The Fiji National Disaster Management Office hosted Australian Defence Force Joint Task Force 637.3 personnel on 20 November at a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief tabletop exercise in Suva, Fiji.
Published on by LEUT Max Logan (author), CPL Jessica de Rouw (photographer), SGT Matthew Bickerton (photographer)
The islands of Tonga set the scene for some friendly competition during Joint Task Group 637.3’s recent visit to the Pacific nation’s capital Nuku’alofa. HMAF members joined personnel from HMA Ships Adelaide, Melville and Larrakia for touch football.
Published on by LEUT Russ Benham (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
During the month of October, the Port of Brisbane was centre stage for the exchange of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief equipment, including excavator trucks, shipping containers, an LCM8 Landing Craft, LARCs and Army personnel, between HMA Ships Choules and Adelaide.
Published on by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy is now one of the world’s premier amphibious forces with both of the Fleet’s Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks and Landing Craft, acquired under Joint Project 2048, successfully achieving Final Operational Capability in November.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)
Ship’s company of HMAS Adelaide has marked Mental Health Awareness Month with an event to build confidence in asking ‘R U OK?’ Joined by personnel from sister ship Canberra, they learned how to spot the signs that it might be time to have an R U OK? conversation.