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19 Jun 2019
Victoria Cross recipient Warrant Officer Class 2 (Ret'd) Keith Payne VC, AM, with Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, RAN, at the Collie Battery historic site at Garden Island, WA.
A Victoria Cross recipient was recently treated to a personal tour of HMAS Stirling. Warrant Officer Class 2 (Ret'd) Keith Payne, accompanied by Florence - his wife of 65 years, was visiting Western Australia to attend various events.
18 Jun 2019
Connie Craig, with fellow Arrernte tribal group members, Kumalie and Nari, addresses members of ship's company and guests during a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony held onboard HMAS Arunta at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
A cold, wet day didn’t spoil the feeling of optimism that surrounded the Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony that marked the recent return of HMAS Arunta to Fleet Base West after a 20-month Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.
18 Jun 2019
Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, discusses the outcomes of Plan Pelorus Navy Strategy 2022.
The Deputy Chief of Navy says increasing the size of the Royal Australian Navy and maintaining a healthy workplace culture will be critical to achieving Navy's Strategy for 2022.
17 Jun 2019
HMAS Newcastle enters the Port of Newcastle, NSW, prior to the ship's final visit to her namesake city.
HMAS Newcastle has sailed into her namesake city for the final time after 25 years of faithful service, steaming more than 900,000 miles and gaining battle honours in East Timor, the Solomon Islands and the Persian Gulf.
17 Jun 2019
RAN Senior Leadership Group - Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN (third from left); Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight (second from left); and Command Warrant Officer - Training Force, Warrant Officer Deb Butterworth (left); with attendees of the Navy Emerging Leaders Forum held at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney.
One hundred and fifteen participants attended the inaugural Navy Emerging Leaders Forum (NELF) held at the Australian National Maritime Museum on 22 May 2019.
16 Jun 2019
Navy Community Engagement Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Tony Thomas with HMAS Coonawarra sailors, and staff and students from St Joseph’s Primary School in Kununurra.
Six Northern Territory-based sailors recently ventured into the heart of Australia on a 17-day mission to engage with remote communities and strengthen Navy’s reputation.

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Jun29
After more than 33 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Success (II) will decommission at Garden Island, Fleet Base East, Sydney on Saturday, 29 June 2019. Attendance is by invitation only. Nominations to attend the ceremony have closed. HMAS Success viewed from HMAS Adelaide during...
Jun30
After more than 25 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Newcastle will decommission at Garden Island, Fleet Base East, Sydney on Sunday, 30 June 2019. Attendance is by invitation only. Nominations to attend the ceremony have closed. HMAS Newcastle connects to HMAS Success during a...
Oct08 to Oct10
The Indo-Pacific Maritime Domain in the 21st Century - The Spectrum of Influence. The Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference 2019 is open to all. Please proceed to the Registration Page and complete the Sea Power Cenference registration process (instructions are provided on the registration...
Oct26
After more than 28 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Melbourne (III) will decommission at Garden Island, Fleet Base East on Saturday, 26 October 2019. Attendance is by invitation only. HMAS Melbourne during Exercise KAKADU in September 2018.

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