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Doug Gilling: last of the Dominion ‘Yachties’

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Lieutenant Doug Gilling, who died aged 101 earlier this year, was the last of the Dominion yachtsmen who volunteered to join the Navy during...

Remembering Vice Admiral Robert Walls AO RAN (Retired)

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By John Mortimer and John Perryman On 28 August 2023 Vice Admiral Robert Andrew Kevin Walls passed away after a long illness. He was an...

Obituary: Allan Gyngell

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By John McCarthy* Perhaps now, more than ever, is the time when Australia needs outstanding foreign policy thinkers. It has lost one of its best...

Lowy Institute’s tribute to James Goldrick

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Losing James Goldrick’s profound wisdom the same week as Australia announced its ambitious plans for nuclear-powered submarines was a painful irony for the naval...

Passing of James Goldrick

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The Australian Naval Institute sadly notifies that James Goldrick passed away this morning (17 March 2023) at 0020 at the Clare Holland Hospice in...

Obituary: Rear Admiral James Goldrick AO CSC RAN Retired

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Outstanding Naval Officer and Internationally Acclaimed Naval Historian and Strategist  By Vice Admiral Peter Jones, ANI President On 17 March 2023 Rear Admiral James Goldrick died...

CDF Order of Day. Passing of the Queen

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THE PASSING OF HER MAJESTY OUEEN ELIZABETH II On 8 September 2022, in the United Kingdom, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest serving British...

Obituary: RAN’s top clearance diver

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WILLIAM TERENCE FITZGERALD: March 23, 1929-March 5, 2022 By Tim Barlass (Published courtesy of The Sydney Morning Herald) William (Bill) Fitzgerald was a legendary clearance diver with...

Obituary: Professor Brendan Sargeant

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With sadness, the Department of Defence noted the tragic passing of Professor Brendan Sargeant last weekend. Professor Sargeant was one of Australia’s leading strategic and...

Teddy Sheean memorial unveiled

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A new memorial plaque honouring Ordinary Seaman Edward “Teddy” Sheean VC was unveiled in Shropshire Park in the Tasmanian town of Ulverstone 79 years...