Navy Daily 2018

By Royal Australian Navy | Daily news from the Royal Australian Navy.

Shoring relationships between Navies

Continuing its commitment to assisting regional naval forces in developing their capabilities, members of HMA Ships <i>Launceston</i> and <i>Broome</i> have paid a …


Navy Members reach rare milestone

Reaching the milestone of half a century in the ADF is a rare occurrence. Even rarer, two HQJOC Navy members reached their 50-year anniversary in …


HMAS Vampire remembered

The sinking of HMAS <i>Vampire</i> (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in …

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HMAS Moreton cleans the streets

The ship's company of HMAS <i>Moreton</i> have rolled up their sleeves and walked the streets of Brisbane for the Clean Up Australia campaign.<p>A team …


Navy dentistry celebrates 100 years in new exhibit

A new exhibit has opened at the University of Melbourne, reflecting on a century of Navy dental personnel keeping sailors fit to bite and fit to …

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Outstanding North Queensland Navy people celebrated

Cairns-based Royal Australian Navy officers, sailors and units have been recognised for excellence at a series of ceremonies in the top end.<p>The first …


Blue Crew shines in Cairns

Personnel of Hydrographic Ship Blue Crew have become the first hydrographic unit to be awarded The Duke of Gloucester’s Cup.<p>HS Blue Crew were also …

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Australia and France exercise at sea

HMAS <i>Anzac</i> and French Ship FS <i>Vendémiaire</i> have conducted a passage exercise off the East coast of Australia to support training and build …


Visit by Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy

Australia’s close maritime relationship with Indonesia was highlighted recently, with the country’s Chief of Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi paying a visit …


Anzac personnel tour Kokoda Track

Members of ship’s company in HMAS <i>Anzac</i> have undertaken a cultural tour to the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea during a deployment to South East Asia.<p>…


The Great Navy Shave

Navy people attending the Army School of Health in Latchford Barracks, Victoria have braved the razor as part of The Great Navy Shave.<p>The event is a …

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Stirling tour just the ticket

HMAS <i>Stirling</i> turned on the VIP treatment recently as part of the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s annual fundraising event, Altitude.<p>During the Altitude …


The Prince of Wales commends Navy's most outstanding unit

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presented the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup to the crew of Hydrographic Ship (HS) Blue Crew at HMAS Cairns …


Penguin supports Balmoral Swim

Personnel of Navy establishment HMAS Penguin have contributed to a strong turnout at the annual Balmoral Swim for Cancer event.


Submarine Force lends a hand

Navy’s Submarine Force have joined Perth Legacy to assist with the presentation of a war widow’s new mobility scooter.


First Recruits of 2018 graduate

One hundred and twenty nine proud people from around Australia marked the first major milestone in their naval careers last week as they graduated …


HMAS Adelaide evacuates new Recruits

HMAS Adelaide has successfully embarked a large number of recruits from Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus in Victoria as part of a …


Fleet Commander visits HMAS Moreton

Ship’s company in HMAS Moreton have hosted Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead for an eventful visit to the Brisbane base recently.

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Navy wheelchair athletes perform well

Navy people have featured strongly in two ADF teams competing in the third annual National Wheelchair Aussie Rules Championships in Melbourne.


School visit a family affair

Navy’s first ever female helicopter pilot has conducted an aircraft school visit with a difference.

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Aviation sailors lash Poseidon

A group of 14 sailors has experienced the rush of working beneath 14,000 kilograms of hovering helicopter on the deck of a moving warship.


Chaplain returns to Submarine Force

The Navy’s Submarine Force Chaplain has returned to the role after several years away providing capability to a variety of units within the RAN.


A formidable presence on patrol

HMAS Adelaide has taken time during a busy schedule of training at sea to support wider border surveillance efforts.


Easter message from Navy's Head Chaplain

As the weekend passes and many in Navy are sailing away from their families and loved ones to support Australia’s interests, let’s take time to …

Australian Defence Force

HMAS Adelaide in Melbourne

HMAS Adelaide sailed into Melbourne last week, returning for the first time to the city where she was built.


HMAS Parramatta refuels at historic Gore Bay

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Parramatta has taken part in a refuelling trial at the historic Gore Bay facility in Sydney Harbour.


Service to Cadets a blessing for Chaplain

A Chaplain has been awarded the Australian Cadet Forces Service Medal for 15 years’ service to the Navy Cadets.


Anzac departs Sydney to support regional relationships

Helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has departed Sydney on a three month deployment to South East Asia.