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27 Jun 2016
HMAS Canberra at anchor off the coast of North Queensland during Exercise Sea Raider.
HMAS Canberra set sail for Hawaii last month to participate in the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).

27 Jun 2016
Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on 21 June near Dianne Bank. File Image
Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has assisted in the apprehension of two foreign fishing vessels, believed to be Vietnamese, in waters off far North Queensland for suspected illegal fishing on 21 June near Dianne Bank.

26 Jun 2016
Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett, plays the last post during the Indigenous Veterans Wreath Laying ceremony at the Flame of Remembrance, State War Memorial in Kings Park.
Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett believes he has one of the best jobs in the band, and maybe the entire Navy.

26 Jun 2016
HMA Ships Canberra, Ballarat and Success along with HMNZS Te Kaha operate together off the Queensland coast with the aim of strengthening Task Group operating procedures.
HMA Ships Canberra, Ballarat and Success have deployed with the RoyalNew Zealand Navy's HMNZS Te Kaha, to take part in Navy's first taskgroup certification.

25 Jun 2016
The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship (STS) Young Endeavour.
Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour will arrive at Gladstone on 26 June, crewed by 24 youth from across Australia. 

Press Releases

17 June 2016

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

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...