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15 Dec 2019
A member HMAS Canberra's ship's company abseils down the side of HMAS Canberra during a charity abseiling event.
It’s not every day that ship’s company gets to abseil down the side of one of the largest vessels ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy, but volunteers from HMAS Canberra and HMAS Kuttabul did just that in the name of charity.

15 Dec 2019
Seaman Amelia Ambrose, left, stands with marine technician colleague, Able Seaman Helena Siyangkabuth in the engine room onboard HMAS Diamantina.
Female marine technicians are rarely seen serving in Huon-class minehunters. Two female ‘stokers’ are currently bucking the trend - both serving in HMAS Diamantina.

14 Dec 2019
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, presents the Governor's Cup to Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn, CMS, RAN, at Ceremonial Divisions at HMAS Cerberus. Vic.
HMAS Cerberus has been named the recipient of the Governor’s Cup for 2019, an award presented to the Royal Australian Navy Shore Establishment that has excelled in all aspects of operations, safety, training and support to the Fleet.

14 Dec 2019
Chief Petty Officer Clearance Diver Kevin Paul and Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician David Walker on the ship's satellite WiFi (known as a ‘Quality of Life’ initiative) which was installed in the lead up to their deployment on board HMAS Gascoyne.
In an era when Navy is prioritising its people, the officers and sailors of HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne can attest that the tide is turning in the right direction as a number of initiatives were implemented for their recent Maritime East Asia Deployment.

13 Dec 2019
 Squadron Leader Carl Godwin; Lieutenant Commander Daniel McCall; Lieutenant Commander Glenn Suffolk; Lieutenant Commander Darren Cooper and Warrant Officer Dean McLeod at the International Maritime Security Construct Headquarters in the Middle East.
Australian Defence Force support for the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) has been strengthened with the deployment of Navy and Air Force members to the IMSC headquarters in Bahrain.