Topic: Indo-Pacific Endeavour

Fighting fit technician in Darwin

Published on by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author and photographer)

 Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines from Two Wells, South Australia is a Weapons Systems Maintainer onboard HMAS Darwin on deployment to SE Asia as part of Operation Indo-Pacific Endeavour. (photo: LCDR Jason O'Gorman)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines from Two Wells, South Australia is a Weapons Systems Maintainer onboard HMAS Darwin on deployment to SE Asia as part of Operation Indo-Pacific Endeavour.

A sailor originally from Two Wells in South Australia is a vital cog in the wheel that keeps HMAS Darwin in fighting shape.

Resilience and reassurance – chaplaincy at sea

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

The Chaplain of HMAS Adelaide, Lieutenant Commander Richard Quadrio is seen in before a MRH90 helicopter during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

The Chaplain of HMAS Adelaide, Lieutenant Commander Richard Quadrio is seen in before a MRH90 helicopter during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.

There is something reassuring about a smiling face or someone who asks how you are going when you feel a little overwhelmed, and in HMAS Adelaide there is one man who makes reassurance his business.

Philippines homecoming for Australian Navy officer

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Lucito Irlandez is seen aboard HMAS Adelaide during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Lieutenant Commander Lucito Irlandez is seen aboard HMAS Adelaide during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.

One crew member onboard HMAS Adelaide was keener than most to get ashore when the ship recently visited Manila, Philippines, because it was the first chance to see his mother and brother in more than five years.

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.

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.

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.

Helping hands in Kuala Lumpur

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), Unknown (photographer)

A crew of 10 from HMAS Darwin visits United Voice in Section 17, Petaling Jaya on their off-day after docking at Port Klang, to help the centre with repainting and general maintenance. (photo: Unknown)

A crew of 10 from HMAS Darwin visits United Voice in Section 17, Petaling Jaya on their off-day after docking at Port Klang, to help the centre with repainting and general maintenance.

Royal Australian Navy personnel from HMAS Darwin have helped with some much-needed maintenance work at a centre for people with intellectual disabilities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Improving mind, body and spirit

Published on by WO Christopher Garner (author), POET Scott O'Donohue (photographer)

ABML-P Mazziota instructs a yoga class on the flight deck while HMAS Toowoomba conducts her transit home to Fleet Base West after her IPE 17 deployment.  (photo: POET Scott O'Donohue)

ABML-P Mazziota instructs a yoga class on the flight deck while HMAS Toowoomba conducts her transit home to Fleet Base West after her IPE 17 deployment.

Seagoing deployments have not stopped one proactive and enthusiastic sailor from bringing her passion for fitness with her – and she is converting a ship’s company in the process.

Sirius’ soccer stars marvel in Malaysia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), POML-C William Millward (photographer)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius and the Royal Malaysian Navy after a friendly match in Kuantan, Malaysia. (photo: POML-C William Millward)

Soccer players from HMAS Sirius and the Royal Malaysian Navy after a friendly match in Kuantan, Malaysia.

HMAS Sirius arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia recently to conduct a port visit as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour task group deployment.