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Caring on the high seas

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Corina Burrows (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Arunta on transit to the Middle Eastern Region. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Arunta on transit to the Middle Eastern Region.

Able Seaman Medic Bradley Scotton says he is living proof of Navy’s “what will you bring” recruitment campaign as he carves a second service career as a paramedic sailor.

Communications sailor commended

Published on by PO Ann-Maree Anderson (author), SBLT James Tew (author), Unknown (photographer)

Naval Reserve Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Nicol Kelly was recently awarded a Silver level Commendation by Head Navy Engnieering,  Rear Admiral Mick Uzzell, AM, RAN, at a small ceremony at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: Unknown)

Naval Reserve Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Nicol Kelly was recently awarded a Silver level Commendation by Head Navy Engnieering, Rear Admiral Mick Uzzell, AM, RAN, at a small ceremony at Russell Offices, Canberra.

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Nicol Kelly was recently awarded a Silver Commendation by Head Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Mick Uzzell, as a result of her information technology support to the Navy Engineering Division.

Navy embraces inclusion for capability benefit

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Siobhan Mitchell-Taverner (author), CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), Mr Mark Wallace (photographer)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, (centre back); with Workpower's Chief Executive Officer, Ms Lee Broomhall (centre) and Deputy Chair of the Board, Ms Sue Slaven (left); Deputy Secretary Defence People, Ms Rebecca Skinner (centre right);  the Defence Administrative Assistance Program (DAAP) participants, (L to R) Tyler, Garrick, Lynn, Andrew and Shaiq at the official launch of DAAP held at HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, (centre back); with Workpower's Chief Executive Officer, Ms Lee Broomhall (centre) and Deputy Chair of the Board, Ms Sue Slaven (left); Deputy Secretary Defence People, Ms Rebecca Skinner (centre right); the Defence Administrative Assistance Program (DAAP) participants, (L to R) Tyler, Garrick, Lynn, Andrew and Shaiq at the official launch of DAAP held at HMAS Stirling.

In support of the International Day of People with Disability which is celebrated annually on 3 December, Navy sites will be showered in coloured light to mark the commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Christmas in the Capital

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT James Tew (author), FSGT Kev Berriman (photographer)

The Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN (left) and the Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant-Commander Anthony Taylor, RAN pass on gifts donated by Harman personnel, for the Salvation Army, to Chris Maxwell.  (photo: FSGT Kev Berriman)

The Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN (left) and the Executive Officer HMAS Harman, Lieutenant-Commander Anthony Taylor, RAN pass on gifts donated by Harman personnel, for the Salvation Army, to Chris Maxwell.

HMAS Harman hosted its annual Christmas party for Defence families in capital and surrounds - bringing a bit of fun to the start of the holiday season.

Team Navy surf rowers super season

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT James Tew (author), POCD Troy Pudney (photographer)

 (photo: Troy Pudney)

The 2016/17 season of the Team Navy Australian Surf Rowers League is well underway with the first events taking place in November and continuing through the summer.

Aviators support local school for hearing impaired

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Commander Royals presented the Centre with a cheque for $1,200. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Royals presented the Centre with a cheque for $1,200.

Naval aviators on the south coast of New South Wales have donated time and funds to a local Shoalhaven charity with personal links to their own squadron.

Youth leadership awards present inspiration

Published on by SBLT James Tew (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Michelle Cannon watches the sun set over the sea from the bridge wing of HMAS Wollongong.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Michelle Cannon watches the sun set over the sea from the bridge wing of HMAS Wollongong.

In far north Queensland, permanent and reserve members from HMAS Cairns have again put in a massive effort to cover the growing number of Long Tan Award requests from regional schools.

Harman delivers a charitable Legacy

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Commander Alison Westwood, accompanied by key executive staff attended the Queanbeyan Legacy Ladies Christmas Luncheon (photo: Unknown)

Commander Alison Westwood, accompanied by key executive staff attended the Queanbeyan Legacy Ladies Christmas Luncheon

On 3 December, the Commanding Officer of Canberra establishment, HMAS Harman, was delighted to be 'across the border' in New South Wales to present a cheque for just over $22,000 to Queanbeyan Legacy.

Blood Challenge met by Sydney bases

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), WO Ian Daley (photographer)

Commander Ian Campbell, Lieutenant Partridge and ‘Billy the Blood Drop’ wait to greet the HMAS Watson personnel who came across the water by boat to donate. (photo: WO Ian Daley)

Commander Ian Campbell, Lieutenant Partridge and ‘Billy the Blood Drop’ wait to greet the HMAS Watson personnel who came across the water by boat to donate.

The ship’s company of Sydney base, HMAS Penguin and visitors from HMA Ships Watson and Waterhen answered the call from the Red Cross Blood Service for donations on in late November.

Tobruk to become dive wreck

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Tobruk sails out of Sydney Harbour for the last time just days before decommissioning (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Tobruk sails out of Sydney Harbour for the last time just days before decommissioning

Home to many thousands of Australian Defence Force members over the past three and a half decades, the former HMAS Tobruk will now be home to sealife and recreational divers.