A new ship’s library in HMAS Warramunga is not only providing the crew with a wide range of reading options, it has forged a strong partnership with a bookseller near the ship’s home port in Western Australia.
Growing up on a farm outside the regional NSW town of Trangie, Able Seaman Maddison Hohnberg would spend hours tinkering with farm machinery and trying to understand how things work.
The ship’s company of HMAS Anzac has spent a lot of time at sea over the past 12 months, making keeping watch on their health and wellbeing important.
An activity in the South China Sea between the Royal Australian and United States Navies, and the RAAF, gave one HMAS Ballarat sailor the opportunity to develop his skills in maritime aircraft control.
HMAS Ballarat celebrated its 17th birthday on the day the ship finished its Regional Presence Deployment off the coast of the NT.
There’s a saying that goes something along the lines of “if there isn’t a photo, then it never happened”.
A busy schedule for HMAS Ballarat means an extensive servicing of her helicopter was done at sea instead of ashore.
HMAS Ballarat’s ship’s canteen is one of the busiest compartments on the ship, especially as the Fleet embraces contactless, COVID-safe port visits.
HMAS Ballarat has been refuelled during a rendezvous with two United States Navy ships during its Regional Presence Deployment.