AFL curtain-raiser match between Navy and Indigenous football team Moorditj Koort at the Australian AFL Commission's Armed Forces Day at Subiaco Oval. * (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Al Kristenson kicks a goal at the AFL curtain-raiser match between Navy and Indigenous football team Moorditj Koort at the Australian AFL Commission's Armed Forces Day at Subiaco Oval. *

A Royal Australian Navy AFL team has been narrowly beaten in a commemorative game against the Western Australian Indigenous Moordijt Koort side at Subiaco Oval on 1 May.
 
The match was played as a curtain-raiser to the West Coast Eagles versus Collingwood match and was part  of the Australian AFL Commission Armed Forces Day which commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.  
 

This is Sirius, Mum!

Published on by ABCIS Bonnie Foster (author), ABET Luke van Beekhuizen (author)

Mrs Deanne Newman, Lieutenant Elizabeth Newman, Mrs Allison Foster, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Bonnie Foster, Mrs Virginia Oakley and Lieutenant Sonia Clark onboard HMAS Sirius during Families Week.
 (photo: ABET Luke van Beekhuizen)

Mrs Deanne Newman, Lieutenant Elizabeth Newman, Mrs Allison Foster, Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Bonnie Foster, Mrs Virginia Oakley and Lieutenant Sonia Clark onboard HMAS Sirius during Families Week.

Families of the ship's company of HMAS Sirius were given an insight into the working lives of their loved ones when they joined the replenishment ship  on the final leg of a seven-week deployment, sailing from Adelaide to Rockingham, Western Australia.

Keeping it in the family – three Navy dads, three Navy daughters

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Melinda McMullen (author)

From left: Lieutenant Jess Webster, Lieutenant John Webster, Midshipman Jessica McGannon, Commander John McGannon, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Ann Hooper, and Lieutenant Commander Brice Hooper enjoy spending time together following the Anzac Day march in Wollongong. (photo: Unknown)

From left: Lieutenant Jess Webster, Lieutenant John Webster, Midshipman Jessica McGannon, Commander John McGannon, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Ann Hooper, and Lieutenant Commander Brice Hooper enjoy spending time together following the Anzac Day march in Wollongong.

Following in your father’s footsteps seems to be something of a tradition in Wollongong with three naval officers being joined by their currently serving Navy daughters for Anzac Day commemorations in the Illawarra.

Army takes prize at rugby championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Mick Trainor (author), LEUT Kirsti Welling-Burtenshaw (author), CPL Brenton Kwaterski (photographer)

Sergeant Brooke Saunders takes on the Navy defence during the women's Navy versus RAAF game at the ADF Rugby Union Championships. (photo: CPL Brenton Kwaterski)

Sergeant Brooke Saunders takes on the Navy defence during the women's Navy versus RAAF game at the ADF Rugby Union Championships.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Rugby elite took to the field recently at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Championships held at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane. 

Navy rugby train for championship

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Chris Boardman (author)

The Royal Australian Navy Men’s Rugby Union side prepare for the ADF Rugby Union championship 2016 at Borneo Barracks in Cabarlah, Queensland. (photo: Unknown)

The Royal Australian Navy Men’s Rugby Union side prepare for the ADF Rugby Union championship 2016 at Borneo Barracks in Cabarlah, Queensland.

Players representing the Royal Australian Navy in Rugby Union are in Brisbane for this year’s Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Championship.