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04 May 2016
HMAS Anzac (foreground) sails in company with Royal Malaysian Navy ships KD Selangor and KD Lekir in the South China Sea during Exercise Bersama Shield 16.
HMA Ships Anzac and Bathurst, along with Australian Special Forces and headquarters staff, are providing Australia’s contribution to a regional maritime security and counter-terrorism exercise in Brunei and Singapore this week.

03 May 2016
Chief Petty Officer Scott Elleman marked Anzac Day 2016 on Everest Camp 2.
Anzac Day was a momentous occasion for Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Aircraft Scott Elleman who met a personal challenge of climbing to Everest Camp 2.

03 May 2016
Royal Australian Air Force member Squadron Leader John-John Rozells is the Senior Air Traffic Control Officer onboard HMAS Adelaide.
In any circumstance, military or civilian, Air Traffic Controllers have a highly demanding and critical role. But the challenge skyrockets when the complexity of managing the launch and landing of military aircraft occurs on a floating airfield that continually moves according to wind and sea state. 

02 May 2016
 Lieutenant Jess Webster, Lieutenant John Webster, Midshipman Jessica McGannon, Commander John McGannon, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Ann Hooper, and Lieutenant Commander Brice Hooper enjoy spending time together following the Anzac Day march in Wollongong.
Following in your father’s footsteps seems to be something of a tradition in Wollongong with three naval officers being joined by their currently serving Navy daughters for Anzac Day commemorations in the Illawarra.

02 May 2016
(Right to Left) Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Daniel Larkins, Leading Seaman Medic Tim Binyon and Able Seaman Medic Olivia Mortlock attend a casualty onboard HMAS Adelaide during a Humanitarian Aid exercise.
HMAS Adelaide’s ability to safely conduct humanitarian aid, disaster relief and non-combatant evacuation operations was tested this month during the ship’s unit readiness workup in Jervis Bay, on the New South Wales south coast.

Press Releases

29 April 2016

Beecroft Weapons Range (BWR) will be closed from 9:00pm on Sunday, 1 May and will reopen at 1:00pm on Friday, 6 May 2016. Live firing activities will take place at the following times: 8:00am to 4:00pm on Wednesday, 4 May 2016. 8:00am to 4:00pm on...

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...

8 April 2015

Many of you may have seen recent the ABC 7.30 report into the deaths at HMAS Stirling between 2011 and 2012. Navy again offers its sympathy to those who have been affected by these tragic losses. At the time of the incidents Navy initiated a...