HMAS Canberra played a starring role in Sydney’s Australia Day celebrations as the centrepiece of the traditional Salute to Australia on Sydney Harbour.
Age was no barrier during the recent family day on board HMAS Adelaide - it would be safe to say that Adelaide can now boast having had the oldest and youngest guests aboard, with a 90-year age difference between the two.
Teams of electrical, mechanical and aviation technicians from the Royal Australian Navy descended on HMAS Cerberus in October to compete for the title of engineering champion.
In a solemn ceremony held at the HMAS Stirling Chapel, members of the Remembering HMAS Armidale Association came together to honour those lost when Japanese aircraft attacked and sunk the Bathurst class corvette off Betano Bay almost 80 years ago.
Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Tyson Nicholas recently moderated a United Nations panel debate on challenges, responsibilities and solutions for the media’s coverage of rape.
Navy’s drive towards building a battle ready fleet took a major step forward in late November, with the inaugural Defence Seaworthiness Symposium held in Canberra.
Navy’s newest junior officers have graduated from the Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell as part of New Entry Officers’ Course 61, rounding off a busy year with a record 297 new officers graduating in 2019.
A new generation of RAN officers and sailors have commemorated their forebears who died when HMAS Sydney (II) was sunk 78 years ago - ship’s company of NUSHIP Sydney attended a commemorative service at the Martin Place Cenotaph.
Be bold, set your course and don’t be afraid to commit - that was the message to the graduation class of Westminster School from the Navy Headquarters Chief of Staff at their graduation ceremony on 21 November.
An 80-member-strong delegation of HMAS Canberra’s ship’s company were among the guests at the Australian War Memorial’s Last Post ceremony on Friday.