• Update on unacceptable behaviour incidents 13 November 2014 | Media Release Two sailors have been found not guilty of inappropriate behaviour and another two await details of their punishment after pleading guilty to some of the charges they faced for their role in incidents alleged to have occurred on board
    Date: 13/11/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3504817 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Victoria Cross recipients meet the Queen 30 October 2014 | Media Release Australia’s surviving Victoria Cross recipients, together with the parents of the late Corporal Cameron Baird, VC, MG, Mr and Mrs Doug and Kaye Baird, met with Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday (London time) as part of the 28th
    Date: 31/10/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3479233 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • MEDIA RELEASE │ DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE Update on alleged assault of a Defence member 26 September 2014 | Media Release Defence is aware that an Australian Defence Force member who reported an assault to New South Wales Police on 25 September 2014 has now withdrawn the allegation. NSW police will
    Date: 26/09/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3421736 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Navy ships deliver supplies to Solomon Islands 18 September 2014 | Media Release Two Royal Australian Navy landing craft have delivered vital supplies to remote communities in Solomon Islands as part of Australia’s commitment to provide support to the region. HMA Ships Labuan and Tarakan transported education, medical and flood
    Date: 18/09/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3401871 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Chief of the Defence Force hosts Japanese counterpart 6 August 2014 | Media Release The Chief of the Defence Force Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin welcomed his counterpart, General Shigeru Iwasaki Chief of Joint Staff Japanese Self Defense Forces, to Canberra today on the first leg of a three day
    Date: 06/08/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3322429 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • MEDIA RELEASE │ Assistant Minister for Defence ADF Gap Year program for 2015 28 April 2014 Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, today launched the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Gap Year program for 2015. Addressing a crowd of secondary school children and teachers in Brisbane, Mr Robert said the program
    Date: 28/04/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3135282 - Source: ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR DE... - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence News and Media Chief of Navy decision relating to professional conduct in the inadvertent incursion into Indonesian territorial waters 17 April 2014 | Media Release In February this year the Customs and Border Protection Service and Defence released a joint review in relation to the positioning of vessels engaged
    Date: 17/04/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3124721 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence Media Release 26 March 2014 Chief of the Defence Force appoints Gender Adviser The Chief of the Defence Force General David Hurley has appointed the first Gender Adviser to the Chief of the Defence Force. Ms Julie McKay from UN Women Australia will commence her appointment next week to
    Date: 26/03/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3073775 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence Media Release 7 March 2014 Update to investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour On 6 November 2013 the Navy advised that an Australian Defence Force Investigative Service (ADFIS) investigation team were to be deployed to conduct an investigation into matters surrounding the allegations of unacceptable behaviour in HMAS Ballarat.
    Date: 07/03/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3045547 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • 24 February 2014 Air Force turns exercise into real humanitarian relief mission The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has switched from training to reality to answer a US call for help to move supplies to the island of Rota in the Northern Mariana Islands. Last week the Governor of the
    Date: 24/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3020720 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • 24 February 2014 HMAS Melbourne leaves the Middle East after $1 billion in drug seizures The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne has ended a highly successful deployment to the Middle East, handing over to HMAS Darwin responsibility for security operations for Operation SLIPPER. During her five months on station,
    Date: 24/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3020721 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence Media Release 21 February 2014 HMAS Childers returns from Indian Ocean deployment The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Childers has arrived in Darwin after participating in Milan 2014, the biannual international naval event hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 5-9 February 2014. Milan
    Date: 21/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3017223 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • 20 February 2014 Chief of the Defence Force and Secretary of Defence meet with Afghan Minister for Defense Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley and Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Dennis Richardson this week met with the Afghan Minister for Defense, His Excellency Bismullah Mohammadi in
    Date: 20/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/3011351 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence Media Release 10 February 2014 Vice Chief of the Defence Force building bonds with the Chilean Armed Forces Vice Chief of the Defence Force, Air Marshal Mark Binskin has returned from a successful visit to increase Australia’s defence ties with Chile. Air Marshal Binskin’s visit to Chile is the
    Date: 10/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/2991252 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence

  • Defence Media Release 9 February 2014 The Long Way Home officially opens Australian Defence Force members took to the stage last night in an Australian first, performing a new play with Sydney Theatre Company that reflects their personal experiences on Defence operations and the challenges they faced coming home. The
    Date: 09/02/2014 - Collection: Media - ID: media/pressrel/2991230 - Source: DEPT OF DEFENCE - Author: Dept of Defence