Media Room


25 Aug 2016
725 Squadron's MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopter conducts a DIPEX serial in the Jervis Bay area.
While it might not be considered a headline-grabbing topic, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Chris Smallhorn, has reinforced the need to prioritise information management within his force command. 

25 Aug 2016
HMAS Success SEAD 011/16
The crew of HMAS Success took time out of a busy deployment to South East Asia to promote the ideals of the White Ribbon campaign last month.

24 Aug 2016
Sailors from HMAS Arunta conduct Brocco thermal lance training during a damage control exercise onboard Arunta.
The crew from HMAS Arunta made gains by sitting still recently when the ship took part in a simulation exercise alongside.

24 Aug 2016
HMAS Ballarat's resident barber, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Matthew Davidson cuts a fellow crew member's hair to raise money for Beyond Blue.
Getting a good haircut at sea can be hard, but Royal Australian Navy personnel posted to a warship are still required to maintain high personal grooming standards even while underway.

23 Aug 2016
Australian Army Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Class Two Joanne Davey, Royal Australian Air Force Blood Ambassador Flight Sergeant Christine Williams, Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman and Defence Civilian Blood Ambassador Mr Adam Friederich at the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge launch, held at Red Cross Canberra Donor Centre on the 22 August, 2016.
The gloves are off and sleeves are rolled up within Defence with the launch of the annual Defence Blood Challenge in support of the Red Cross Blood Service.

Press Releases

19 August 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 21 August and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 26 August 2016. No live firing activities will take place during the range closure, however, extensive maintenance will take place over...

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...