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1300 DEFENCE (1300 333 362)

is the national telephone number for Defence, available Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm


Contact and referral information for a range of subjects relating to the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Defence Force and Department of Defence.

Subject Summary
Australian White Ensign Requests

Information about how to request permission to use the Australian White Ensign (AWE).

Ceremonial Support

Would you like to request Royal Australian Navy or Australian Defence Force support for ceremonial activities such as Anzac Day, Remembrance Day commemorations or participation in public festivals and ceremonies?

Contacting Navy Personnel

Are you trying to contact a relative or friend who is a current member of the Royal Australian Navy?
Please note, we are unable to assist in contacting former RAN members.

Media Enquiries

All initial media enquiries and requests are to be submitted via email to

Navy Bereavement Pin

Information and application for the Royal Australian Navy Bereavement Pin, commissioned by the Navy to recognise the valued contribution of all Navy personnel who gave service.

Navy Heritage

Are you planning a visit to one of the Navy’s public museums?

Sea Power Centre - Australia

Enquiries regarding Royal Australian Navy history and heritage, research and doctrine, and Sea Power Centre - Australia publications.

Social Media

Information on Navy's official social media accounts and You do not have access to view this node.

Sport Associations

Contact information for the Navy Sports Council and the various Navy sporting associations.


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