Topic: HMAS Coonawarra
Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Tony Thomas (centre) and Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Kristian Mitchell with members of the Ramingining Community, during a remote community engagement program trip through Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.
Coonawarra officers and sailors ‘sailed’ into Arnhem Land recently to spend 15 days visiting remote communities as part of the Northern Territory Navy Community Engagement Program.
Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, right, hands over his command to Commander Viktor Pilicic at HMAS Coonawarra.
Command of Darwin Navy base HMAS
Coonawarra has been passed from Commander John Navin to Commander Viktor Pilicic.
January 20, 2017 by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)
Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay dances to the Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne as they entertain at Larrakeyah Primary School, Darwin, during Navy Week in the Northern Territory.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Community Engagement Program in the Northern Territory achieved a number of key milestones throughout 2016, aimed at bringing Navy people out into the community.
Able Seaman Communications and Information System Breanna Davidson of HMAS Coonawarra competes in the Female 100 meter women's freestyle event at the HMAS Coonawarra Top End Shield Swimming Carnival held at Larrakeyah Barracks, Darwin.
As southern states emerged from winter, the sailors, soldiers and marines located in Darwin enjoyed a tropical October day for the annual Top End Shield Swimming Carnival.
Naval Harbour Master Darwin, Lieutenant Commander Paul Ruhl, RAN and Seaman Boatswains Mate Maddison Ball at HMAS Coonawarra during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
Behind the action unfolding at sea off the coast of northern Australia as part of Exercise KAKADU, Exercise Director, Captain Nick Woodley, ensures the coordination allows all units involved to meet the exercise’s objectives.
Commanding Officer JS Fuyuzuki, Commander Kuniaki Orito and Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander John Navin, RAN, lay a wreath together during a memorial service onboard Japanese navy ship JS Fuyuzuki during Exercise KAKADU 2016.
The Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force and the Royal Australian Navy held a memorial service during the harbour phase of Exercise KAKADU to commemorate the lives lost in Darwin by both sides during the Second World War.
Able Seamen Communication and Information Systems Breanna Davidson, left, and Sarah Lok present the Australian White Ensign during a Ceremonial Sunset at Darwin City Council as part of Navy Week in the Northern Territory.
Coonawarra will celebrate Navy Week from Monday 5 September showcasing Navy people and assets to the people of Darwin and the Northern Territory.
Published on December 20, 2015 by LSPT Paul Somerville-Ryan (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Coonawarra swimming carnival at Larrakeyah Barracks
Coonawarra, Dawin-based ships and resident units compete throughout the year to earn points towards the Top End Shield trophy and bragging rights as Darwin's elite sporting team.
The Commander Northern Command, Commodore Brenton Smyth, RAN, participates in the 'Dancing With Celebrities' Gala Event in Darwin, with his dance partner, Nicole.
A feature of the social calendar in Darwin is the annual
Dancing with Celebrities Gala Ball, and this year the Commander Northern Command, Commodore Brenton Smyth, participated in an event that was aimed at raising funds and awareness for Total Recreation.
From left, Able Seaman Mathew Skelton, Able Seaman Matthew Gelding, Able Seaman Daniel Leschke and Able Seaman Tiernan Chappell of HMAS Childers show their support in Australia's campaign to stop violence against women at HMAS Coonawarra.
The Royal Australian Navy's commitment to the White Ribbon campaign has taken a major step forward, with Navy being granted partner status in the Northern Territory.