Legacy Bears with (L-R) Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Benjamin Ricketts, Louise Nelson, Lyn Ward and Kerrin Glover during the Legacy 'Badge Day' collection in Hay Street Mall, Perth CBD.
Volunteers from Rockingham base, HMAS
Stirling rattled tins as part of Legacy Badge Day fundraising before the sirens sounded for the fourth HMAS Sydney II Australian Football League Memorial match commenced at Perth’s Domain Stadium on the Easter long weekend.
Some of the Ship's Company of HMAS Canberra, NSW Police and Firefighters come together at the Kids in Need 'Worlds Largest Open House' launch event at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
Members of the public will have the opportunity to tour a Royal Australian Navy warship while raising money for charity this month.
April 05, 2017 by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), Kingsley Klau (photographer)
Navy Maritime Logistics-Chef's and Maritime Logistics-Support Operations sailors stand alongside with Chefs from local Restaurant Rustico Tapas Bar, and local waiters & waitresses, as well as members of the Salvation Army, in the main dining marque.
Navy chefs and stewards have again joined forces with top Western Australian foodies, delivering first-class results at the annual Rockingham Long Table Lunch.
Chaplain Kate Lord, Support Chaplain (Anglican) HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Chaplain Kate Lord of HMAS
Cerberus will put herself in the hands of God and a single rope as she abseils 113 metres down the St James building in Melbourne on 28 April.
Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Carl Capper, RAN, (seated right) joined other members of HMAS Cairns to raise more than $3000 for the Leukaemia Foundation by hosting a World's Greatest Shave event.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Cairns walked the talk recently after encouraging his ship’s company to shave their luscious locks for a great cause.
March 28, 2017 by Unknown (author), Jessica Lean for the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience (photographer)
Navy volunteers (L-R) LCDR Brett Lane and WO Kurk Brandstater who have both volunteered at Perth, Bunbury and Kalgoorlie, with LCDR Brett Lane recently volunteering at Geelong as well.
The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience travelling exhibition is entering its final stretch after more than 18 months touring the country.
HMAS Moreton ship's company participate in Clean Up Australia Day in the Bulimba foreshore and surrounding parklands.
Navy members of Brisbane base HMAS Moreton have joined forces with their local community participating in the annual Clean Up Australia campaign.
March 18, 2017 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABCSO(U) Tara Byrne (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a ten month circumnavigation of Australia.
The Royal Australian Navy-operated Sail Training Ship
Young Endeavour returned to Sydney recently after a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.
Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN, salutes as sailors from HMAS Waterhen conduct Colours at Charles Mance Reserve Memorial, Merrylands, NSW.
Of the eight warships the Navy lost in 1942, three had sailors or officers onboard from the Western Sydney suburb of Merrylands.
Department of Defence ambassadors to the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge donated plasma to Australian Red Cross in Canberra on Wednesday, 15 June 2016 to support National Blood Donor Week. (L-R) Flight Sergeant Christine Williams, Warrant Officer Class Two Joanne Davey, APS civilian Mr Adam Friederich and Warrant Officer Chris Boardman.
The results of the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge are in, with Navy picking up the honours for highest year-on-year growth, increasing blood donations by a massive 38 per cent.