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Sirius fun for west coast sailor

Published on by LCDR Paul Flynn (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Jabin Roberts on the helm of the fleet replenishment ship HMAS Sirius. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Jabin Roberts on the helm of the fleet replenishment ship HMAS Sirius.

Following his twin brother into the Navy has been a life changing experience for Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Jabin Roberts.

Future leader continues Albany legacy

Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), North Albany Senior High School (photographer)

Lieutenant Will Singer from HMAS Stirling presents the Long Tan award to Ms Breanna Payne from North Albany Senior High School. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Will Singer from HMAS Stirling presents the Long Tan award to Ms Breanna Payne from North Albany Senior High School.

Located in regional Western Australia, Albany is home to final Australian port for many who created the Anzac legacy in the First World War, and the site of major commemorations in 2014 for the 100 anniversary of the departure of the 'Anzac Convoys'.

Before her time - the tale of Navy's first female sailor

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Nancy Bentley, honorary member of the Royal Australian Navy, on board HMAS Sydney (I) in 1920. (photo: )

Nancy Bentley, honorary member of the Royal Australian Navy, on board HMAS Sydney (I) in 1920.

Twenty-one years before the first Women's Royal Australian Navy members (WRANs) entered service due to a shortage of telegraphists during the Second World War, a young Tasmanian girl was enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy.

Breaking with family tradition pays off at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Electronic Technician Ci-Anna Smith stands before HMAS Melbourne's 76mm Naval Gun. The ship is patrolling in the Middle East region for Operation Manitou. (photo: Corporal Mark Doran)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Electronic Technician Ci-Anna Smith stands before HMAS Melbourne's 76mm Naval Gun. The ship is patrolling in the Middle East region for Operation Manitou.

A Hobart local up-gunned her working life when she decided to trade retail work for seaborne artillery.

Leading Seaman Electronic Technician Ci-Anna Smith is deployed with Adelaide class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, which is patrolling the waters of the Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU, Australia’s contribution to the Combined Maritime Forces in the region.

Logisticians supported with new app

Published on by POML-P Stacey Brotherton (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Petty Officer Stacey Brotherton shows Commodore Michele Miller, RAN, Director General Navy People through the new Navy People app that was created for the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Petty Officer Stacey Brotherton shows Commodore Michele Miller, RAN, Director General Navy People through the new Navy People app that was created for the Royal Australian Navy.

The Navy People App is now helping logisiticians across the fleet to better manage their careers from the palms of their hands.

Bordering on a lifetime at sea

Published on by SBLT Matthew Trewick (author)

CPO Marine Technician Andrew Border celebrates  his 10,000th day at sea in the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: Unknown)

CPO Marine Technician Andrew Border celebrates his 10,000th day at sea in the Royal Australian Navy.

Ten thousand days is a long time for anyone – it's 27.4 years, more years than the average person in the Navy has been alive. However in Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Andrew Border's case, 12 November 2015 was a significant date as it marked his 10,000th day at sea in the Royal Australian Navy.

A day on the water for the kids

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Challenge-Kid, Adam (centre) with Cerberus water ski members Seaman Luke Bonanno and Seaman Phillip Murray enjoy a ride on one of the water biscuit provided by the Cerberus Water Ski Club at the National Watersports Centre, Bangholme, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Challenge-Kid, Adam (centre) with Cerberus water ski members Seaman Luke Bonanno and Seaman Phillip Murray enjoy a ride on one of the water biscuit provided by the Cerberus Water Ski Club at the National Watersports Centre, Bangholme, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus Water Ski Club has started the year with a splash, in a day to support children and families with cancer.

Enter the sea dragon

Published on by CAPT Mick Trainor (author), LCPL Joel Honig (author)

Commander Peter Tedman (second from left) poses for the official photograph with senior officers of the People's Liberation Army - Navy with Chinese Defence staff and members of the Chinese diplomatic community.
 (photo: unknown)

Commander Peter Tedman (second from left) poses for the official photograph with senior officers of the People's Liberation Army - Navy with Chinese Defence staff and members of the Chinese diplomatic community.

The Navy has continued to build relationships in the Pacific, welcoming a visit from a Chinese warship to Brisbane earlier this month.

HMAS Anzac signs up to White Ribbon

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Dylan Gardiner (left) and White Ribbon Ambassador Chief Petty Officer Communications Information Specialist Mark Baker prepare for a morning tea on HMAS Anzac. (photo: Unknown)

Seaman Combat Systems Operator Dylan Gardiner (left) and White Ribbon Ambassador Chief Petty Officer Communications Information Specialist Mark Baker prepare for a morning tea on HMAS Anzac.

The crew of HMAS Anzac marked White Ribbon day at sea. But that didn’t stop the ship’s company from raising several hundred dollars to assist women who have suffered from domestic violence.

Whitsunday memorial for HMAS Sydney officers

Published on by CPO Greg Watsford (author), Unknown (photographer)

Warrant officer Michael Burrows, HMAS Cairns SWO (left); with Alan Miles, Operation Pilgrim program coordinator; Bill Rose, Airlie Beach RSL President and Commander Carl Capper, CO HMAS Cairns, at the Airlie Beach memorial for officers from HMAS Sydney.  (photo: Unknown)

Warrant officer Michael Burrows, HMAS Cairns SWO (left); with Alan Miles, Operation Pilgrim program coordinator; Bill Rose, Airlie Beach RSL President and Commander Carl Capper, CO HMAS Cairns, at the Airlie Beach memorial for officers from HMAS Sydney.

A memorial has been unveiled in Airlie Beach, Queensland, to honour the sacrifices of a group of Navy officers 50 years ago.