Topic: Operation RESOLUTE

Operation Gingerbread in Diamantina

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-SO Iain Berry (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Communications Information Systems Carl Buhmann, and Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Courtney Long pose with their Gingerbread Christmas Lodge. (photo: ABML-SO Iain Berry)

Leading Seaman Communications Information Systems Carl Buhmann, and Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Courtney Long pose with their Gingerbread Christmas Lodge.

The ship’s company of minehunter HMAS Diamantina are a creative bunch and in their off watch time while undertaking border protection duties as part of Operation RESOLUTE, they undertook a fresh challenge in the form of gingerbread house building competition.

HMAS Pirie mercy dash

Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author)

Stock image: HMAS Pirie conducts manoeuvres during the Australian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol 2012. (photo: ABIS James Whittle)

Stock image: HMAS Pirie conducts manoeuvres during the Australian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol 2012.

A rapid response by HMAS Pirie’s crew may have saved the life of a crew member onboard an Australian fishing vessel.

From Tooraweenah to Kabul

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), CPL Oliver Carter (photographer)

Lieutenant April Betts is deployed as Staff Officer to the Commander, Task Group Afghanistan based at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. (photo: CPL Oliver Carter)

Lieutenant April Betts is deployed as Staff Officer to the Commander, Task Group Afghanistan based at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

Sandwiched in the middle of her four sisters from the tiny New South Wales community of Tooraweenah, Lieutenant April Betts likes to joke about having middle-child syndrome.

Huon returns from deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica O'Brien (author and photographer), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

HMAS Huon's crew pass lines as she comes alongside HMAS Waterhen after a three month Operation RESOLUTE rotation. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

HMAS Huon's crew pass lines as she comes alongside HMAS Waterhen after a three month Operation RESOLUTE rotation.

After deploying in July to conduct border protection operations in Australia’s northern waters, HMAS Huon returned home to HMAS Waterhen on 2 October.

Transit Security Element 77 completes its mission

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin.

Defence personnel of Transit Security Element 77 assigned to Operation RESOLUTE have been recognised at Darwin’s Larrakeyah Barracks.

Chief of Navy message following ABC 7.30 report on Operation RESOLUTE

Published on by Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (author)

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Chief of Navy responds to ABC 7.30 which aired a program on Tuesday 2 December looking at Defence activity in support of Operation RESOLUTE.

Some hard Yarra

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author)

Royal Australian Navy personnel from coastal mine hunter HMAS Yarra have used their dive expertise to recover an anchor and shackles belonging to HMAS Bundaberg from the seabed near Ashmore Island. (photo: Unknown)

Royal Australian Navy personnel from coastal mine hunter HMAS Yarra have used their dive expertise to recover an anchor and shackles belonging to HMAS Bundaberg from the seabed near Ashmore Island.

Personnel in the coastal mine hunter HMAS Yarra have used their diving expertise to recover an anchor and shackles weighing one tonne from the seabed near Ashmore Island.

Aye, there’s the rub…of HMAS Albany

Published on by Ms Gemma Haines (author), SGT Phil Kafcaloudes (photographer)

Professor Ian Howard displays his proof of concept for his upcoming artistic piece. He will use wax crayons to get rubbings of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany alongside HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin, Northern Territory. (photo: SGT Phil Kafcaloudes)

Professor Ian Howard displays his proof of concept for his upcoming artistic piece. He will use wax crayons to get rubbings of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany alongside HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin, Northern Territory.

Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany is set be immortalised in art and displayed at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

It was a good Friday for Sub Lieutenant McCluskey

Published on by LEUT Natasha Gavriel (author), ABEW Daniel Rane (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Commander Karl Brinckmann, presents Sub-Lieutenant Paul McCluskey his Bridge Warfare Certificate for a Guided Missile Frigate on the bridge of HMAS Sydney (IV). (photo: ABEW Daniel Rane)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Commander Karl Brinckmann, presents Sub-Lieutenant Paul McCluskey his Bridge Warfare Certificate for a Guided Missile Frigate on the bridge of HMAS Sydney (IV).

There are many memorable moments in an officer’s naval career, but few come close to the day that a Maritime Warfare Officer receives their Primary Qualification.

Keeping up with the Joneses

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Christopher Jones and his two sons Leading Seaman (LS) Scott Jones and Leading Seaman (LS) Ryan Jones all work in support of Operation RESOLUTE, the Australian Defence Force contribution to Australia’s Whole of Government civil maritime security effort. Christopher's wife Karen supports border protection operations in a different capacity through her work with Australian Customs and Border Protection. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo)

Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Christopher Jones and his two sons Leading Seaman (LS) Scott Jones and Leading Seaman (LS) Ryan Jones all work in support of Operation RESOLUTE, the Australian Defence Force contribution to Australia’s Whole of Government civil maritime security effort. Christopher's wife Karen supports border protection operations in a different capacity through her work with Australian Customs and Border Protection.

From Naval warships to Darwin’s airport, the four members of the Jones family have travelled a long way from Adelaide to the Northern Territory, where they currently work together protecting Australia’s borders.