A ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII will be held at the Australian War Memorial on 15 August, with members of Australia’s Federation Guard rehearsing their drill for the past two weeks for their role in the catafalque party.
In a solemn sunrise ceremony in the seas of the Solomon Islands, 84 members of HMAS Canberra (III) held tiny wooden crosses bearing the names of the 84 crew who lost their lives in a World War II naval battle fought there by the ship's namesake.
WWII Channel Patrol Boat HMAS Lolita has been remembered at a service held on the 75th anniversary of her loss, at the Royal Australian Navy Memorial at Bradleys Head, Mosman.
When the Royal Australian Navy Band first pitched the idea of an ‘In This Together’ National Reconciliation Week video, its members had no idea just how collaborative the project would become.
COVID-19 restrictions didn’t stop Defence Force personnel from bases across South East Queensland taking part in the Push-Up Challenge to raise awareness about mental health during May.
Today the world’s oceans are a vital trade link for countries, supply 3.1 billion people with their primary source of protein, and are recognised for their integral contribution to life on earth.
Along the northern sea wall of Garden Island in Sydney, a small and solemn ceremony was conducted on Monday to remember those lost during the sinking of HMAS Kuttabul (I) in the early hours of 1 June 1942.
The Royal Australian Naval College at HMAS Creswell has graduated the largest officer cohort in its 107-year history, with 168 members of New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 62 completing their initial training.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Training Force proved its adaptability when 21 members participated in the two-day virtual Australian Institute of Training and Development Conference 2020.
In the close-knit world of Naval Aviation, April 2 is a sombre day for many personnel as they remember and reflect on the loss of nine Australian Defence Force personnel who died when Sea King helicopter ‘Shark 02’ crashed while on a humanitarian support mission on the Indonesian island of Nias in 2005.