Welcome aboard HMAS Perth (III). Perth (III) is the eighth and final Anzac Class frigate to be built by Tenix for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Two other ships of the class have also been commissioned into the Royal New Zealand Navy.
The first steel for Perth (III) was cut on 23 August 2000 and the keel was laid on 24 July 2003. Perth (III) was launched by Ms Margaret Gee, daughter of Perth (I) survivor Allan Gee, on 20 March 2004. Perth (III) was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy on Saturday 26th August 2006.