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05 Jul 2015
Lieutenant Matthew Walker in HMAS Huon's operations room during a mine warfare serial for his final assessment of his Mine Warfare Officer Course.
Mine Hunter Coastal, HMAS Huon, has recently put four mine warfare students through their paces in a series of challenging scenarios played out in Jervis Bay, New South Wales.

05 Jul 2015
Leading Aircraftwoman Jennifer Reilly,gives a young landmine victim some Christmas cheer in the Australian- run United Nations wing of the Kigali Central Hospital in Rwanda.
With two decades passing since Australia’s contribution to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Rwanda (UNAMIR), a seminar will be held to focus on elements of leadership over the period of Operation TAMAR with a particular focus on the Kibeho massacre.

04 Jul 2015
The crew of HMAS Perth cheer at the Port of Darwin, in preparation for the commencement of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015.
Royal Australian Navy ships have begun arriving in Darwin for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Anzac class frigate, HMAS Perth, is among several vessels taking part in the exercise, which is occurring in the Top End for the first time.

04 Jul 2015
HMAS Perth conducts a patrol past an oil rig off the North West Shelf of the Australian coast.
On returning to Australia after a south-east Asian deployment, HMAS Perth joined HMAS Sirius to conduct a security patrol of Western Australia’s North West Shelf. 

04 Jul 2015
The United States Navy's Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) prepares to berth at Fleet Base West at Garden Island, Western Australia, on 25 June as part of its Western Pacific deployment.
Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) arrived at HMAS Stirling last week, for a port visit as a part of its Western Pacific deployment.

Press Releases

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...

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...