Navy News

Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities.
  1. Able Seaman Cryptologic Networks Jackson Cronin explains the results of a test to Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Brittany Ely while onboard HMAS Toowoomba.
    Defending HMAS Toowoomba and deployed for the first time on operations in the Middle East is an element of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Cyber Unit - working across multiple systems and defending networks against cyber attack.
  2. (This image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). L-R: CDTAB Georgina Cox (TS Henty), Cadet Leading Seaman Ivy O’Halloran (TS Albury), and Cadet Petty Officer Shanelle Baker (TS Tamar) remove a propeller from a tapered shaft in the training ship the former MV Stephen Brown.
    Earlier this year, before physical distancing was required, eighteen Navy Cadets from around Australia successfully navigated a series of maritime duties and drills in a three-day training camp aimed at giving them hands-on experience of what it’s like to work in the Royal Australian Navy.
  3. Royal Australian Navy sailor Seaman Maritime Logistics Operator Jessica Gould is part of the Navy contingent at the JTF 629 Headquarters element in Sydney, Australia.
    Since the end of March, Navy has been contributing to Headquarters Joint Task Force 629 as part of the contribution to the whole-of-government response to COVID-19. 28 personnel ranging in rank from Seaman to Commodore are assigned, and their skills and experience are filling crucial roles.
  4. Australian Defence Force Imagery Specialist students conduct their initial employment training at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney. Front: Private Dustin Anderson, left, and Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Support Operations Sittichai Sakonpoonpol. Back, from left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Leon Dafonte Fernandez; Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Daniel Goodman; Private Olivia Cameron; and Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Nadav Harel.
    Like many things, the latest session of the Australian Defence Force Imagery Specialist Initial Employment Training program has looked a little different this year.
  5. Instructor with the Navy Indigenous Development Program, Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Kyh Mye.
    The Navy Indigenous Development Program is designed to assist Indigenous Australians in reaching the required standard to permanently enlist into the Australian Defence Force through completion of nationally recognised training.