November 04, 2016 by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), Department of Defence (photographer)
Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Joshua Scanlon presents a cheque to Mr Alex Green from the Sir David Martin Foundation
More than $36,000 was presented to worthy charities as a result of HMAS
Darwin’s fundraising efforts during the frigate's recent Operation MANITOU deployment.
RSL Centenary canvas bag and small medalions
Canberra is putting her considerable weight behind the Returned and Services League of Australia as they celebrate their Centenary Year in 2016.
The HMAS Cairns team during the recent 332km Cairns to Cooktown Cardiac Challenge
Navy personnel from HMAS
Cairns swapped hydro for helmets and boats for bikes in October in support of the Cairns Regional Council Ride2Work Day.
HMAS Stirling ships company participate in a spin-a-thon in the HMAS Stirling gymnasium.
(L-R) Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Spencer Doyle, Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor (LSPTI) Jacob Machen, and LSPTI Tamara Prins.
Navy members have continued their support of Life Education Australia's 'Ocsober' campaign this year, through a number of activities helping raise funds and awareness of healthy life choices.
Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith and several Canberra officers and sailors visited Bradleys Head with Mr Bob Auston where they saw the tree dedicated to previous ships bearing the Canberra name and other naval memorials at the site.
Many officers and sailors from navies all over the world have come to attention as their ships sailed past Bradley's Head on Sydney Harbour, but how many of them knew of the significance of the headland?
The members from TS Darwin who participated in the Cadet Sea Day onboard Leeuwin
Navy cadets have enjoyed an ‘at sea’ experience with the ship's company of hydrographic ship, HMAS
Leeuwin, renewing friendships made in sister ship HMAS Melville.
Clearance Divers at the RAN Diving School demonstrate the capability of different in service scuba sets during a tour for guests of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.
As the Royal Australian Navy’s primary medical training facility, it was fitting that HMAS
Penguin continued their support of sick children by hosting a tour of the Sydney base for charity recently.
An ADF contingent consisting mostly of RAN personnel recently participated as role models in the ANU’s Pasifika program (outlined at Ref. A). The program is aimed at increasing tertiary participation in students with a PNG, NZ or Marshall Island background.
Royal Australian Navy members proudly represented the Australian Defence Force at the Canberra Pasifika Youth Day recently celebrating Pacific Islander achievement, culture and contribution.
October 11, 2016 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Mudgee Guardian Photographer Sam Potts (photographer)
Chief Petty Officer Jim Lawless rides a Navy branded postie bike through Mudgee as part of the Late Mail postie bike ride.
After seven days and close to 1,750 kilometres on a 'postie' bike, Chief Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Jim Lawless has raised over $2,650 for charity Wings4Kidz.
September 27, 2016 by Department of Defence (author), Matthew Newton (photographer), Sam Fox (photographer)
LCDR Angella Hillis, SQNLDR Paul Gough, CPO Jamie Schmith and SGT Liz Beard pose at the Devil Release Control Centre before assisting with setting up.
Defence personnel have been up close and personal with some of Australia's most at risk animals supporting the release of 33 captive Tasmanian Devils into the wild at Stony Head Military Training Area.