HMAS Armidale (I) Memorial Service

A memorial service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale (I) will be held at 11am on Friday, 1 December 2017 in Central Park, Armidale.
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Welcome to the Fleet

The Hobart class guided missile destroyer, HMAS Hobart was commissioned today in a ceremony at Fleet Base East, Sydney.
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The Navy and the Nation book now available

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, has authored the book 'The Navy and the Nation'.
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75th Anniversaries of the loss of HMA Ships

In 2017, the Navy, Ex-Service Associations and the nation will commemorate the 75th anniversaries of the loss of seven RAN ships in 1942.
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Navy's Culture

Navy has an enduring cultural improvement program which is founded on our Navy Values and supported by our Signature Behaviours.
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Thinking about joining?

The Navy has a huge range of exciting jobs to choose from with pay and benefits that will far exceed your expectations.
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23 Nov 2017
LCDR Steve Delo completes his trek at the top of Mount Ainsle with a White Ribbon cut-out of a female domestic violence victim – 52 women are killed as a result of domestic violence each year.
A Navy member has embarked on an innovative campaign to promote awareness of violence against women, successfully completing five hill climbs in five hours.  
23 Nov 2017
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle donate cricket equipment during a  visit to Samata Sarana, a Catholic school and hostel for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The sun beamed on HMAS Newcastle’s crew as she berthed alongside the historic Port of Colombo on her way back from operations in the Middle East.
23 Nov 2017
Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney.
A love of fast cars, fast bikes, gas turbines, and warships wouldn’t normally correlate with a desk job, but for Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally, it  led to her being recognised as a finalist in the 2017 NSW Telstra Business Women’s Awards.  
22 Nov 2017
HMAS Newcastle prepares to berth alongside in Victoria, Seychelles during Operation Manitou.
Following an extensive patrol off the coast of Africa in the South Indian Ocean while on Operation MANITOU, the crew of HMAS Newcastle recently conducted a logistics and respite visit in Port Victoria, Seychelles.
22 Nov 2017
Member of General Entry 357 Taylor Division Recruit Rob Hilton with his dad Chief Petty Officer Peter Hilton and his mum, ex-Chief Petty Officer Linda Hilton.
The power of the number seven was widely discussed by one particular family at the recent Recruit School Graduation parade for GE 357 in HMAS Cerberus.
22 Nov 2017
An MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter from 816 Squadron lands on HMAS Hobart's flight deck during a flight deck trial alongside Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney.
It was a marriage made in...Fleet Base East recently, when Navy’s most sophisticated helicopter partnered with Navy’s most potent and capable warship.  

Upcoming Events

The RAN Band Sydney - Commodore's Chamber Ensemble will support an annual memorial service dedicated to HMAS Parramatta II.
‘Sea State Seven’ Rock Band from RAN Band Sydney will entertain the crowds for the Rugby League World Cup 2017 Semi-Finals Game.
RAN Band Sydney is proud to support the launch of Special Olympics Australia Soar & Roar Festival 2017, a unique event which provides people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to...
RAN Band Melbourne Concert Band will join Victoria Police Pipe & Drum Band for the annual ‘Navy Blue Harmony Concert’. All proceeds will go to the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation Peninsula...
An important commemoration on this very significant occasion since the last units of the Royal Australian Navy returned from Vietnam. RAN Band Western Australia Bugler will perform in support of this...
A group of unidentified crew members onboard Armidale (AWM P03773.004) HMAS Armidale (I), Bathurst Class Minesweeper, was lost in action against Japanese aircraft on 1 December 1942. Forty members...
RAN Band South Australia Parade Band will perform in the Barossa Christmas Pageant in the beautiful town of Nurioopta. For information on this festive occasion in South Australia’s beautiful and...
RAN Band Melbourne Concert Band will feature in the annual Knox Carols by Candlelight festival.

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