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29 May 2015
Defence members at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards at the Westin Hotel, Sydney.
Navy has been recognised in the innovation category of the annual Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index awards.

28 May 2015
Graduates of the Aviation Support course on completion of their graduation ceremony held at the Fleet Air Arm museum, Nowra.
Commander Tim Standen Director Training Authority Aviation welcomed eleven new graduates to the Aviation Support category at a ceremony at the Fleet Air Arm Museum recently.

28 May 2015
Leading Seaman Jaye Anderson (left) and Able Seaman Will Anderson with daughters Teagan and Jennifer at the Navy Personnel Support Unit information session and barbeque.
It's the age-old conundrum, how to combine work and family - but add the dimensions of sea time and posting upheaval and sometimes it can seem a little challenging.

27 May 2015
Royal Australian Navy men's rugby team front row get ready to packin during a scrum training session before the Australian Services Rugby Championship finals held at Ballymore Oval, Brisbane, Queensland.
On 23 May, the 2015 Australian Services Rugby Championship was secured by Army for both senior men’s and women’s teams, but not before hard earned victories against their Royal Australian Navy rivals.

27 May 2015
Able Seaman Musician Racheal Byrnes plays the last post during HMAS Anzac's commemorative service off the coast of Anzac Cove.
While participating at Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and in the Sea of Marmara recently, several symbolic links to helped to reinforce the original ANZAC story to the crew of HMAS Anzac.

Press Releases

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...

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”....