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Captain John Philip Stevenson died on 30 January 2019, at the age of 98. His career will forever be remembered in Australian naval history.
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17 Feb 2019
N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive.
The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta.
16 Feb 2019
Sailors and soldiers from Transit Security Element 91 and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra with staff and furry friends at PAWS Darwin animal shelter in Winnellie, NT.
Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter.
15 Feb 2019
Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral.
Today the Royal Australian Navy honoured the life of a highly regarded and greatly admired retired officer who had an extraordinary career, marked with distinguished service in war and peace, tragedy and controversy.
15 Feb 2019
Tickford Racing Team Manager Chris O’Toole; Leading Seaman Marine Technician Michael Dent; Able Seaman Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell; and Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Basjon Ingold tour a Tickford Racing workshop in Melbourne.
Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the headquarters of Tickford Racing for the eighth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program.
14 Feb 2019
Members of HMAS Gascoyne’s Ship’s Company conduct mine warfare serials.
In their first week at sea in 2019, the new Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne and his Ship’s Company hosted the newest officers of the Mine Warfare community for their final sea assessment week.
13 Feb 2019
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Benjamin Smith is the first sailor in the Royal Australian Navy to have been posted to all three Hobart Class Guided Missile Destroyers (DDGs).
Newly promoted Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Benjamin Smith is proud to be the first sailor to be posted to all three of the Royal Australian Navy’s newest and most capable warships.

Upcoming Events

Feb20
Join us for our flagship concert series ‘SOUNDWAVES’. This concert will feature the 30-piece RAN Band Melbourne Concert Band under the baton of their Music Director Lieutenant Andrew Stokes. Please ensure you have photo ID for entry to HMAS Cerberus. Gates open 1:30pm and 6:30pm. More...
Feb23
RAN Band Melbourne will perform at this event as entrants from local schools, community groups, social and sporting clubs participate in one of the largest annual street parades held on the Mornington Peninsula.
Feb24
Feb24
A combined concert with The Australian Army Band Perth and the RAN Band WA, with massed pipes and drums.
Mar03
RAN Band Western Australia will be entertaining crowds at this year’s Hyde Park Fair on 3 and 4 March 2019. The Show Band will perform between 7:30pm and 9:00pm on Sunday 3 March. There will be high fashion, live entertainment, international food, arts & crafts, markets, rides, car shows,...

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