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06 Dec 2016
(L-R) Organiser of White Ribbon Day HMAS Albatross, Chief Petty Officer Christopher Hill, Sue Davies and Louise Williams from the Nowra Domestic Violence Intervention Service, and Commanding Officer HMAS Albatross, Captain Simon Bateman, CSC, RAN at the White Ribbon Day morning tea in the Oasis Mess at HMAS Albatross.
The ship's company of Navy's home of avitation, HMAS Albatross, hosted their annual White Ribbon Day morning tea on 25 November, provoking reflection and debate on the issues surrounding domestic violence. 
05 Dec 2016
Royal Australian Navy personnel from the Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) flight meet New Zealand Defence Force counterparts on arrival at Christchurch, New Zealand to assist with post earthquake recovery support.
The Royal Australian Navy Laser Airborne Depth Sounder Flight has deployed to assist in disaster relief efforts off the South Island of New Zealand.
05 Dec 2016
Commander Submarines-NATO (COMSUBNATO) Rear Admiral Matthew Zirkle, USN, during a tour of the Submarine Training and Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling.
Australia and the United States have had an existing framework of collaboration in the development of submarine combat systems and torpedoes for many years, as well as a long history of at-sea exercises.
04 Dec 2016
A Short fin Barracuda Block 1A pre-concept design.
Submariners, industry partners, the Australian Defence Force, foreign defence forces, personnel, and those with an interest in all things submarine converged in Canberra last month for two days of high-quality presentations from the cream of the submarine community. 
04 Dec 2016
Watson’s Executive Officer, Commander Matthew Shand presented a cheque for $2725.00 which will be used in the treatment of sick children in the hospital’s cardiac ward.
With their motto we find, we fix - HMAS Watson certainly did that when the ship's company rallied to raise funds through raffles and collection tins to support the Sydney Children's Hospital.
03 Dec 2016
Members of the Governor-General's XI cricket team, Ashleigh Gardner and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics-Support Operations Sarah Beard, play a few balls on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra as Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis plays wicket keeper.
Cricketing all-rounder, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Sarah Beard, was in the thick of the pressure of international competition in the Governor-General’s XI recent defeat of a South African women’s cricket side at Drummoyne Oval, Sydney.

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