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Sep 2019

2019 Australian Naval Institute’s Goldrick Seminar: Maritime Trade and its Implications for Australia’s Defence

Wed 18 Sep, 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
Australian Defence Force Academy, Adams Auditorium, Northcott Drive
Campbell, ACT 2612 Australia
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The Seminar will be presented with the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, and the Submarine Institute Australia.  The 2019 ANI Goldrick Seminar will discuss defence issues associated with the maintenance of Australia’s maritime trade. Speakers will be drawn from senior levels of Defence, academia and industry. As in previous years, the theme – Maritime Trade and its Implications for Australia’s Defence –  was selected by the Chief of Navy; an outcomes report will be provided…

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A Century of Submarine Development

Tue 24 Sep, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chatswood RSL, Sydney, 446 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, New South Wales 2067 Australia
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This presentation by John Jeremy will address trends in the design, construction and operation of submarines including the current Australian submarine acquisition project. John Jeremy is Vice-President, Naval Historical Society of Australia and Vice-President, Navy League of Australia. A professional naval architect, John was Chief Executive Officer, Cockatoo Island Dockyard, 1981-1991; having started there as a Naval Architect apprentice in 1961 He is also a Council Member, Australian Register of Historic Vessels, a Life Member, Australian National Maritime Museum, a…

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Mar 2020

230th Anniversary of HMS Sirius wrecking on Norfolk Island

Thu 19 Mar, 2020
Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island NSW 2899 Australia + Google Map

Events to recognize the 230th Anniversary of the wrecking of HMS Sirius will be held on Norfolk Island in March 2020. There will be a week of events with special guest presenter Professor Graham Seal, author of Great Convict Stories and Professor of Folklore at Curtin University. Graham will spotlight many extraordinary happenings and convicts, possibly including those who lived throughout this tumultuous event.  Other presenters are history and folklore specialists Don and Sue Brian, who have uniquely collected the stories,…

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