Topic: Community Engagement

Endeavour leads to promotion

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Commander Gavin Dawe and Mrs Gillian Renfrey attach Warrant Officer Guv Renfrey's rank slides. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Gavin Dawe and Mrs Gillian Renfrey attach Warrant Officer Guv Renfrey's rank slides.

Following 26 years of hard work and dedication in the Navy, Guv Renfrey received his well-earned promotion to Warrant Officer on 2 September 2019.

Shared love of the sea takes Navy to Bundaberg for Oceanfest

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Warrant Officer Mark Donlan and Chief Petty Officer Paul Cannard from HMAS Moreton's Community Engagement Team with Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Bundaberg, at Oceanfest 2019. (photo: )

Warrant Officer Mark Donlan and Chief Petty Officer Paul Cannard from HMAS Moreton's Community Engagement Team with Australian Navy Cadets from Training Ship Bundaberg, at Oceanfest 2019.

The Royal Australian Navy joined the people of Bundaberg recently to celebrate something near and dear to both the Queensland town and the senior service: the sea.

Choules leaves Samoa with thousands of new trees

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Members of HMAS Choules plant trees at Vailima Botanical Gardens during their visit to Apia, Samoa. (photo: LSIS Craig Walton)

Members of HMAS Choules plant trees at Vailima Botanical Gardens during their visit to Apia, Samoa.

The ADF continues to build relationships in Samoa through a series of activities with the community as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to the region.

Navy wins back-to-back titles at Henley on Todd Regatta

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Lisa Hatz Photography (photographer)

Navy celebrates their back-to-back Henley on Todd Regatta wins with the Vikings and the Pirates. (photo: Lisa Hatz Photography)

Navy celebrates their back-to-back Henley on Todd Regatta wins with the Vikings and the Pirates.

A combined Navy and Rotary crew has emerged from a sea of sand, flour bombs and water cannons to win this year’s Henley on Todd Battle Boat Spectacular in Alice Springs.

Moreton crew put their backs into preserving Navy history

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Personnel from HMAS Moreton lend a hand at the Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Personnel from HMAS Moreton lend a hand at the Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane.

HMAS Moreton joined forces with the incredible volunteers at the Queensland Maritime Museum on a beautiful winter’s day in June.

Navy sails into remote communities

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Navy Community Engagement Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Tony Thomas with HMAS Coonawarra sailors, and staff and students from St Joseph’s Primary School in Kununurra. (photo: )

Navy Community Engagement Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Tony Thomas with HMAS Coonawarra sailors, and staff and students from St Joseph’s Primary School in Kununurra.

Six Northern Territory-based sailors recently ventured into the heart of Australia on a 17-day mission to engage with remote communities and strengthen Navy’s reputation.

Penguin supports the Balmoral Swim For Cancer

Published on by WOATV Ian Daley (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Mat Bradley, presents the HMAS Penguin Shield to a team from Peakhurst Swim Club, after they won the 2019 Penguin Relay at the Balmoral Swim For Cancer event. (photo: WOATV Ian Daley)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Mat Bradley, presents the HMAS Penguin Shield to a team from Peakhurst Swim Club, after they won the 2019 Penguin Relay at the Balmoral Swim For Cancer event.

A beautiful Sunday morning greeted competitors and organisers as they arrived at Sydney’s Balmoral Beach for the annual Balmoral Swim For Cancer.

Vietnam school visit to remember

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Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

When members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 Joint Task Force entered the gates of Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam, they were surprised and humbled at the reception from more than 1000 cheering children.

Success visits Malaysia

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Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather after a friendly competition of futsal and volleyball during HMAS Success’ port visit to Klang in Malaysia as a part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather after a friendly competition of futsal and volleyball during HMAS Success’ port visit to Klang in Malaysia as a part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The ‘First Lady’ of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet conducted a successful visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to extend the hand of friendship and strengthen ties with Malaysia.

ADF supports delivery of surf life saving training in Thailand

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Members from the Phuket Lifeguard Club and Joint Task Force 661 with two Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo vessels (LARC) at the Patong Beach surf lifesaving day during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Members from the Phuket Lifeguard Club and Joint Task Force 661 with two Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo vessels (LARC) at the Patong Beach surf lifesaving day during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Australian and US forces have delivered potentially life-saving training during a visit to Patong Beach, Thailand.