The Australian Naval Institute was formed and incorporated in the ACT in 1975. The main objectives of the Institute are:
to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge related to the Navy and maritime profession: and
to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas concerning subjects related to the Navy and the maritime profession.
The Institute is self-supporting and non-profit-making. Views and opinions expressed in the Institute's publications are those of the au'hors and not necessarily those of the Institute or the Royal Australian Navy. The aim is to encourage discussion, dissemination of information, comment and opinion and the advancement of professional knowledge concerning naval and maritime matters.
The membership of the Institute is open to:
Regular Members, Regular membership is open to members of the RAN. RANR. RNZN, RNZNVR and persons who, having qualified for regular membership, subsequently leave the service.
Associate Members. Associate membership is open to people not qualified to be Regular Members, who profess an interest in the aims of the Institute.
Honorary Members. Honorary Membership is awarded to people who have made a distinguished contribution to the Navy, the maritime profession or the Institute.
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The corporations listed below have demonstrated their support for the aims of the Institute by becoming Friends of the Australian Naval Institute. The Institute is grateful for their assistance.
The Journal of the Australian Naval Institute welcomes articles and letters on any subject of interest to the Naval and maritime professions. In general articles should be no longer than 5000 words and should conform to the AGPS Style Manual. Spelling will be in accordance with the Editor's copy of the Macquarie Dictionary. Submission of a disk and hard copy is preferable. Enquiries, articles and letters may be directed to the Editor.