As dawn breaks over the east coast of Australia this Anzac Day, Sub Lieutenant Samantha Randell will be on duty on the bridge of HMAS Adelaide.
It’s always surprising to meet someone who grew up surrounded by desert who went on to become a Navy clearance diver.
A record for the Navy’s minehunters has been set, with HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne making their furthest journey north while visiting Japan.
An Australian command task group element was based in a Japanese ship for the first time during a mine counter-measures exercise in Japan.
Minehunters HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne have deployed to north-east Asia for three months.
The ADF deployed to Tonga and Tuvalu as part of the Australian Government’s "step up" efforts to foster security, sovereignty, peace and prosperity...