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30 Jan 2015
Deputy Chief of Army Major General Paul Symon, representing the Chief of Defence Force, and Defence Attaché Southern Europe Captain Guy Holthouse arrive at Stavromenos memorial.
Captain Guy Holthouse has earned a place on the Australia Day Honours List for his significant contribution to Naval Warfare.

30 Jan 2015
Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
Chief of Navy's Strategic Adviser on Indigenous Cultural Affairs, Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale, said being awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours List was a great honour and not one he would take lightly.

29 Jan 2015
Petty Officer Boatswain Simon Yates at the Boatswain Faculty at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Many mark Australia Day with family and friends, feasting at barbeques and picnics and filling the day with relaxation or celebration. For Petty Officer Boatswain Simon Yates, this Australia Day will be forever remembered as he was awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal for meritorious achievement in Boatswain training implementation as the Boatswain's Faculty Program Assistant at HMAS Cerberus.

29 Jan 2015
Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nathan Kane (left) launches an ARGO Float from HMAS Success while sailing toward the Middle East.
During their transit to the Middle East in November and December 2014, the crew of HMAS Success assisted the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) with their global Argo program. This innovative project aims to gather up ocean data using robotic floats.

28 Jan 2015
Lieutenant Brenton Glover, stands proud as the last Executive Officer of HMAS Brunei,  on her last voyage before the ship decommissions in November 2014.
Nudgee boy, Lieutenant Brenton-James 'BJ' Glover has been awarded a Conspicuous Service Cross in the Australia Day Honours, recognising his outstanding achievement of as Executive Officer of Landing Craft Heavy ship HMAS Brunei.

Press Releases

19 August 2013

To the Editor, In the 19 August 2013 edition of The Cairns Post there was an article entitled “Call to cut sonar near pods”. The article contains a misleading statement which I need to correct. The article quoted Mr Ben Cropp stating, “As the naval...

23 May 2013

Reports about Kurt Mackenzie published in the Courier Mail and the Northern Territory News on 23 May 2013 stated that “Navy is refusing to explain and release a report into the poisoning of a sailor during an exercise off Darwin seven years ago”....

20 March 2013

Andrew Holman Editor The Mercury GPO Box 334 HOBART TAS 7001 Dear Mr Holman On Monday 18 March 2013 the online version of your newspaper published an editorial which related to the article entitled "Incat sailing at full speed" (17 March 2013). I...