While many across Australia enjoyed celebrating the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, the nation’s newest Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Sydney (V), sailed north from its home port to conduct the ship’s first port visit to the City of Newcastle.
A common challenge faced by HR departments the world over is the modern trend of people wanting to have several careers over the course of their working lives, a challenge shared by Defence Forces.
Seven warships sailed in the past week from Navy’s Fleet Base East and Fleet Base West to undertake a range of training activities to test newly upgraded systems and exercise as part of a Maritime Task Group.
Navy’s global credibility is set to thrive with the skills and knowledge of more engineering personnel to be acknowledged internationally. In a new agreement with Engineers Australia, Royal Australian Navy Senior Technical Sailors and Engineers can now receive global accreditation.
With gyms across the country closed for months, including at Navy establishments, the Physical Training Instructors at HMAS Kuttabul had to get creative to address the demand for alternative exercise options.
While usually rewarding for members, deployments and other absences can be a stressful and challenging time for some families. Defence Community Organisation has developed a new webinar series for members and their families called ‘Deployment: embracing the challenge’.
ASC Shipbuilding has engaged with about 350 Australian suppliers, providing an update on opportunities available with the Hunter Class Frigate Program.
HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac Class Frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade, representing a major milestone in the operational life of Navy’s Anzac Class Frigates.
HMAS Parramatta has taken out a number of awards, including the coveted Duke of Gloucester's Cup for 2019, for her exemplary conduct in a year of deployments.
The second Royal Australian Navy participant of the Army’s Geospatial Officers’ Course recently graduated from the Defence Force School of Intelligence at Holsworthy Barracks in Sydney.