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24 Sep 2016
Royal Australian Navy Blood Ambassador Warrant Officer Chris Boardman supports Warrant Officer of the Navy (WON) Warrant Officer Gary Wight while he donates blood on the Blood Bus during the 2016 Defence Blood Challenge, at Russell Offices, Canberra.
The Defence Blood Challenge is well under way with Navy already making a strong bid for a record number of donations this year.

24 Sep 2016
Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.

23 Sep 2016
Canadian Navy Ship, HMCS Vancouver sails with Republic of Singapore Navy ships, RSS Vigour and RSS Valiant through the Northern Australian Exercise Area during Exercise KAKADU 2016.
Exercise KAKADU has come to a close in the north of Australia with 19 ships and submarines showing Navy can rapidly deploy a large number of major fleet units and lead a multinational maritime force.

23 Sep 2016
From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.

23 Sep 2016
Members of Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby ship's company are debriefed by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Collen Yaperth (centre), while Chief Petty Officer Paul Norton observes, after a fire exercise during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
HMA Ships Glenelg, Albany and Armidale have been spending time sailing in-company with our closest Commonwealth neighbours in the Arafura Sea as part of Exercise KAKADU.

Press Releases

16 September 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) is open to public access. Range closure is denoted by red flags and signage displayed around the perimeter of Beecroft Weapons Range. If you see anything which may cause alarm, please do not hesitate to contact Beecroft...

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...