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 at the ‘Tour the T’ charity fun run, a popular fixture on the HMAS Albatross calendar.
Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.
An evening of fun at Top End ADF establishment Larrakeyah Defence Precinct has proved to be a winner for more than just the guests.
Over the past year, more than 100 Far North Queensland based scouts have been welcomed to HMAS Cairns for educational tours.
Navy initiative and community spirit was on display in Far North Queensland as personnel from HMAS Cairns took to the water in kayaks to contribute to the ‘Great Northern Clean Up’, a preservation program for the regional environment.
The 2018 Defence Red Cross Blood Challenge is in full swing, with a new record breaking day for plasma donations set in the NSW/ACT area.
Members from HMAS Waterhen have set a new Sydney North Shore record for their efforts raising funds over Legacy Week.
Navy sportswomen have played a key role in a networking event aimed at promoting and improving opportunities for female athletes.