Navy News

Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities.
  1. Advanced Medical Assistant Able Seaman Mele Buadromo, from the Maritime Operations Health Unit, is deployed to Fawkner, Victoria in support of Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
    As part of the ADF’s Operation COVID-19 ASSIST in Victoria, about 200 medical personnel have been deployed to support the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) COVID-19 testing sites around Melbourne.
  2. Commander of the Defence COVID-19 taskforce, Lieutenant General John Frewen, DSC, AM, promotes Leading Seaman Maritime Personnel Operator Morgan Foster to the rank of Midshipman at a ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra.
    Senior Navy, Army and Air Force officers and sailors gathered at Russell Offices in Canberra this week to acknowledge the promotion of Leading Seaman Morgan Foster to Midshipman, marking a new milestone in her career.
  3. Chief Petty Officer Tony Yarnold, from HMAS Moreton, has worked as the Tactical Operations Centre Watch Keeper and the Duty Officer for Quarantine Control out of Brisbane, Queensland, as part of Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
    After a 19-year hiatus, Chief Petty Officer Tony Yarnold rejoined the Royal Australian Navy to provide support for Operation COVID-19 ASSIST - and along the way celebrated his 60th birthday.
  4. Rear Admiral Andrew Robertson, May 1980.
    Rear Admiral Andrew John Robertson, AO DSC RAN - Navy’s most accomplished Gunnery Officer - has died at age 95 in north west New South Wales.
  5. HMAS Parramatta during a refit in the Captain Cook Graving Dock at Garden Island, Sydney, NSW.
    HMAS Parramatta will boast improved crew internet connectivity and other services when she emerges from her first significant maintenance period since mid-2018, following a strong year of deployments and achievements.