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HMAS Harman’s Sapphire Jubilee

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Members of the Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) swab the decks at HMAS Harman in 1945. (photo: )

Members of the Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) swab the decks at HMAS Harman in 1945.

It’s almost 70 years since Royal Australian Navy Wireless/Transmitting Station Canberra commissioned as HMAS Harman on 1 July 1943.

Albatross continues dominance in Father Mac Cup

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

Lieutenant Aaron Converey (right) presents recipient of the winners cup on behalf of HMAS Albatross Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Bradley Graham during the Father Macdonald AFL Cup. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Lieutenant Aaron Converey (right) presents recipient of the winners cup on behalf of HMAS Albatross Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Bradley Graham during the Father Macdonald AFL Cup.

The 22nd Father Mac Cup was won convincingly by the HMAS Albatross Australian Rules Team at Randwick Army Barracks in Sydney last week.

Navy dominates Air Force in AFL curtain raiser

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)

Members of the Air Force and Navy Australian Football League (AFL) sides that played in the curtain raiser match prior to the AFL Round 17 clash between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles. (photo: CPOIS David Connolly)

Members of the Air Force and Navy Australian Football League (AFL) sides that played in the curtain raiser match prior to the AFL Round 17 clash between the Sydney Swans and the West Coast Eagles.

Before the West Coast Eagles and Sydney Swans took to the field at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match, Navy and Air Force enjoyed the opportunity of playing the curtain raiser.

Swans and Eagles honour Sydney (II)

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author)

The Sydney Swans and Royal Australian Navy personnel pose alongside the HMAS Sydney (II) Commemorative trophy. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles. (photo: Unknown. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles.)

The Sydney Swans and Royal Australian Navy personnel pose alongside the HMAS Sydney (II) Commemorative trophy. Image courtesy of West Coast Eagles.

On Sunday, 21 July, the Australian Football League honoured the 645 brave men who perished in Australia’s greatest naval tragedy when the West Coast Eagles came head to head with Sydney Swans at Patersons Stadium for the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial Match.

Top End Navy cross country

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Ready set run, the start line of the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Ready set run, the start line of the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.

HMAS Coonawarra has reinvigorated the Petras Memorial Trophy Cross Country race after a four year hiatus. Over 70 personnel posted to HMAS Coonawarra, Larrakeyah Barracks and various patrol boats took part in this year's hilly course.

Surf competition carves waves in the west

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The competitors of the inaugural Navy Surfriders Association competition. (photo: ABIS Brad Darvill)

The competitors of the inaugural Navy Surfriders Association competition.

The Navy Surfriders Association - West (NSA-W) Chapter held its inaugural monthly surfriders competition on Wednesday 10 July 2013 at Surf Beach, Secret Harbour, Western Australia.

HON LEUT Chaz Mostert grabs Top 10 in last lap thriller

Published on by LCDR Don Hogarth (author)

#12 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon driven by Chaz Mostert. (photo: )

#12 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon driven by Chaz Mostert.

The first of two 200km races making up the Sucrogen Townsville 400 has delivered another Top 10 result for Dick Johnson Racing (DJR).

Exercise SEA LION wraps

Published on by ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Ship's company watch on as a Royal Australian Air Force P3 Orion Aircraft conducts a low fly by past HMAS Choules during Exercise SEA LION 2013. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Ship's company watch on as a Royal Australian Air Force P3 Orion Aircraft conducts a low fly by past HMAS Choules during Exercise SEA LION 2013.

Exercise SEA LION 13 came to a conclusion on 28 June in waters off North Queensland.

Channel 7 drops in on SEA LION 2013

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

A view of HMAS Choules from the flight deck during Exercise SEA LION 2013. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

A view of HMAS Choules from the flight deck during Exercise SEA LION 2013.

The ship’s company and embarked forces of HMAS Choules came under the media microscope recently as a camera crew from Channel 7 Brisbane came onboard for a couple of days to cover Exercise SEA LION 2013 (EX SL13).

HMAS Tobruk arrives in Wewak

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LAC David Cotton (photographer)

VIPs at the opening ceremony for PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013. (L-R) CMDR Leif Maxfield, CMDR Stewart Dunne, Air Commodore Ken Quinn, Colonel Walter Enuma, the Honourable Dr Sharman Stone MP, CAPT Bruce Greig, CMDR Bill Haggerson and Colonel Dick Parker. (photo: LAC David Cotton)

VIPs at the opening ceremony for PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013. (L-R) CMDR Leif Maxfield, CMDR Stewart Dunne, Air Commodore Ken Quinn, Colonel Walter Enuma, the Honourable Dr Sharman Stone MP, CAPT Bruce Greig, CMDR Bill Haggerson and Colonel Dick Parker.

HMAS Tobruk has arrived in Wewak in the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea. Over 100 embarked personnel travelling with HMAS Tobruk are bringing medical, dental, veterinary and engineering assistance to the township.