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The icons of Anzac

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove.

While participating at Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and in the Sea of Marmara recently, several symbolic links to helped to reinforce the original ANZAC story to the crew of HMAS Anzac.

Tim Tam challenge for improved safety

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mark Taylor (author), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer), LSPT Jessica Clarke (photographer), LSML-SO Joshua Matthews (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts a Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Toowoomba (photo: LCDR Peter Russell)

HMAS Sirius conducts a Replenishment at Sea with HMAS Toowoomba

Replenishment at sea is a complex endeavour, requiring close-quarters manoeuvring from ships in all manner of conditions. Limiting the time that ships are side-by-side is ideal for safety and operational effectiveness.

Seychelles stopover for Success

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthea Baczkowski (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success, Captain Justin Jones, RAN, salutes as the Australian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Ms Susan Coles crosses the gangway during a short visit while HMAS Success is in the Seychelles on her return trip to Australia after serving in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU. (photo: Able Seaman Jake Badior)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success, Captain Justin Jones, RAN, salutes as the Australian High Commissioner, Her Excellency Ms Susan Coles crosses the gangway during a short visit while HMAS Success is in the Seychelles on her return trip to Australia after serving in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU.

HMAS Success is homeward bound after a six month deployment in the Middle East undertaking duties as part of Operation MANITOU.

HMAS Perth on show in Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Kyle Livingstone (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, speaks to HMAS Perth Seaman and Midshipman during his visit to Changi Naval Base in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition (IMDEX) Asia 2015. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, speaks to HMAS Perth Seaman and Midshipman during his visit to Changi Naval Base in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition (IMDEX) Asia 2015.

Following the recent success of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2015, HMAS Perth joined ships from across the Asia-Pacific at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia 2015.

HMAS Sydney gets on board Plan Pelorus

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Crew of HMAS Sydney discuss Plan Pelorus during a presentation held onboard.

At left, Leading Seaman (LS) Rohan Hitch and LS Ben Waters. At right, Able Seaman (AB) Andrea Bell and AB Greg Knipe. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Crew of HMAS Sydney discuss Plan Pelorus during a presentation held onboard. At left, Leading Seaman (LS) Rohan Hitch and LS Ben Waters. At right, Able Seaman (AB) Andrea Bell and AB Greg Knipe.

Vice Admiral Tim Barrett's plan for Navy's future, 'Plan Pelorus', is being rolled out across the Navy, with a warfighting, capability and workforce focus for 2018.

Graduates make flying visit to Albatross

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author)

The Defence Graduate Development Program gets those newest to the Department, out and about to see the day-to-day business of 'protecting Australia and its interests'.  Graduates recently dropped into HMAS Albatross as part of a whirlwind tour of New South Wales bases.  (photo: Unknown)

The Defence Graduate Development Program gets those newest to the Department, out and about to see the day-to-day business of 'protecting Australia and its interests'. Graduates recently dropped into HMAS Albatross as part of a whirlwind tour of New South Wales bases.

The Defence Graduate Development Program gets those newest to the Department, out and about to see the day-to-day business of 'protecting Australia and its interests'.  Graduates recently dropped into HMAS Albatross as part of a whirlwind tour of New South Wales bases.

Chef shares secrets at Stirling

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Celebrity chef Adrian Richardson with Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Neil Plunkett and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Teagan Van Rooyen at the main galley, HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Celebrity chef Adrian Richardson with Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Chef Neil Plunkett and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Teagan Van Rooyen at the main galley, HMAS Stirling.

Navy chefs at HMAS Stirling shared tips and secrets from the galley with a fellow professional recently, opening his eyes to the challenges of cooking at sea.

A Rat in Tobruk

Published on by LEUT Darren Watkins (author), LEUT Darren Watkins (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Tobruk, Commander Leif Maxfield and Officer Commanding Ships Army Detachment HMAS Tobruk, Major Nick Aplin, pictured with Mr Henry Tranter and his family on the Vehicle Deck of HMAS Tobruk.  (photo: LEUT Darren Watkins)

Commanding Officer HMAS Tobruk, Commander Leif Maxfield and Officer Commanding Ships Army Detachment HMAS Tobruk, Major Nick Aplin, pictured with Mr Henry Tranter and his family on the Vehicle Deck of HMAS Tobruk.

HMAS ­Tobruk recently had the privilege of hosting someone with direct links to the battle after which the ship is named.

Anzac arrives in UK for training exchange

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mates Kane Rowe and Benjamin Hill fire the three pound saluting gun as a mark of respect to the First Sea Lord, Chief of Staff Royal Navy, as HMAS Anzac arrives in Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mates Kane Rowe and Benjamin Hill fire the three pound saluting gun as a mark of respect to the First Sea Lord, Chief of Staff Royal Navy, as HMAS Anzac arrives in Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth.

The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Portsmouth, England, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment.

HMAS Perth and HMAS Rankin show Navy capability in key regional exercise

Published on by LCDR Rob Roscoe (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Commanding Officers and Operations Officers of participating ships, HMAS Perth, HMNZS Endeavour, RSS Stalwart, KD Kasturi and KD Ganyang on the forecastle of HMAS Perth during Exercise Bersama Shield 2015. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Commanding Officers and Operations Officers of participating ships, HMAS Perth, HMNZS Endeavour, RSS Stalwart, KD Kasturi and KD Ganyang on the forecastle of HMAS Perth during Exercise Bersama Shield 2015.

HMA Ships Perth and Rankin demonstrated the effectiveness of Australian Defence Force maritime operations during the Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 15.