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Award recognises safety and innovation

Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide has been recognised with a 2020 Work Health and Safety Award for improving safety for personnel and extending the service life of some of the ship’s key components.

Recruit School graduates continue to prosper

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division, from left, Recruit Electronics Technician Kye Burgess; Recruit Electronics Technician Nahum Pascoe; Recruit Communications and Information Systems Mitchell Parnell; and Recruit Marine Technician Todd Marriott, all attended the same high school, Shalom College in Bundaberg, Qld. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division, from left, Recruit Electronics Technician Kye Burgess; Recruit Electronics Technician Nahum Pascoe; Recruit Communications and Information Systems Mitchell Parnell; and Recruit Marine Technician Todd Marriott, all attended the same high school, Shalom College in Bundaberg, Qld.

Recruit Training School at HMAS Cerberus graduated a further 109 Sailors in September from General Entry 384 Rogers Division.

The Steel Cat’s show of speed

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)

HMAS Brisbane conducts high speed trials during Aegis systems training outside Sydney Heads. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

HMAS Brisbane conducts high speed trials during Aegis systems training outside Sydney Heads.

HMAS Brisbane recently stretched her legs off the coast of Sydney, to conduct a full power trial - a well calibrated examination of turbine speed and shaft rotation against a range of parameters.

A new milestone for HMAS Sirius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

HMAS Sirius has achieved a career milestone less than a week from celebrating 14 years of service in the RAN, conducting its 700th replenishment at sea, refuelling HMAS Hobart.

Navy sharpens warfare skills at Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020.

The Royal Australian Navy has joined partner navies from Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States for three days of warfare exercises, involving 1500 personnel, eight ships, a submarine and aircraft.

Strengthening partnerships in the Pacific

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

HMAS Arunta, foreground, executes an Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise with ROKS Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong, left, and JS Ise during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta, foreground, executes an Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise with ROKS Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong, left, and JS Ise during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020 in the Pacific Ocean.

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta sailed in company with ships from Japan, South Korea and the United States in the Pacific Ocean this week, continuing close and effective cooperation with key partners in the region

HMAS Penguin’s dress and bearing focal points

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer)

L-R: Petty Officer Boatswain Brendon Chafer; Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Steven Reig; and Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Bradley Reynolds stand proudly with one of three boot cleaning stations recently installed at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: LEUT Anthony Martin)

L-R: Petty Officer Boatswain Brendon Chafer; Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Steven Reig; and Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Bradley Reynolds stand proudly with one of three boot cleaning stations recently installed at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

Among the many enhancements taking place at HMAS Penguin, a number of the more notable and innovative inclusions has been the introduction of boot cleaning stations in main locations around the establishment.

Exchange programs and industry collaboration key to upgrades

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Alex Lo (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Fleet Support Unit - South East sailors and officers with BAE Systems staff surround the upgraded Advanced Stabilised Glide Slope Indicator on the flight deck onboard HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

Fleet Support Unit - South East sailors and officers with BAE Systems staff surround the upgraded Advanced Stabilised Glide Slope Indicator on the flight deck onboard HMAS Adelaide.

Industry collaboration and knowledge gained while on exchange with the United States Navy have secured important self-defence and aviation capability upgrades for HMAS Adelaide.

Sydney acknowledges awards and achievements

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)

L-R: Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brayden Matthews; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Allan Rodway; Commander Edward Seymour and Lieutenant Zachary Smith, onboard HMAS Sydney. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

L-R: Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brayden Matthews; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Allan Rodway; Commander Edward Seymour and Lieutenant Zachary Smith, onboard HMAS Sydney.

Guided Missile Destroyer HMAS Sydney (V) has taken the time during her busy schedule to celebrate some significant achievements and present awards to crew members.

Fleet to take War on Waste initiative to next level

Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Commodore Robert Plath, left, and Captain Bernard York from the Fleet War on Waste Committee, on the wharf opposite HMAS Sydney at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Commodore Robert Plath, left, and Captain Bernard York from the Fleet War on Waste Committee, on the wharf opposite HMAS Sydney at Garden Island, Sydney.

Buoyed by a significant reduction in landfill waste over the last year, the Fleet War on Waste Committee is preparing to expand its activities at ships and bases nationally and encourage wider participation in its waste reduction efforts across Navy.