Topic: Garden Island, NSW

Netball competition supports 100 Days For Change

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

HMAS Canberra sailor, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Anastasia Loizou plays centre during a friendly netball challenge at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

HMAS Canberra sailor, Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Anastasia Loizou plays centre during a friendly netball challenge at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

HMA Ships CanberraChoules and Newcastle recently battled it in a Netball Challenge at the Fleet gymnasium at Garden Island, Sydney.

Experienced Sailors prepare ship for disposal

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer)

A wealth of Navy experience working with the Ex-HMAS Darwin Disposal team, L-R, CPOs Wayne Fredericks, Kerry Ross, Dennis Skewes and Steven Searle. (photo: LEUT Anthony Martin)

A wealth of Navy experience working with the Ex-HMAS Darwin Disposal team, L-R, CPOs Wayne Fredericks, Kerry Ross, Dennis Skewes and Steven Searle.

When a ship is decommissioned it isn’t as simple as the crew walking away. Experienced staff support the disposal process and remove as much usable and valuable equipment from the ship that can be utilised again across the fleet and defence.

Soil from Garden Island to feature in a tribute to veterans

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

NSW Minister for Veterans' Affairs, the Honourable David Elliott MP, addresses the ceremony for collecting soil from the Garden Island heritage precinct for extensions to the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

NSW Minister for Veterans' Affairs, the Honourable David Elliott MP, addresses the ceremony for collecting soil from the Garden Island heritage precinct for extensions to the Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park, Sydney.

Soil from Sydney's Garden Island has been collected as part of an upgrade to the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park and a moving artwork by artist Fiona Hall.