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20 Aug 2019
HMAS Hobart (III) conducts a live fire exercise using the vertically launched RIM-66 Standard Missile 2 (SM2) as a test of capability before proceeding to their Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE).
HMAS Hobart (III) has become the first Hobart class Guided Missile Destroyer to fire a missile in Australian waters, firing an SM-2 Standard Missile in the East Australian Exercise Area against an unmanned target during trials off the coast of New South Wales, achieving excellent results.

20 Aug 2019
Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor James Walker, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Adrian Pendlebury and Deputy Commodore Fleet Air Arm, Captain Grant O'Loughlan, RAN, cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the outdoor training area at HMAS Albatross.
The Fleet Air Arm’s Shark Tank was a series of interactive forums where personnel, no matter rank or role, were invited to pitch proposals for improvements to the workplace.

19 Aug 2019
 Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, RAN; Samoan High Commissioner Her Excellency Ms Hinauri Petana; Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP; Samoan Deputy Prime Minister the Honourable Fiame Naomi Mata'afa; and Austal Manager Ben Wardle, in front of Guardian class Patrol Boat Nafanua II.
The fourth of 21 Guardian class patrol boats destined for the Pacific was officially handed over to Samoa on Friday at the Austal Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia.

19 Aug 2019
2019 Navy Blood Drive Ambassador Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel JD Byrne at HMAS Albatross.
Petty Officer Jaylene Byrne's role as Navy’s Blood Drive Ambassador comes with a strong desire to do more and to assist others to decide to donate.

18 Aug 2019
The Royal Australian Navy Band supports a Ceremonial Sunset in the City of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales.
Many communities throughout regional Australia have prominent links to Australia’s military history, from cenotaphs and statues to parks and locations. This is particularly true of the city of Wagga Wagga.