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23 Apr 2017
Members of HMAS Harman's gunnery department provided the Catafalque party during the Anzac service held at Canberra Hospital for patients who cannot make the Dawn service in Canberra.
A promise between a group of Vietnam War vintage ex-service personnel to bring Anzac Day to the ill and infirm has come to fruition for the 15th year with a bespoke service at the Canberra Hospital.

23 Apr 2017
AWD Alliance staff sign the Command Team Trainer for the Royal Australian Navy Air Warfare Destroyer to Navy with Commodore Bourke, RAN.
The project to supply new destroyers for the Royal Australian Navy continues in earnest with the delivery of the Hobart Class Command Team Trainer and the Aegis block of the future HMAS Sydney now in position.

22 Apr 2017
The Anzac Challenge Cup is presented to the coach of the Australian Defence Force All-Stars, Sergeant Debono.
Playing against traditional rivals the Australian Combined Emergency Services, in front of an estimated 12,000 people, the Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules All-Stars men’s team has won the Anzac Challenge trophy for the fourth consecutive year.

22 Apr 2017
Commander Phillip Henry, RAN, Commanding Officer of HMAS Darwin and LEUT James Hodgkinson (left), Boarding Officer HMAS Darwain hand over weapons seized by HMAS Darwin on Op MANITOU to Nick Fletcher at the Australian War Memorial.
Two AK-47s seized by the Royal Australian Navy during Operation MANITOU were presented to the Australian War Memorial to maintain the historic record of Defence’s contributions in the Middle East.

22 Apr 2017
Seaman Paggetti, Aircraft Woman Woodyard and Craftman Caldow holding service flags a top Mount Kosciuszko as a part of the 'Stomp the Summit, Crush the Stigma' challenge to raise awareness for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Tri-service flags flew over the highest point in Australia recently to raise awareness of conditions related to post-traumatic stress.

Press Releases

30 March 2017

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 2 April and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 7 April 2017. Defence activities will be conducted during the following times: Live fire will be conducted during the week. Monday, 3...

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...