HMAS Arunta returned to Fleet Base East on April 5 after a three-month regional presence deployment.
HMAS Canberra arrived home in Sydney on March 29 after supporting the Tongan people as part of Operation Tonga Assist 2022.
Australian Army engineers supporting Operation Tonga Assist 2022 use ‘sappernuity’ to deliver tanks to outlying Tongan islands.
When the Navy’s biggest ships rendezvoused in Tonga in early March, two Defence families had instant family reunions.
United States navy crew from USS Frank Cable were presented with the Brisbane city flag in recognition of their efforts in the post-flood clean-up.
When Army pastor Chaplain Stephen Copland heard several remote islands in Palau had no
ADF personnel recently deployed to Palau have spent time engaging with locals and the community.
A farewell ceremony at Tonga’s Vuna Wharf has been held on March 16 to thank personnel who have been operating together from HMAS Canberra.
The ADF is working with its south-west Pacific neighbours to detect and deter illegal maritime activity in the region.
USS Frank Cable recently arrived in Brisbane, and members of the ship’s company stepped ashore to help with flood clean-up tasks.
HMAS Arunta and a RAAF P-8A Poseidon joined a US Navy destroyer and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer for training in the South China Sea.
The ship’s company of HMAS Arunta recently spent a week testing their warfighting skills with other navies on Exercise Milan 2022.