Cairns has won the battle to lock down decades of lucrative Navy contracts as businesses duke it out for their...

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01st March 2021 12:03 PM

Mayor Jack Dempsey has written to the Minister for Defence in hopes of getting a new ship named in honour of the region.

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08th Dec. 2020 2:12 PM

A Navy medic who will likely be medically discharged due to injuries suffered in a hit and run crash has launched a huge...

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23rd Sept. 2020 12:09 PM

Navy veteran Ken Traill was overcome with emotion when a small schoolgirl reminded him he would not be alone on Anzac...

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24th April 2020 7:04 AM

Labor's defence spokesman Richard Marles says the government needs to do more to ensure Australian work on new...

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13th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

Footage has emerged of a disturbing encounter at sea as a Russian warship appears to aggressively approach a US vessel.

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11th Jan. 2020 1:01 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is looking at deploying a naval vessel in NSW and having it on standby, as a contingency, for...

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04th Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

HMAS Choules has left Garden Island in Sydney today to help in bushfire relief efforts in Victoria and on NSW south...

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01st Jan. 2020 1:01 PM

Toowoomba service marks Remembrance Day

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11th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

A naval officer found guilty of “motor-boating” a woman’s breasts at a Darwin pub has been let of “as leniently … as can...

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24th Oct. 2019 8:10 PM

A naval officer appeared drunk and was “sweating profusely” when he reached down a woman’s shirt and began “motorboating”...

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24th Oct. 2019 6:10 AM

A former high-ranking US Navy fighter pilot has shared a hair-raising story of an encounter with an enormous underwater...

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07th Oct. 2019 3:10 PM

The Yeppoon man represented Australia at the Warrior Games in Florida, coming home with a bronze medal

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21st Aug. 2019 1:08 PM

A Townsville Navy Clearance Diver has returned from service in Afghanistan to walk the Kokoda Track after losing multiple...

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12th Aug. 2019 12:08 AM

Navy crewmen will spend the next few days in the Mackay region

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19th July 2019 2:07 PM

A Defence Magistrate has found a female sailor not guilty of two counts of assault, saying a bum slap and a nipple cripple...

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19th July 2019 5:07 AM

A Navy sailor has set his career back three years and been fined thousands of dollars after getting his penis out and...

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10th July 2019 5:07 AM

Former Emerald resident's graduation a proud moment.

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04th July 2019 3:07 PM

A submarine spotted about 100m off a Coast beach was on its way to a major joint exercise focused on "mid-intensity...

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03rd July 2019 9:07 AM

A mystery submarine has been spotted about 100m off the Sunshine Coast this morning by an eagle-eyed local photographer.

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02nd July 2019 10:07 AM

As a young seaman, he manned a naval vessel, as Operation Neptune stormed the French coast.

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06th June 2019 6:06 PM

IN HIS first year of retirement Australian Navy veteran Andre Jones hopes to become the first person to run around...

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14th May 2019 5:05 AM

For retired navy man Steve Price, Australia's armed forces provided opportunities he would otherwise never have been able...

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01st May 2019 10:05 AM