Royal Australian Navy personnel embedded in the Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 in the Middle East have completed a highly successful counter-terrorism deployment and are heading home.
A cruise ship and a tanker collide and burst into flames, diesel fuel and oil are rapidly spilling into the Han River, five people are thrown into the water, one of the vessels starts to sink and first responders from five nations rush to the scene, in the scenario of a major regional emergency response exercise.
One million push-ups across a seven-month deployment is the aggressive target driving Australian Defence Force communications and information systems personnel in the Middle East.
One Dominion Yachtsmen Scheme participant, possibly the last one of the original 500, had a number of narrow escapes during the Second World War.
A team of Australian Defence Force medical specialists have deployed to Vietnam for the final phase of Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2017 - the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
The local community came together to help HMAS Moreton celebrate a big milestone – the Queensland establishment’s first birthday.
The gritty persistence of a Melbourne historian to have a forgotten group of Second World War sailors recognised finally paid off when a plaque was dedicated to them at the Australian War Memorial on 4 May.
While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity.
One of Navy's smallest establishments was central to Australian Defence Force support for the post cyclone Debbie recovery efforts after amphibious HMAS Choules was dispatched to assist.
The Royal Australian Navy works hard at protecting the seaborne trade on which Australia depends for its livelihood and wellbeing - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.