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Fellowship supports a “thinking Navy” with a global focus

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

Vietnamese Visiting Naval Fellow, Senior Lieutenant Bryan Dao Xuan, after the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Vietnamese Visiting Naval Fellow, Senior Lieutenant Bryan Dao Xuan, after the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

The Visiting Naval Fellows program is a valuable tool for building international defence relationships and contributing to knowledge-sharing and interoperability across our region.

AE1: never forgotten

Published on by SBLT Jacob von Marburg (author), ABML-C Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Executive Officer HMAS Melville, Lieutenant Commander Sara Barnett, speaks to her ship’s company during a service held off the coast of Papua New Guinea to commemorate the Australian submarine AE1, which was sunk during WWI. (photo: Leon Dafonte Fernandez)

Executive Officer HMAS Melville, Lieutenant Commander Sara Barnett, speaks to her ship’s company during a service held off the coast of Papua New Guinea to commemorate the Australian submarine AE1, which was sunk during WWI.

While conducting survey operations off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the crew of HMAS Melville took time to commemorate the first Australian casualties of WW1 and the loss of the Australian submarine AE1.

The training behind the ceremony

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABATV Kieren Whiteley (photographer), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), LSIS Chris Szumlanski (photographer)

A member of the Catafalque Party presents a General Salute during the 2018 memorial service marking the 76th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour and sinking of RAN depot ship, HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABATV Kieren Whiteley)

A member of the Catafalque Party presents a General Salute during the 2018 memorial service marking the 76th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour and sinking of RAN depot ship, HMAS Kuttabul.

Everybody loves a parade, but what most people don’t appreciate is all the time and effort that goes into ensuring the parade goes off without a hitch.

Crashex certifies emergency responders as ready

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

Navy personnel, emergency services and contractors respond to a crashex scenario near the HMAS Albatross airfield. (photo: )

Navy personnel, emergency services and contractors respond to a crashex scenario near the HMAS Albatross airfield.

HMAS Albatross regularly conducts crash exercises, known as a ‘crashex’, around a range of emergency scenarios designed to ensure the ship’s company is ready to handle real incidents when they occur without notice.

Sydney goes to sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSET Ashley Rolfe and LSCSO Kate Wood (author), Simon Casson (photographer)

NUSHIP Sydney departs Osborne Shipyards for the first time as it commences its Builder’s Sea Trials. (photo: Simon Casson)

NUSHIP Sydney departs Osborne Shipyards for the first time as it commences its Builder’s Sea Trials.

The Navy’s latest and most exciting addition to the Fleet has set sail for the first time and is currently conducting Builder’s Sea Trials in South Australia, marking the first major step for NUSHIP Sydney and its crew in becoming a highly effective warfighting unit.

Surveying Dampier Strait ‘with determination’

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Matthew Rodert (author)

HMAS Melville conducts survey operations in Papua New Guinean waters.

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HMAS Melville conducts survey operations in Papua New Guinean waters.

As part of the Royal Australian Navy’s ongoing commitment to its historically strong partnership with its regional neighbour Papua New Guinea, a number of Hydrographic Surveying vessels have been deployed to improve charting accuracy in the region.

HMAS Melbourne arrives in namesake city for the final time

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), LSIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne arrived in Melbourne today ahead of a four-day port visit to say goodbye to the city where she was built. (photo: LSIS Kieran Dempsey)

HMAS Melbourne arrived in Melbourne today ahead of a four-day port visit to say goodbye to the city where she was built.

Guided missile frigate HMAS Melbourne has arrived in Melbourne for her final port visit before she is decommissioned next month, ahead of a four-day port visit to say goodbye to the city where she was built.

Kuttabul sailors hang tough

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABIS Leo Baumgartner (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Shane Murphy abseils down Deadman's Cliff as part of an adventure training activity held at Shelly Beach in Manly, NSW. (photo: )

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Shane Murphy abseils down Deadman's Cliff as part of an adventure training activity held at Shelly Beach in Manly, NSW.

Members of HMAS Kuttabul ship’s company recently spent the day at Shelly Beach, Manly, sharpening their skills in abseiling, as part of the adventure training program available to all personnel across Navy ships and establishments.

HMAS Canberra says Ahoy way down under

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Hobart locals line up to take a tour of HMAS Canberra during her visit to the Tasmanian port in 2015. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Hobart locals line up to take a tour of HMAS Canberra during her visit to the Tasmanian port in 2015.

One of Australia’s largest warships, HMAS Canberra, docked at Macquarie Wharf in Hobart on Wednesday for a five-day port visit, the first time the 230m long LHD has returned to the southern capital since 2016.

Minehunters northbound for international engagement

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

HMAS Diamantina departs Sydney Harbour for a three-month North East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

HMAS Diamantina departs Sydney Harbour for a three-month North East Asia Deployment.

Departing Sydney Harbour in the early evening, the Minehunters HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne set sail on Monday for a three month North East Asian Deployment.