Adapting to unique challenges on deployment led to chef Leading Seaman Tenielle Walter receiving an Australia Day award.
HMAS Sirius has been decommissioned from the Navy after more than 15 years’ service.
HMAS Sirius had a few extra crew members on board for her final voyage to Fleet Base West before being decommissioned.
It was a bittersweet moment for onlookers at Fleet Base West on December 2 when HMAS Sirius returned home.
Sydney Harbour was alive with Navy activity on November 15 to farewell HMAS Sirius ahead of the ship’s decommissioning in December.
The last visit by HMAS Sirius to Norfolk Island – the ship’s ceremonial home port – was particularly significant for the crew and community.
After participating in her final exercise, Exercise Malabar, HMAS Sirius left the task group to embark on a decommissioning tour.
Sailing into Manila Bay was a bittersweet moment for two Philippines-born Navy officers deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
Australia and key partners have completed the second phase of Exercise Malabar 2021.
Ships such as HMAS Sirius play a vital role in the maritime theatre, providing supplies such as fuel at sea.
Two sailors in HMAS Sirius on the ship’s final deployment were part of the commissioning crew.
HMAS Sirius' last deployment could also see the end of one seagoing career.