Topic: International Fleet Review

Tall Ships Hobart Festival builds excitement for IFR

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(L-R) LCDR Gavin Dawe (XO NHQ Tas and skipper of Young Endeavour); Lara Giddings MP, Premier of Tasmania; and CMDR Stacey Porter, CO NHQ Tasmania at the official launch of Tall Ships Hobart 2013. (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

(L-R) LCDR Gavin Dawe (XO NHQ Tas and skipper of Young Endeavour); Lara Giddings MP, Premier of Tasmania; and CMDR Stacey Porter, CO NHQ Tasmania at the official launch of Tall Ships Hobart 2013.

Eight Sydney-bound tall ships, including our own Young Endeavour, docked in Hobart on Friday for the five-day Tall Ships Hobart 2013 Festival.

Back to the future: 1913 reporting of Australia’s Fleet Entry

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Page 5 of the Sydney Morning Herald, 6 October 1913. (photo: N/A)

Page 5 of the Sydney Morning Herald, 6 October 1913.

In 1913, in an age before camera-mounted helicopters and 24/7 media reporting, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on the 1913 Fleet Entry into Sydney Harbour on pages 5-6 of its October 6 edition, two days after the Fleet’s actual arrival.

Navy’s first Indigenous performance group prepares for Sydney Opera House debut

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The Royal Australian Navy's Indigenous Performance Group, made up of full-time serving members proudly display their heritage at Sailor's Beach, HMAS Creswell.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

The Royal Australian Navy's Indigenous Performance Group, made up of full-time serving members proudly display their heritage at Sailor's Beach, HMAS Creswell.

The Royal Australian Navy's new Indigenous Performance Group is preparing to make its debut at the International Fleet Review.

Navy welcomes international warship to Darwin for Fleet Review

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File image: Malaysian Ship KD Jebat and HMAS Maryborough conducting Officer Of the Watch Manoeuvres during Exercise MASTEX 2008. (photo: LSPH Nina Nikolin)

File image: Malaysian Ship KD Jebat and HMAS Maryborough conducting Officer Of the Watch Manoeuvres during Exercise MASTEX 2008.

The Royal Australian Navy welcomed Malaysian warship KD Jebat into Darwin today, as the Navy’s International Fleet Review draws closer.

Navy launches first mobile app for International Fleet Review

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The International Fleet Review app will be officially launched on 9 September 2013 and will be available through the App Store and Google play. (photo: N/A)

The International Fleet Review app will be officially launched on 9 September 2013 and will be available through the App Store and Google play.

Those planning to attend the many activities associated with the International Fleet Review will have an easier time keeping track of what’s on offer with mobile phone application being launched next week by the Royal Australian Navy.

Search for 1913 descendants

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Historic drawing of the first Navy fleet in Sydney Harbour, artist unknown. (photo: Unknown artist.)

Historic drawing of the first Navy fleet in Sydney Harbour, artist unknown.

The Royal Australian Navy is searching for descendants of the sailors and officers who sailed into Sydney Harbour on 4 October 1913 aboard the seven ships of the original Royal Australian Navy fleet.

International Fleet Review to celebrate diverse cultures

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From left, Tongan Community Support Services, Mrs Seini Afeaki, Able Seaman Cryptologic Linguist Meagan Foster, and Mrs Mal Fruean, NSW Council for Pacific Communities, at the International Fleet Review Briefing Session at the MLC Centre in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

From left, Tongan Community Support Services, Mrs Seini Afeaki, Able Seaman Cryptologic Linguist Meagan Foster, and Mrs Mal Fruean, NSW Council for Pacific Communities, at the International Fleet Review Briefing Session at the MLC Centre in Sydney.

The International Fleet Review promises to be a celebration of diversity, as Sydney's multicultural population mingles with sailors from around the world.

International Fleet Review to welcome navies of the world

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The crew of the Spanish Fleet Replenishment ship ESPS Cantabria step off the ship's gangway upon their arrival at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The crew of the Spanish Fleet Replenishment ship ESPS Cantabria step off the ship's gangway upon their arrival at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy is calling on Sydney’s diverse cultural communities to welcome the thousands of international sailors expected in Sydney in early October for the International Fleet Review.

First look at the International Fleet Review Spectacular

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Impression of the International Fleet Review 2013 pyrotechnics and light show - the Sydney Opera House with the Australian White Ensign. (photo: )

Impression of the International Fleet Review 2013 pyrotechnics and light show - the Sydney Opera House with the Australian White Ensign.

For the first time the International Fleet Review team and Imagination Australia have released images that give an impression of what the pyrotechnics and light show will look like.

International Fleet Review - Risk Table Top Exercise

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International Fleet Review – Risk Table Top Exercise. (photo: Unknown)

International Fleet Review – Risk Table Top Exercise.

Around 30 members of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review Sydney 2013 (IFR) project team, led by Captain Nick Bramwell, Director IFR, attended the IFR Table Top Risk Exercise on 15 July hosted by the NSW Government Department of Premier and Cabinet.