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28 Aug 2016
West Australian Reservists, Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Brett Lane (Office of Director-General Australian Navy Cadets and Reserves), and Leading Seaman Musician (LSMUSN) Nadene Starkie, from the Royal Australian Navy Band Western Australia and have been awarded, respectively, a Prince of Wales Award and a Tasman Scheme Award.
Music, food, people, communications and diving make up some of the mix for five Naval Reserve members who have been selected for development and training awards in recognition of their service.

28 Aug 2016
Navy sailor Able Seaman Thai Latham sets up to spike the ball as she represents the ADF during the Queensland State Championships held at the Boondall Sports Centre, Brisbane.
Generally, if a team drops into a competition at late notice, they don’t expect to do well, let alone take away the gold and silver medals, but Defence teams did exactly that at the Queensland Volleyball State Championship.

27 Aug 2016
Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Glen Renshaw and co-driver Krystle McDonald stand with the Renshaw racing vehicle on Haynes Street in Kalamunda, W.A., in between the Targa West Rally stages.
It is a long way from the underwater world of a Collins class submarine to the world of rally car driving but for Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Glen Renshaw, driving his Holden VE SSV around racetracks in Western Australia has its similarities.

27 Aug 2016
HMPNGS Seeadler (front) operating with HMPNGS Moresby (middle) and HMAS Wollongong (rear) in Port Moresby Harbour during Exercise Paradise 2016.
The ability of the Royal Australian and Papua New Guinean navies to work together in maritime security is stronger than ever following the conclusion of Exercise PARADISE this month.

26 Aug 2016
The Combined Services women’s cricket team celebrate a wicket, taken by AB Sarah Beard (without cap) in their match against the UK Armed Forces at Burton Court, Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Royal Australian Navy sailors starred with the bat and ball during a tour of the United Kingdom by the men's and women's combined services cricket team last month.

Press Releases

26 August 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 28 August and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 2 September 2016. No live firing activities will take place during the range closure, however, extensive maintenance will take place...

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...