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08 Dec 2016
Crew members of HMAS Gascoyne launch a Double Eagle Mine Disposal Vehicle during Exercise OCEAN RAIDER.
The headquarters of the Royal Australian Navy’s mine warfare capability proved it could lead a push from the sea into a conflict area and secure the waters for follow-on forces recently. 

08 Dec 2016
Firefly memorabilia on display during the Firefly memorial in Jervis Bay.
A poignant ceremony was held off the New South Wales south coast on 27 November to mark the loss of aircraft and life 60 years ago.

07 Dec 2016
A guest views some of the static displays that were presented for the Australian Defence Force Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills program.
Eight Navy members swapped sea time for stagecraft, scripts and sculpture during November as part of an arts-based recovery program focussing on creative care.

07 Dec 2016
HMAS Tobruk sails out of Sydney Harbour for the last time just days before decommissioning
Home to many thousands of Australian Defence Force members over the past three and a half decades, the former HMAS Tobruk will now be home to sealife and recreational divers.

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. 

Press Releases

2 December 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 4 December and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 9 December 2016. Live firing will be conducted by Naval vessels and will take place during the following times: Thursday, 8 December...

10 May 2016

Election-related material is not available on the Royal Australian Navy website. Such material may be found on party political websites.

29 June 2015

The article in the Sunday edition of the Sun Herald on 28 June 2015 and other Fairfax Media publications entitled 'HMAS Stirling suicides: lack of action raised Navy concerns', is misleading and displays a lack of understanding of the support...