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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Foreign warships, including PLA vessel, join Australian naval party

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney A Chinese destroyer is among vessels marking 100 years since the Australian navy was formed Foreign warships join Australian celebrations HMAS Perth moves ... they joined 16 tall ships from around the world. The PLA was represented by the destroyer Qingdao. The flotilla was welcomed by a 21-gun salute from HMAS Sydney, before a ceremonial fleet review today ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Qing dynasty coin may show ancient trade link In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia's economy, and the threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of US marines on Australian soil. But a team of amateur ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia rejects media claims navy mistreated asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:26pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Allegations the Australian navy beat and inflicted burns upon asylum seekers as they were being returned to Indonesia are rejected by Immigration Minister Scott Morrison Australia on Wednesday rejected claims by a group of asylum seekers that they were beaten and suffered burns while being returned to Indonesia by the Australian navy under a policy that has strained ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    UNHCR 'concern' over Australia's handling of Sri Lankan refugees

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... six months. In Sri Lanka, while the navy maintained publicly that no transfer had taken place, an official said at least 50 of its nationals could be returned. "There are discussions underway and about 45 to 50 people who are supposed to have set off from [Sri Lanka's] east coast could be brought back by the navy in the coming days," the source said. Sri Lanka navy ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian navy investigates sex abuse rituals aboard ship

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Navy investigates sex abuse rituals on ship The Australian navy was yesterday investigating allegations of "inappropriate behaviour" related to bizarre initiation rites in which young male sailors were sexually assaulted with pens, bananas and bottles. The navy did not confirm the nature of the investigation, but said it concerned ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    63 women in Australia’s military have signed up for combat roles

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... in the army, navy and air force in January last year. But women opting for direct combat roles still make up a tiny proportion of the 8,000 women in the Australian Defence Force. Women account for 14 ... duty at air force bases. The Defence Department said yesterday that most of the 63 women- 15 permanent personnel and 48 reservists- had chosen army jobs, with a few opting for navy and air ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seekers’ families sue Australia over shipwreck off Christmas Island

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... the vessel apart on the rocks. Fifty people died and 42 were rescued by the navy, and customs and border protection officials. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison defended the government's ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament to hear report on brutality at HMAS Leeuwin base

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Rape, brutality claims centre on navy training base Allegations that child sailors at an Australian navy training base were raped or brutalised in the 1980s were so serious they would be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said yesterday. An inquiry into abuse in the military has received 2,400 complaints, but the head of the investigation ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Submersible's search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 returns to site of first ‘ping’

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:02pm by Reuters in Perth

    ... and longer, signal was detected the same day, US Navy Captain Mark Matthews told journalists at a naval base near Perth. “What you do is you go look at your best indications and you pursue them until ... Navy, the pressure is on about how to proceed and who will pay for the next phase of the search. The Ocean Shield, which will take three days to arrive at the search location, is due back ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New asylum seeker controversy strains Australia-Indonesia relations

    Posted May 07th 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Reports that the Australian navy added three passengers to an asylum seeker boat turned back to Indonesia have threatened to further damage already strained relationships Reports that the Australian navy added three passengers to an asylum seeker boat turned back to Indonesia have threatened to further damage already strained relationships between ...




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