Section: Events

A right Royal visit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) speaks with the ship's company of Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Hobart.  (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) speaks with the ship's company of Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Hobart.

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, the Duke of York had an important message for the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy during a recent visit to Australia.

Brainstorming the future

Published on by Aurora Daniels (author), Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes (photographer)

Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, disembarks from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of large-scale amphibious assault during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017. (photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Sykes)

Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, disembarks from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of large-scale amphibious assault during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.

Defence is holding its first force design conference to gather ideas from around Australia and the globe on designing the future force.

Navy welcomes the world for Sea Power Conference

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at the 2017 SeaPower Conference in Darling Harbour.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at the 2017 SeaPower Conference in Darling Harbour.

The Royal Australian Navy is hosting the biennial Sea Power Conference with senior naval delegations from around the world descending on Sydney for three days of discussions and Navy-to-Navy engagements.

Reunion reflects on a flying era

This article has photo gallery Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), Unknown (photographer)

LCDR Murray Smythe, sixth from left, and Andy Perry, far left – the other midshipman on the original course – in front of a RAAF DHC4 Caribou at the reunion. (photo: Unknown)

LCDR Murray Smythe, sixth from left, and Andy Perry, far left – the other midshipman on the original course – in front of a RAAF DHC4 Caribou at the reunion.

Midshipmen who were among those to take part in No. 67 Pilots’ Course in 1967 were reunited with some of their fellow pilots at RAAF Base Point Cook recently, five decades after the completion of the course that brought them together.

‘Jack’ pays tribute to those who served

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Mark McGowan, BA, LLB, MLA, unveils the Australian Sailor Monument on the Perth foreshore at Elizabeth Quay. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Mark McGowan, BA, LLB, MLA, unveils the Australian Sailor Monument on the Perth foreshore at Elizabeth Quay.

A monument to mariners has been unveiled in Western Australia, as a thank you to sailors of all descriptions, from a grateful maritime nation.

Memorial for Peace

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), Jay Cronan (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Peter Barnes at the Dedication of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra. (photo: Jay Cronan)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Peter Barnes at the Dedication of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra.

A memorial to honour the work of more than 80,000 Australian Defence Force members, police and civilian peacekeepers, was dedicated by Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (retd) on Anzac Parade, Canberra, on 14 September.

Half ton for remote communication station

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), Miss Sophie Pearse (photographer), ABC News North-West WA (photographer)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, United States Navy and the Capability Aquisition Sustainment Group celebrate 50 years since the opening of the Naval Communication Station, Harold E. Holt, in Exmouth WA. (photo: Miss Sophie Pearse)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, United States Navy and the Capability Aquisition Sustainment Group celebrate 50 years since the opening of the Naval Communication Station, Harold E. Holt, in Exmouth WA.

It’s been 50 years since one of the key communications hubs for the submarine community opened its gates and created a remote Western Australian town in the process.

Relationships reaffirmed in region

This article has photo gallery Published on by Rhiannon Westhorp-Janz (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide Navigator, LCDR Lachlan Browne, with Royal Malaysian Navy Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations and Exercise, RADM Datuk Khairul Anuar Yahya and his staff on the bridge of HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

HMAS Adelaide Navigator, LCDR Lachlan Browne, with Royal Malaysian Navy Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations and Exercise, RADM Datuk Khairul Anuar Yahya and his staff on the bridge of HMAS Adelaide.

The annual Australian and Malaysian Navy to Navy talks were held at Sydney base, HMAS Penguin in August as part of on-going engagement activities with Malaysia.

Discussions focus on shared interests

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Australia’s focus in the Asian region and on improving defence ties with Indonesia was recently highlighted with two visits from Australian Navy leaders in a week. (photo: )

Australia’s focus in the Asian region and on improving defence ties with Indonesia was recently highlighted with two visits from Australian Navy leaders in a week.

Australia’s focus in the Asian region and on improving defence ties with Indonesia was recently highlighted with two visits from Australian Navy leaders in a week.

Platypus history preserved

Published on by Department of Defence (author), Unknown (photographer)

Senator the Hon Marise Payne Minister for Defence pays her respects during the dedication ceremony for HMAS Platypus. (photo: Unknown)

Senator the Hon Marise Payne Minister for Defence pays her respects during the dedication ceremony for HMAS Platypus.

A ceremony to remember lost Australian submariners was held at the former HMAS Platypus submarine base on Sydney Harbour on 18 August.