Crowds listen before the sun rises during the 2019 Anzac Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux in France.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy joined their Army and Air Force comrades and veterans of the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces to mark Anzac Day at Dawn Services, marches and commemorative services in every corner of the globe.
Petty Officer Communication Information Systems Manager Jessica Buley, from the guided-missile destroyer HMAS Hobart, stands beside her portrait at the 'Thank you for your service' photographic exhibition at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney.
A photographic exhibition titled ‘Thank you for your service’ has been launched at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney.
April 15, 2019 by LCDR Ben Robinson and LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)
Members of the public board HMAS Adelaide during the Open Day in Adelaide, SA.
Adelaide (III), the second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy, opened her doors to the Adelaide public for only the second time on the weekend.
Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide Captain Jonathan Ley, RAN leads HMAS Adelaide Ships' Company as they exercise their Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide.
More than 400 officers and sailors from the Royal Australian Navy marched through the City of Adelaide, exercising their Freedom of Entry.
HMAS Brisbane's Commanding Officer, Commander Josh Wilson leads the Ship's Company down Adelaide Street, during the Freedom of Entry parade in Brisbane.
With swords drawn, bayonets fixed, flags flying and drums beating, the Ship’s Company of HMAS
Brisbane were granted Freedom of Entry into her namesake city on Saturday.
Executive Officer HMAS Albatross, Commander David Hutchinson, RAN, walks with Mr Keith Payne, VC, during a re-dedication ceremony for Private Ernest Licey at Nowra General Cemetery.
Indigenous Elders from the Yuin Nation and the Wreck Bay Community were joined by veterans, members of the Shoalhaven Community and personnel from HMAS
Albatross to honour the Shoalhaven’s only Indigenous ANZAC soldier: Private Ernest Licey.
Sarpeye dancers of the Australian Army's Charlie Company, 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment; and the Navy Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group at the dedication of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
A new memorial honouring the service and sacrifices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders has been dedicated in the Sculpture Garden of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.
Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
March 27, 2019 by LSIS Jake Badior (author), CAPT James Hook (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (author)
Personnel of Joint Task Force 661 gather to pay their respects at a committal of ashes ceremony for five former Royal Australian Navy sailors, onboard HMAS Canberra while at sea during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.
The ashes of five former sailors have been committed to the Indian Ocean in a moving ceremony held aboard HMAS
Royal Australian Navy officer CMDR Michael Nipperess, Executive Officer of HMAS Kuttabul (left); and Commanding Officer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force icebreaker JS Shirase, CAPT Koji Miyazaki lay wreaths at the Japanese midget submarine memorial at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island.
A quiet and solemn ceremony was recently held at HMAS
Kuttabul to commemorate and honour the lives lost in May 1942, when Japanese midget submarines launched an attack in Sydney Harbour.