The Report on Abuse in Defence and the Report on Abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy were both tabled in Parliament. (photo: N/A)
The Report on Abuse in Defence and the Report on Abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy were both tabled in Parliament.

CDF message regarding Defence Abuse Response Taskforce reports

Today, two Defence Abuse Response Taskforce reports were tabled in Parliament - Report on Abuse in Defence, which provides an overview of the nature and extent of abuse in Defence detailed in complaints to the taskforce and the Report on Abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy, which relates specifically to complaints of abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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  • Commander of the Royal Singapore Navy (RSN) Amphibious Squadron, Colonel Thng Chee Meng presents a Squadron plaque to the Governor of Queensland, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC at Government House in Brisbane. (L-R) CO RSS Persistence, Lieutenant Colonel Sylvan Sumanthiran, Commander of the Royal Singapore Navy  Amphibious Squadron, Colonel Thng Chee Meng, Governor of Queensland, the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Commanding Officer Naval Headquarters - South Queensland, Commander Peter Tedman.
 (photo: Christian Ferguson)

    Brisbane welcomes Singapore Navy to the Sunshine State

    Brisbane gave a warm welcome to RSS Persistence recently when the Singaporean Navy ship made a port call en route to a joint Australian and Singaporean Exercise being conducted off the coast of Queensland.

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  • Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Luke Ettridge (right) assists one of the Australian Football League (AFL) Flying Boomerangs before abseiling from the high ropes tower at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

    Navy training aimed at building resilience among indigenous youth

    HMAS Cerberus has hosted young players, coaching and support staff from the AFL Flying Boomerangs squad as part of a personal development and leadership program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders between 14-15 years old. The players were introduced to training, Navy style, through program designed to test and strengthen their resilience.

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  • Leading Seaman Allicia Heron tees off during the White Ribbon golf day. (photo: LAC Michael Green )

    White Ribbon cause on par

    Navy’s commitment to ending men’s violence against women strengthened further recently when the senior service participated in a golf day. The event was held at the Royal Military College Golf Course, on behalf of the White Ribbon campaign and hosted by the Australian Defence Credit Union.

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The Report on Abuse in Defence and the Report on Abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy were both tabled in Parliament. (photo: N/A)

CDF message regarding Defence Abuse Response Taskforce reports

Today, two Defence Abuse Response Taskforce reports were tabled in Parliament - Report on Abuse in Defence, which provides an overview of the nature and extent of abuse in Defence detailed in complaints to the taskforce and the Report on Abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy, which relates specifically to complaints of abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

White Ribbon pin displayed on a hand as part of International White Ribbon Day.  (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Chief of Navy calls on members to step up for White Ribbon Campaign

The Chief of Navy has challenged all Royal Australian Navy members to stand up and be counted in the campaign to stop violence against women.

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Fifty two cardboard cut-outs of women form a ribbon display on the flight deck of HMAS Anzac, representing the fifty two women a year that are killed due to violence from men in Australia. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Anzac stands united against violence against women

After returning home after spending most of 2014 away from their home port, the ship's company of HMAS Anzac paused at Fleet Base East take a united stand against violence against women.

Leading Seaman Allicia Heron tees off during the White Ribbon golf day. (photo: LAC Michael Green )

White Ribbon cause on par

Navy’s commitment to ending men’s violence against women strengthened further recently when the senior service participated in a golf day. The event was held at the Royal Military College Golf Course, on behalf of the White Ribbon campaign and hosted by the Australian Defence Credit Union.

Sport

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Luke Ettridge (right) assists one of the Australian Football League (AFL) Flying Boomerangs before abseiling from the high ropes tower at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Navy training aimed at building resilience among indigenous youth

HMAS Cerberus has hosted young players, coaching and support staff from the AFL Flying Boomerangs squad as part of a personal development and leadership program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders between 14-15 years old. The players were introduced to training, Navy style, through program designed to test and strengthen their resilience.

Able Seaman Sarah Beard square cuts during her unbeaten innings of  72 (photo: CPL Aaron Curran)

Navy women cricketers make Defence history

The Australian Defence Force Cricket carnival has concluded with Navy Women creating history as the inaugural winners of the ASCA national inter service women’s cricket trophy, defeating Army Women in a closely fought T20 final.