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30 Mar 2015
HMNZS Endeavour, takes her position alongside HMAS Anzac (right) while HMNZS Te Kaha waits behind during exercises off the coast of Western Australia.
A week after sailing from their homeport of Sydney, the crew of HMAS Anzac sailed from Fleet Base West this week on the next leg of their deployment on NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015.

30 Mar 2015
HMAS Canberra's Marine Engineering Officer, Lieutenant Commander Suzie Bishop stands in the Central Control Station onboard.
King Island local, Suzie Bishop joined the Navy with the view of getting a qualification and then moving on as soon as she could, 16 years later she is still there.

29 Mar 2015
 HMAS Canberra's Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Landing Craft operating in the Well Dock during the ship's first docking down in open ocean.
Since commissioning in November last year, Canberra has conducted many landing craft dockings although until now, all have been achieved alongside, within a harbour or a bay.

29 Mar 2015
Senior Chaplain Murray Lund Leading Seaman Marine Technician Nathan Cook, his wife Rebecca and son Elijah after Elijah's dedication ceremony onboard HMAS Canberra.
Having commissioned HMAS Canberra, the ship’s company feel a special connection with the ship, one that they would like their families to share.

28 Mar 2015
Royal Australian Navy veterans from the Operation SLIPPER campaign march down Barrack Street in the City of Perth during the parade to recognise the service of all personnel who served in Afghanistan and the Middle East between 2001 and 2014.
Current and former Australian Defence Force veterans along with Australian Public Servants, the Australian Federal Police and other Government agency personnel who served on Operation SLIPPER had their achievements honoured in a commemorative parade on 21 March.

Press Releases

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...

23 May 2013

Reports about Kurt Mackenzie published in the Courier Mail and the Northern Territory News on 23 May 2013 stated that “Navy is refusing to explain and release a report into the poisoning of a sailor during an exercise off Darwin seven years ago”....

20 March 2013

Andrew Holman Editor The Mercury GPO Box 334 HOBART TAS 7001 Dear Mr Holman On Monday 18 March 2013 the online version of your newspaper published an editorial which related to the article entitled "Incat sailing at full speed" (17 March 2013). I...