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  1. An era of crew support draws to a close

    The FFH Support Team at the BAE Henderson Dockyard.
    With Anzac class frigates having recently completed their Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrades, the Fast-Frigate Helicopter Support Team’s mission of supporting crews and vessels during the program will be coming to a close in December.
  2. Navy’s newest leaders graduate

    The Passing out Parade marks the conclusion of the New Entry Officers' Course at HMAS Creswell. The day is the culmination of nineteen weeks of hard work and represents the completion of their non-specialist initial officer training. The new entry officers' are paraded as a guard on the Quarterdeck and marched past the Reviewing Officer in their ceremonial uniforms.
    After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest group of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS Creswell.
  3. Navigation by sea and by road

    Lieutenant Matthew Lloyd, conducts preparations for HMAS Sirius' departure from Port of Kuantan, Malaysia.
    Lieutenant Matthew Lloyd took the long way round on completion of his Junior Warfare Application Course at HMAS Watson in Sydney in June, setting out on a 5000 kilometre motorbike ride across Australia to resume his passion for salt water.  
  4. Second destroyer enters sea trials

    The second Air Warfare Destroyer 'Brisbane' heads out for its first phase of sea trials.
    The second Hobart class destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane, has commenced her first phase of sea trials, which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems.
  5. Anti-violence message shared in Shoalhaven

    HMAS Albatross personnel joined by Mr Liam Dooley from White Ribbon Australia recited the White Ribbon oath while standing along side White Ribbon silhouettes that represent women that have been affected by domestic violence.
    Personnel at HMAS Albatross marked White Ribbon Day with a range of events highlighting their support for Defence's commitment to the campaign to end violence against women.  
  6. Navy medics in rescue mission

    The Zodiac from Rescue Gear Ship, MV Stoker, stands off from racing yacht CV 22 Garmin, whilst the Medical Team assist with the ill crewman during a Medical Evacuation in the Indian Ocean.
    The Australian Defence Force has assisted the Australian Maritime Safety Authority with a medical evacuation off the coast of Western Australia. 
  7. ‘Eyes and ears’ determined and ready to shine

    Seaman Combat Systems Operator Adeel Patel at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
    The lure of an adventurous and an unrivalled career was enough motivation for a recruit to ‘pull out all the stops’ before heading to HMAS Cerberus for the 11 weeks of Recruit School.  
  8. Darwin sails into Sydney Harbour for final time

    HMAS Darwin flies her decommissioning pennant as she sails toward Fleet Base East for the final time as a commissioned ship.
    Twelve former Commanding Officers have sailed onboard Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin today as she transited through Sydney Heads into her home port for the last time.   
  9. Indigenous recruits sail in

    Indigenous Pre-recruitment Course perform their cultural dance and song where participants share their culture with guests, during their graduation parade at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
    The Australian Navy has continued efforts to provide clear career pathways for Indigenous Australians, through participation in the fifth Defence Indigenous Pre-Recruiting Program.
  10. Quite the quilts for operational team

    Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle display their Aussie Hero Quilts on the flight deck in the Middle East region.
    The hard working volunteers from Aussie Hero Quilts have wowed HMAS Newcastle’s crew with their hand-made quilts and laundry bags – literally covering the ship from bow to stern.  

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