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16 Sep 2019
Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Benjamin Spring, left, supervises Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Lara Pilton, conducting a workout on new exercise equipment in the gymnasium at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney.
New functional training equipment has been installed at the Fleet Base East Gymnasium as part of a much-needed $400-thousand dollar upgrade, making a big difference in the gym’s overall equipment standard.

15 Sep 2019
Warrant Officer Clearance Diver Christopher Wright receives a New South Wales Police Area Commander’s Commendation from Superintendent Dave Darcy, Commander Northern Beaches Police Area Command, at Dee Why RSL Club, in Sydney, NSW.
There are plenty of accounts of Navy personnel displaying bravery in dangerous situations at sea, but for one Clearance Diver heroism on land has earned him a special commendation from the New South Wales Police.

15 Sep 2019
Royal Australian Navy officers from HMAS Parramatta march in front of a large turnout, during their Freedom of Entry parade down the main street of Parramatta, NSW.
The ship’s company of HMAS Parramatta has reaffirmed the bonds between the ship and her namesake city by exercising their right to Freedom of Entry.

14 Sep 2019
The crew of HMAS Melbourne conduct a Freedom of Entry march into the City of Melbourne.
The bonds between HMAS Melbourne (III) and her namesake city were reaffirmed today with the ship’s company exercising their Freedom of Entry for the final time before the ship decommissions later this year.

14 Sep 2019
Head of Maritime Systems within the ADF’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, RAN and Australian Naval Attaché to the United States, Commodore Mathew Hudson talk with Contracts Division Head, Dawn Redman from the US Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Center in San Diego.
The Head of Maritime Systems for the Australian Defence Force’s Capability and Sustainment Group, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, has made a visit to the United States Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Centre in San Diego to meet with subject matter experts on ship maintenance and modernisation.