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27 Nov 2015

The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has released a statement addressing the online petition in relation to the murder of Kate Malonyay and concerns about Navy's commitment to stand up and speak out about domestic violence issues.

27 Nov 2015
Lieutenant Daniel Iwata of 723 Squadron received both a commendation from Rear Admiral Hiroshi Ito and the Maritime Self-Defence Force Defence Co-Operation Medal. Only one other recipient had received this medal prior to this.
A Royal Australian Navy aviator has been given a special honour by Japan after a recent deployment to the Middle East. Lieutenant Daniel Iwata of 723 Squadron was deployed as Air Operations Officer for Combined Task Force 151, Bahrain, a multinational task force with the mission of disrupting piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Gulf of Aden.

27 Nov 2015
On White Ribbon Day 2015, LCDR Adam Muckalt leads male members of the HMAS Cairns community in reading the oath and committing to stand against Men's violence against Women.
HMAS Cairns collectively said no to Men's violence against Women on Wednesday, with 73 male members of the HMAS Cairns community lining up three-ranks-deep to take an oath in support of National White Ribbon Day.

27 Nov 2015
Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Brian Semple gets some kilometres up for the Sirius 'Ride the Reef' charity fundraising event for Beyond Blue.
As HMAS Sirius was about to commence transiting through the Great Barrier Reef on return from a successful South East Asian deployment, Lieutenant Commander Neil Krauklis was limbering up on the bridge wing waiting for the starter's whistle to begin pedalling for the charity fundraising event 'Ride the Reef for Beyond Blue'.

26 Nov 2015
Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve headquarters personnel from the Australian Defence Force gather at their base in the Middle East for a group photo in front of U.S. Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles.
A small team of Australian Defence Force personnel are making a big impression at the Coalition headquarters working with the Government of Iraq to defeat Daesh terrorist forces for Operation OKRA.

Press Releases

23 November 2015

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 22 November and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 27 November 2015. Live firings will take place from the following times: 8:00am to 6:00pm, Wednesday, 25 November 2015 8:00am to 6:...

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...

8 April 2015

Many of you may have seen recent the ABC 7.30 report into the deaths at HMAS Stirling between 2011 and 2012. Navy again offers its sympathy to those who have been affected by these tragic losses. At the time of the incidents Navy initiated a...