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30 Jun 2016
Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.
More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise Rim-of-the-Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. 

30 Jun 2016
 Royal Australian Air Force General Surgeon Squadron Leader Daron Cunningham, Australian Army Anaesthetist Colonel Michael Reade (rear), Royal Australian Navy Orthopaedic Surgeon Commander Ian Young (second right) and Royal Australian Navy Perioperative Nurse Lieutenant Meg Frugtniet.
An Australian tri-service medical team on active service in Iraq has successfully removed the appendix of an American soldier.

29 Jun 2016
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Owen Kelly, Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Brooke Oram, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Edgar Dunsby, Brendan Holland and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare Nimai Walsh after donating blood and plasma.
Royal Australian Navy personnel at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney have rolledup their sleeves and donated blood, assisting the Australian Red CrossBlood Service.

29 Jun 2016
Lieutenant Commander Alan Donovan (right) is supported by Lieutenant Rory Lea on a virtual simulator fighting a fire presented by Deakin University during the Engineering Training Week held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
It was all hands to engineering stations in HMAS Cerberus recently, with the annual Engineering Training Week. 

28 Jun 2016
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines, Lieutenant Stacey Moore and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Jackson Cosgrove (at right) of HMAS Kuttabul, with Outfitting Manager for the Australian Paralympic Committee, Kate Smith, are managing the supply and issue of uniforms to Australian athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympics, from a logistics facility in Silverwater, NSW.
Eight Royal Australian Navy members have been involved in one of the most important parts of the Australian Paralympic Team’s Rio Games campaign – the packing the team’s uniforms.

Press Releases

17 June 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 26 June and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 1 July 2016. No live firing activities will take place during the range closure, however, extensive maintenance will take place over the...

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...