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26 May 2016
Captain Neville Teague, RAN, Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla and Warrant Officer Stuart O'Brien at the Pride in Diversity Australian Workplace Equality Index Awards 2016.
The Department of Defence has maintained its status as a diversity employer of choice - being recognised for the second year in a row by the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

26 May 2016
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Ian Campbell  presented Leading Seaman Clearance Diver Dean Martin witha a Commanding Officers Commendation award.
Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin has recognised contributions of three standout sailors in a recent presentation ceremony.

25 May 2016
Australia's Federation Guard members rest on arms during the service at the Hellenic - Australian park in Rethymno, part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete Commemoration services held across the Island of Crete.
The immense courage and sacrifice by Australian and New Zealand troops fighting in the Battle of Crete has been remembered in the battle’s 75th anniversary commemorations.

25 May 2016
725 Squadron has achieved another milestone with the graduation of the first MH-60R Basic Operational Flight Training undertaken in Australia.
Home of the 'Romeo' helicopter, 725 Squadron, has achieved another milestone with the graduation of trainees from the first MH-60R Basic Operational Flight Training undertaken in Australia. 

24 May 2016
Lieutenant Shawn Mortimer in the new Maritime Multi-cam Pattern Uniform which is being trialled throughout the navy.
Navy’s ‘working rig’, the Disruptive Pattern Navy Uniform or DPNU that has been worn since 2009, is scheduled to be replaced by late 2017.

Press Releases

20 May 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 22 May and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 27 May 2016. Live firing activities will take place at the following times: 8:00am to 4:00pm on Wednesday, 25 May 2016. 8:00am to 4:00pm...

10 May 2016

Election-related material is not available on the Royal Australian Navy website. Such material may be found on party political websites.

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...