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24 Jul 2016
HMAS Adelaide arrives in Sydney Harbour with members of the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance that joined the crew for the transit from Adelaide to Sydney.
Thirty four members of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project were given the opportunity to go to sea on HMAS Adelaide last month. The group, made up of 26 personnel from Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group and three industry participants, sailed from Adelaide to Sydney in conjunction with Adelaide's family cruise. 

24 Jul 2016
 Lieutenant (LEUT) Tracey Dovey; LEUT Meg Frugtniet, Commander Ian Young (front left), LEUT Russell Skor, LEUT Sharon Thynne, Lieutenant Commander Paul Wirth (front right) and LEUT Mel Crooks.
Royal Australian Navy medical personnel have deployed to Iraq as part of the joint Australia/New Zealand hospital at the Taji Military Complex, near Baghdad in Iraq.

23 Jul 2016
Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Matthew Scholes, Nursing officer of Battle group Jacka, provides medical support during Exercise Hamel 2016.
Exercise HAMEL is Army’s largest field exercise, but this year, among all of the green, there was a little white. 

23 Jul 2016
High fives for Able Seaman Electronics Technician Charles Smith-Luck and Able Seaman Military Logistics Personnel Serena Gracia after dancing with the school children at Samata Sarana, a christian school and hostel for children, disabled and elderly on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Volunteers from HMAS Perth spent their time ashore during a recent port visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka, to assist a local charity organisation which cares for children, the elderly and those that are unable to be supported by their families.

22 Jul 2016
A United States CH-53E Super Stallion aircraft from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 based at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii lands on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra off the coast of Hawaii during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.
The largest and heaviest helicopter in service with United States armed forces has landed on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra for the first time.

Press Releases

22 July 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 24 July and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 29 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...