THE AUSTRALIAN Naval Institute is the leading forum for naval and maritime affairs in Australia. The Institute provides this through major membership events, particularly the Vernon Parker Oration; through this website; and through its printed publication, the Australian Naval Review. The Institute is grateful to its sponsors for making the events and publications of the Institute possible. Their logos are below.
· 27 April 2017 – ANI Maritime Event at HMAS Albatross: The Future of the Fleet Air Arm. This event is kindly sponsored by Navantia Australia. Details here.
· 20 June 2017 – ANI Vernon Parker Oration and Annual Dinner. Guest speaker: Mr Ric Smith. This event is kindly sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Details and registration here.
· 2017 ANI McNeil Prize – Nominations are called for the 2017 ANI McNeil Prize to be awarded at the Vernon Parker Oration. Details and nomination form here.
· A calendar of events for the ANI and kindred organisations is here.
ANI President’s 2017 message is here.
The 2016-18 Strategic Plan is here.
NAVAL GAZING: A page of links to news and articles of naval and maritime interest — added too several times a week — is here.
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2017 Vernon Parker Oration
HMAS ALBATROSS Maritime Event
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