Media Room


01 Jun 2020
Recruit George Oram, left, and his brother Seaman Electronic Technician Trainee Jack Oram at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
The Royal Australian Navy Recruit Training School recently farewelled 137 graduates from General Entry Intake 380 Shipp Division, after 11 weeks of initial entry training, at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria.

31 May 2020
Commander Shore Forces, Captain Stephen Bowater, OAM, RAN, centre, speaks with Able Seaman Lincoln Matahau, left, and Able Seaman Daniel Sawaqed at Sydney International Airport during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy working in unique roles at Sydney International Airport and hotels to assist returning overseas passengers during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic have been thanked personally by Commander Shore Force Captain Stephen Bowater.

30 May 2020
Royal Australian Navy doctor, Lieutenant Commander Anthony Carpenter, and the Commander of Department of Health and Human Services Victoria operations, Merrin Benert, at the State Control Centre in Victoria.
ADF personnel in Victoria have completed their supporting role as part of the contact tracing team with the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria, by by follow-up calling members of the community diagnosed with COVID-19 and people with whom they had been in close contact.

30 May 2020
Leading Seaman Kara Knezevic, Chief Petty Officer Linda Eddington, Command Warrant Officer Gary Fuss, Ms Dallas McMaugh and Petty Officer Megan Cahill of HMAS Albatross with books they collected for the Boori Preschool in the Shoalhaven to mark Reconciliation Week 2020.
HMAS Albatross usually marks National Reconciliation Week by hosting and participating in a range of community events throughout the Shoalhaven, but distancing requirements meant personnel had to consider how to embrace the 2020 theme ‘In This Together’ while physically being apart.

29 May 2020
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Glenn Askew from HMAS Stirling assists in positioning a Blue Tree as part of an Australia-wide mental health initiative, at the side of Dampier Road on Garden Island, WA.
Garden Island, WA is not only home to Navy’s largest base, HMAS Stirling, but also to unique fauna and flora - including a variety of tree that stands out from the rest, mainly because of its bright blue paint.