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20 Jan 2017
Executive Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Lieutenant Commander Phillipa Hay dances to the Royal Australian Navy Band - Melbourne as they entertain at Larrakeyah Primary School, Darwin, during Navy Week in the Northern Territory.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Community Engagement Program in the Northern Territory achieved a number of key milestones throughout 2016, aimed at bringing Navy people out into the community.

19 Jan 2017
Mr Greg Turner (centre), representing Maritime Safety Queensland and his employer Navy officer Lieutenant Rick Christensen (right), accepts the South Queensland Employer Support Award for Medium Business Category from Commander Mark McConnell, Commanding Officer HMAS Moreton.
Since the commissioning of HMAS Moreton in May 2016, it’s been all hands on deck at the Navy’s newest shore establishment.

18 Jan 2017
Honiara-based Forum Fisheries Agency Surveillance Operations Officer Commander Gavin Baker and Federated States of Melanesia-based Technical Adviser Chief Petty Officer Chris O'Keefe were among Navy members based across the Pacific who attended a five-day conference in Canberra from 21-25 November, 2016.
Junior officers and chief petty officers looking for a rewarding challenge are encouraged to consider a role as a Technical Adviser or Maritime Surveillance Adviser in the Pacific.

17 Jan 2017
HMAS Anzac's ship's company have a morning tea to talk about domestic violence in support of White Ribbon.
Late in 2016 during a busy Sea Qualification Trial the crew of HMAS Anzac still found time to join together in support of White Ribbon and the 'stick your neck out' campaign.

16 Jan 2017
Officer in Charge of Navy's Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU), Commander David Hutchinson, in front of a MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo' at 725 Squadron.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit has a busy 2017 planned, with seven first of class flight trials scheduled before September.

Press Releases

9 December 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 11 December and will reopen at 12:00am on Friday, 16 December 2016. Defence activities will be conducted during the following times: Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 7:00am 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...