Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
Members who have served 7 years or more will be eligible for interest-free loans of up to $7000 under a new initiative by the RAN’s Relief Trust Fund announced this month.
Christmas has come early for hundreds of RAN members, who are struggling to make ends meet this festive season.
Navy members past and present have been thanked for their generosity in commemorating those who died in World War One.
Despite a number of personal and professional challenges, Commander Ian Davies persevered and recently achieved the prestigious milestone of 40 years Navy service.
HMAS Penguin has continued its ongoing support of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation by hosting a tour of Penguin followed by a Captain's Lunch.
As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.
Navy golfers have led the challenge for the Clyde Pearce Cup, which brings together injured and ill service men and women fighting back through sport.
Most Defence members who have deployed on operation have been touched by the generosity of the volunteers working with Aussie Hero Quilts.
Personnel posted to HMAS Stirling continue to give back to their community, even when they are not wearing the uniform of the Royal Australian Navy.
Community-minded Defence members, APS and contractors have used an annual event to raise much needed funds for struggling farmers in the Shoalhaven region.