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Chief of Navy leads the way in 2018 Defence Blood Challenge

The 2018 Defence Blood Challenge has been officially launched at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra.<p>In the ten year history of the Defence …

Red Cross


Exercise KAKADU is a joint-enabled, biennial exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Navy and supported by the Royal Australian Air Force. KAKADU is …

Australian Defence Force

Captain Jim Hutton celebrates another career milestone

A 40 year career is impressive by any standard but very few have a CV that reads like that of Captain Jim Hutton, OBE, who has just returned from …

Royal Navy

HMAS Adelaide supports Sydney’s homeless

Distance is no barrier to a good deed for Sydney’s homeless. Halfway across the Pacific, the crew of HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> did good for the Sydney based …


Sailors benefit from industry secondments

Navy’s Fleet Support Unit regularly outplaces members with a variety of Defence industry partners to share skills and experience.


'Bravo Zulu' Volume 2 to be released soon

A former Commanding Officer of HMAS Perth (II) is planning to release the second volume of his publication ‘Bravo Zulu’ later this year.


WA-based ships depart for deployments

There were banners, tears and hugs on Diamantina Wharf at Fleet Base West on August 22 as HMA Ships <i>Sirius</i> and <i>Stuart</i> headed off on deployment.<p>The …

Toowoomba techos put training into practice

Marine technicians and support staff posted to HMAS <i>Toowoomba</i> have rallied together to conduct a complex repair while the ship was overseas on …

Service held onboard to commemorate WWII loss

A service has been held on HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> to commemorate the sinking of HMAS <i>Canberra</i> (I) as the ship passed over the site while transiting to Honiara …

Brave sailor shares story of her struggle

It was during one of the long commutes home from work at Joint Operations Command that Leading Seaman Vanessa Broughill figured out she had a …

Invictus Games

Leadership challenge on STS Young Endeavour

Two members of west Melbourne’s African-Australian community recently sailed on Royal Australian Navy operated tall-ship STS <i>Young Endeavour</i> as part …

A great Navy day for Tennant Creek students

Navy has continued to strengthen ties with the Northern Territory community during a school visit to the Top End Navy establishment, HMAS <i>Coonawarra.</i><p>A …

Northern Territory

Home sweet home

HMAS <i>Success</i> returned to Fleet Base East on August 24 after a five month deployment to South East Asia and the Pacific, in support of Indo Pacific …

South-east Asia

Navy musician lands trip to the centre

A Royal Australian Navy musician has ventured in the opposite direction to the ocean to represent Navy in rural Australia.<p>Able Seaman Musician Katia …


Success builds bonds with the Rabaul community

During HMAS <i>Success’</i> recent visit to Rabaul, in Papua New Guinea’s East New Britain province, members of the crew participated in a broad range of …

Cerberus sailors tackle uphill challenge

Members of HMAS <i>Cerberus</i> represented both the Navy and Air Force this weekend at the You Yangs Dirty Duathlon. The 36km course consisted of two 4km …

IPE completes its final port visits

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has completed its final two port visits as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE) 2018, marking the conclusion of a …

Papua New Guinea

Walk On, Walk Strong Kids Fiji Resource Centre


Refurbishment of two women's shelters


50,000 Mangroves planted in Fiji


Unimogs donated to Tonga


US Amphibious Assault Vehicles embark HMAS Adelaide


RIMPAC 2018 - Strengthening Relationships


HMAS Adelaide Air Operations during RIMPAC


Amphibious assault marks end of Exercise RIMPAC

Explosive Ordnance Disposal on Exercise RIMPAC


Clearance Divers on Exercise RIMPAC - YouTube

HMAS Toowoomba’s Firepower on Show

2RAR Embark HMAS Adelaide as part of the largest multinational force