HMAS Choules off the coast of New Caledonia during Exercise Criox du Sud 2018. (photo: CPL Kyle Genner)
HMAS Choules off the coast of New Caledonia during Exercise Criox du Sud 2018.

HMAS Choules to open its heart to Sydney on 22 September

Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.

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  • Officers and sailors from HMAS Cairns took to kayaks to help clear Cairns waterways from rubbish during the Great Northern Cleanup. (photo: POPTI Kristian Weldon)

    HMAS Cairns helps waterway clean-up

    Navy initiative and community spirit was on display in Far North Queensland as personnel from HMAS Cairns took to the water in kayaks to contribute to the ‘Great Northern Clean Up’, a preservation program for the regional environment.

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HMAS Choules off the coast of New Caledonia during Exercise Criox du Sud 2018. (photo: CPL Kyle Genner)

HMAS Choules to open its heart to Sydney on 22 September

Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.

Officers and sailors from HMAS Cairns took to kayaks to help clear Cairns waterways from rubbish during the Great Northern Cleanup. (photo: POPTI Kristian Weldon)

HMAS Cairns helps waterway clean-up

Navy initiative and community spirit was on display in Far North Queensland as personnel from HMAS Cairns took to the water in kayaks to contribute to the ‘Great Northern Clean Up’, a preservation program for the regional environment.

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Commanding Officer Flight 1, Rear Admiral Neil Ralph, AO, DSC, RAN (Retd) (right), presents the Unit Citation for Gallantry Burgee (pennant) to Commanding Officer 723 Squadron, Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, at the presentation of the Unit Citation held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Unit Citation for Gallantry awarded to RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam This article has photo gallery

The contribution of 196 Royal Australian Navy members as part of a combined Australian and United States helicopter unit during the Vietnam War has been recognised at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.

Royal Australian Navy members from Australia's Federation Guard conducting a Catafalque Party at the HMAS Canberra Memorial on the foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra. (photo: LSML-C Nadav Harel)

Canberra's sacrifice remembered This article has photo gallery

The 76th anniversary of the loss of the original HMAS Canberra in the Battle of Savo Island was commemorated at a ceremony in Canberra on 9 August.

Sport

SMN Dylan Holland (competitor number 87) works his way through the field in the Australian Cross-Country Championships held at south east Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. (photo: )

Gap Year sailor competes in national championships This article has photo gallery

Amongst the 1200 athletes who competed in the Australian Cross-Country Championships at Maleny Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast in late August was HMAS Albatross Gap Year participant SMN Dylan Holland.

The women's 50 metre freestyle heat underway during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Cerberus swimmers dominate the lanes This article has photo gallery

It might still feel like an icy winter in Victoria, but that didn’t stop the HMAS Cerberus ship’s company from hitting the pool for the annual whole-of-base swimming carnival.