July 16, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
Ships Warrant Officer Dale Young talks to students in the Defence Work Experience Program on the bridge of HMAS Sirius during a three day visit to HMAS Stirling.
When Australian students contemplate their future careers, many have had little hands-on experience with the choices available, so for a group of Western Australian youngsters, the chance to try Navy on for size was a very real decision-making tool.
HMAS Newcastle's engineering department shave their heads to raise funds as part of the World's Greatest Shave.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS
Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
Royal Australian Navy members joined students from the Claremont College Vocational, Education and Training ADF Program on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart.
On 23 June three members from Navy Headquarters – Tasmania joined students from Claremont College on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart.
Junior Legatee Timothy Potter (left); Australian Defence Force Mentor, Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Freya Halliday (centre) and Junior Legatee Henry Barnes (right) at the top of Mt Warning during Exercise POPONDETTA PRELUDE, on Sunday, 4 June 2017.
Twenty-six Junior Legatees and their Australian Defence Force mentors have begun a tough training program to prepare them physically and mentally to trek the Kokoda Track.
June 25, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Warrant Officer Mark Karslake shows participants in Exercise Executive Stretch how to use a fire hose at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety at HMAS Stirling.
Employers of Navy Reservists participating in Exercise Executive Stretch - held at HMAS
Stirling - have learned first-hand about their Defence staff’s invaluable skills .
Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Tony Thomas (centre) and Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Kristian Mitchell with members of the Ramingining Community, during a remote community engagement program trip through Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.
Coonawarra officers and sailors ‘sailed’ into Arnhem Land recently to spend 15 days visiting remote communities as part of the Northern Territory Navy Community Engagement Program.
A small contingent from the Fleet Air Arm, joined Master Attendant Commander Brendan O’Hara at Lord Howe Island to commemorate the anniversary of the first Aero-Medical Evacuation and to mark the strong ADF partnership with the small community of some 360 residents.
A contingent of Royal Australian Navy personnel has visited Lord Howe Island 75 years on from a whole of Defence effort that saved the life of a resident.
Head Reserve and Youth Division, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, ANR and the National Chair, Defence Reserves Support Council Ms Jane McAloon The Defence Reserves Support Council (DRSC) Employer Support Awards night held at the Australian War Memorial.
Supportive employers from across Australia were formally recognised at the Defence Reserves Support Council National Employer Support Awards held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 25 May.
Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Penguin tackle the 2017 Balmoral Burn in diving gear.
Eight divers from the Australian Defence Force Dive School at Sydney base HMAS
Penguin have taken on a ‘hill of hurt’ obstacle course in the name of charity.
Year 10 students from Malanda State High School visit HMAS Melville as part of an excursion to Cairns.
Cairns-based Navy personnel have proudly shown off their ship and career paths to a group of students interested in seeing a military lifestyle first hand.