Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05)
Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.
On a clear autumn afternoon, before a backdrop of Sydney Harbour, HMAS Melbourne departed Fleet Base East this week for a voyage through the Pacific and South East Asian waters.
A new look multi-cam uniform is being put to the test, for Navy, with trials of the sea-going variant taking place across the Fleet.
HMAS Melbourne has been awarded Navy’s prestigious Gloucester Cup by the Governor-General of Australia.
HMAS Melbourne has completed her final Intermediate Maintenance Availability as a commissioned warship and is readying for a deployment through the East Asian and South Pacific regions.
A Navy Chief Petty Officer who initially left Navy in 2008 has returned and slotted seamlessly back into service.
Navy’s focus on balancing the wellbeing of its people with meeting the mission, is being put into action with an early Christmas present on the horizon for a number of Navy families this year.
Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
HMAS Melbourne has returned to her home port at Garden Island Sydney, after nearly six months of operations throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions.
Serving members of the Navy and their loved ones know all too well that they are often called upon to sacrifice family time in the service of their nation.
Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
HMAS Melbourne has completed a visit to the Chinese port of Zhanjiang and conducted a combined passage exercise with the PLA-N Ship, Xianning.