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30 Sep 2014
(Left to right) 816 Squadron's Able Seaman Ben Adams, Able Seaman Anna Cernaz, Chief Petty Officer Tim Noble, Petty Officer Ray Solomon, Lieutenant Geoff Winter and Lieutenant Mark Hudson with primary school students from Woolondilly Public School in Goulburn.
“Do you get sick when you fly?” “Do you get sick on ships?” “Do you ever see sharks?” “What does this button do?” The crew of a Seahawk helicopter from Nowra's 816 Squadron faced a barrage of these questions on a recent visit to Wollondilly Public School.

30 Sep 2014
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC, RAN, and Chief of Vietnam Peoples Navy (VPN), Admiral Nguyen Van Hien,  acknowledge a general salute by a VPN guard during Vice Admiral Barrett's visit to Ho Chi Minh City.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, recently wrapped up a busy inaugural visit to Vietnam where he met a number of government and military officials across the country.

29 Sep 2014
Midshipman Joshua Woodward gives David Shanahan (centre) and David Glasson (front) a tour of HMAS Choules bridge as part of a charity sea day.
Fourteen generous members of the public were beneficiaries themselves on 22 September, when they were invited onboard HMAS Choules for a day.

29 Sep 2014
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Iain Marino prepares a main meal of garlic prawns for a formal dining night in HMAS Larrakia.
The crew of Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Larrakia was recently treated to a three-course formal dinner by their two hard-working chefs.

28 Sep 2014

The Manly Relay for Life was a rewarding experience for participants from HMAS Penguin, providing them with an opportunity to support a very important community event for a great cause.

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...