Topic: HMAS Ballarat (F155)
Volunteers from HMA Ships Anzac and Ballarat were queued out the door of a makeshift health facility recently at Henderson shipyards in Western Australia.
The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has been enthusiastically welcomed home to Australia following a highly successful nine-month deployment as part of Operation MANITOU.
Able Seaman Medic Renée Simmons left Shellharbour, New South Wales, for what she thought would be a 12-month stepping stone to a career in the police force. Instead, she found a rewarding career in the Navy.
While working as a supermarket manager in Albury, New South Wales, Able Seaman Marine Technician Ryan Lee wanted something more.
Leading Seaman Jacob Machen was always active growing up in the Glasshouse Mountains, Queensland - his weekends were full of sports.
Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized another four illicit drug shipments in three days while deployed to the Middle East region.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has intercepted another 2.6 tonnes of illicit drugs while conducting a patrol in international waters in the Arabian Sea.
A ‘tail swap’ of HMAS Ballarat’s MH-60R Seahawk helicopter was conducted at the main operating base in the Middle East region (MER) recently as part of the scheduled ship’s maintenance period.
Artist Bob McRae has spent time onboard HMAS Ballarat in the Middle East to capture the Royal Australian Navy on operations.
Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized two tonnes of hashish worth approximately $100 million in street value during a boarding operation in the Middle East Region.