Topic: HMAS Creswell

Leadership training reaches new realism

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

NEOC 48 trainees push off from Captains Beach while undertaking leadership evolutions as part of exercise Matapan. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

NEOC 48 trainees push off from Captains Beach while undertaking leadership evolutions as part of exercise Matapan.

Leadership training at the Royal Australian Naval College has been given an overhaul in the past year, delivering scenario-based training that now reflects a work-up in the Fleet.

Golf Club donations above par

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.  (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.

In January 2013, the doors closed on the HMAS Creswell (Royal Australian Naval College) Golf Club after 54 years of chips and putts, but the enthusiasm and generosity of the membership will have a lasting legacy on the Shoalhaven with outstanding funds being donated to two local charities.

Navy’s newest leaders on parade

Published on by ABIS Alan Lancaster (photographer), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

New Entry Officers' Course (NEOC) 48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade.

“The skills they have learnt at Creswell will serve them well, as they in turn serve as officers in the Royal Australian Navy.”

HMAS Creswell, situated on the shores of Jervis Bay, was first utilised for naval officer training almost a century ago and conducts initial training for reserve and full-time officers, and ongoing professional development for officers and Senior Sailors.