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05 Aug 2015
HMAS Anzac's Able Seaman Marine Technician Kelly Chilton, takes a shot at goal during a game of beach soccer against the Mauritius National Coast Guard, while the ship is conducting a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius.
During their recent port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius, the crew of HMAS Anzac had the opportunity to participate in a beach sports day with members of the National Coast Guard of Mauritius.

05 Aug 2015
Petty Officer Jodie Matters aboard Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour during the Tall Ship Races.
STS Young Endeavour has sailed across the North Sea to compete in the Sail Training International Tall Ship Races from Norway to Denmark - further north than the brigantine has previously sailed.

04 Aug 2015
Able Seaman Marine Technician Justin Lamb helps Defence Force Advocate Jeffrey Phillips adjust his OCCABA mask before joining a damage control exercise onboard HMAS Darwin.
The Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal's Australian Defence Force Advocate, Mr Jeffery Phillips SC, recently took to sea in HMAS Darwin to get a better understanding of life on a Royal Australian Navy ship.

04 Aug 2015
Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Peter Craig prepares to draw a 9mm pistol he will need as part of the boarding party aboard HMAS Newcastle.
During May and June HMAS Newcastle was patrolling with the Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East region.

03 Aug 2015
Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer, Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Dew, RAN (left), and Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Dean Blanchard (right) at the upgraded MK3E Combat Management System in the Operations Room of West Head Gunnery Range during a test firing of the 76mm Gun, Flinders, Victoria.
Residents, avid surfers, keen golfers and mariners in Flinders, Victoria, were recently treated to a world- first, witnessing firing of a 76mm medium calibre gun integrated with a SAAB Mk3e Combat Management System and CEA CEAFAR phased array radar from West Head Gunnery Range.

Press Releases

14 July 2015

Week commencing Friday, 7 August to Friday, 14 August 2015 Beecroft Weapons Range, incorporating Long Beach, Honeymoon Bay and the lighthouse precinct, will be opened to the Public from 1pm Friday, 7 August to 8pm Sunday, 10 August 2015. Beecroft...

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...