HMAS Ballarat has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West near Rockingham, Western Australia, following a successful Indian Ocean deployment.
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The marine engineering department of HMAS Ballarat received praise for its work maintaining the ship’s systems while deployed to the Indian Ocean.
Able Seaman Marine Technician Steven Collie has opened Stevie C’s Barbershop in HMAS Ballarat.
HMAS Ballarat proved to be a highly capable partner during the first phase of Exercise Malabar.
HMAS Ballarat’s embarked MH-60R Seahawk played a valuable role with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group during a passage exercise.
An Australian flight commander had an unexpected reunion with two former trainee United States naval aviators while exercising on the high seas.
Officers of the watch in HMAS Ballarat successfully manoeuvred the ship during Exercise Malabar.
An Indian naval officer visited HMAS Ballarat to thank the crew for their part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
Three sailors from the same town are serving on the same frigate at the same time.
An Australian sailor made a unique connection with an Indian counterpart when HMAS Ballarat took on fuel from the Indian Navy’s fleet support ship.
A Navy gap year officer has swapped the rolling hills of Ballarat for the rolling waves of the ocean.