Participants the recent Sea Power Conference in Sydney experienced a taste of Navy training at the adjoining Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition.
One hundred and three years ago, Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 disappeared while patrolling the seas near present-day New Guinea. No trace of the vessel or its 35 hands has ever been found. This story is now being told in a new exhibition at the Queensland Maritime Museum, War at Sea– the Navy in World War I.
The Australian Navy will anticipate delivery of the world’s best technology as part of a multi-billion dollar investment unveiled by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, in Sydney on 3 October.
Overcoming a fear of needles and blood has allowed one Senior Sailor to become a regular donor of blood and plasma, and recently achieved her 50th donation.
Brisbane became a hive of naval activity in the middle of October, with service men and women out in force for Navy Week Southeast Queensland.