Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities. en Copyright 2018, Navy Daily Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:57:38 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Navy Pilot earns wings http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/People/4568 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013602.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief of Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, AC presents Sub Lieutenant Thomas Snow with the award for Aerobatic Skill." /> <br /> Navy’s newest pilot has graduated from the Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 2 Flying Training School (2FTS) at RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia.   <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LS Aircrewman Adam Wade Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/People/4568 HMAS Cairns athletes tested to the limit http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Events/4571 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1000_666/images%7Ccms-image-000013620.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="CPO Michelle Cannon during practice before race day at the the Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival Triathlon in Julia Creek, Queensland." /> <br /> Three members from HMAS Cairns have travelled the long road to Julia Creek to compete in the annual Dirt ‘n’ Dust Festival Triathlon. The result - a weekend they will not soon forget.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LEUT Danielle Britton Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Events/4571 ADF children meet bullying head on http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Community/4575 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_50_0_953_599/images%7Ccms-image-000013624.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Adam Cooper and his four daughters have taken part in the inaugural ADF Integrated Combat Club anti-bullying program at the ADFA Indoor Sports Centre, Canberra. From left, Penny (13), Hope (10), LCDR Cooper, Ophelia (8) and Stella (12)." /> <br /> After 10 weeks of anti-bullying training, 20 children of ADF members have passed the first stages of becoming superheroes of the playground.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: CPL Julia Whitwell Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Community/4575 Shoring relationships between Navies http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4572 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013619.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste." /> <br /> Continuing its commitment to assisting regional naval forces in developing their capabilities, members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome have paid a visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: SBLT Andrew Murphy Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4572 Navy Members reach rare milestone http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/People/4570 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_19_0_978_637/images%7Ccms-image-000013609.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, with Lieutenant Commander Graeme Wong, RANR (left) and Chief Petty Officer Peter Stone, CSM, (right) after presenting each of them with their third Federation Star." /> <br /> Reaching the milestone of half a century in the ADF is a rare occurrence. Even rarer, two HQJOC Navy members reached their 50-year anniversary in March. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: FLTLT Jess Aldred Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/People/4570 HMAS Vampire remembered http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4567 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013607.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire." /> <br /> The sinking of HMAS Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Ryan Zerbe Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4567 HMAS Moreton cleans the streets http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Community/4565 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013597.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members of HMAS Moreton ship's company clean the streets of Bulimba in Brisbane, Queensland as part of the Clean Up Australia campaign." /> <br /> The ship's company of HMAS Moreton have rolled up their sleeves and walked the streets of Brisbane for the Clean Up Australia campaign. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: CPO Noleen Brennan Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Community/4565 Navy dentistry celebrates 100 years in new exhibit http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Events/4564 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013593.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy Dental Officers, Lieutenant Commander Simon Flanagan and Lieutenant Vishal Bhakoo, tour the Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum within the University of Melbourne." /> <br /> A new exhibit has opened at the University of Melbourne, reflecting on a century of Navy dental personnel keeping sailors fit to bite and fit to fight.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LEUT Ryan Zerbe Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Events/4564 Outstanding North Queensland Navy people celebrated http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4563 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013603.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, presents the Sarawak Shield to Commanding Officer of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew, Lieutenant Commander Dean Battilana, RAN, during his visit to HMAS Cairns." /> <br /> Cairns-based Royal Australian Navy officers, sailors and units have been recognised for excellence at a series of ceremonies in the top end.   <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Des Paroz Sat, 14 Apr 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4563 Blue Crew shines in Cairns http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4562 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013591.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales speaks to Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jessica Parsons onboard HMAS Leeuwin in Cairns." /> <br /> Personnel of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew have become the first hydrographic unit to be awarded The Duke of Gloucester’s Cup. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Des Paroz Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Apr2018/Fleet/4562