Section: Community

HMAS Penguin hosts community reception and Ceremonial Sunset

Published on by WO Ian Daley (author)

The HMAS Penguin Guard prepares to fire the volley for sunset. (photo: Unknown)

The HMAS Penguin Guard prepares to fire the volley for sunset.

HMAS Penguin has thanked the local community for their continued support over the last year at their annual community reception - Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset.

HMAS Moreton supports Team Navy at Mooloolaba

Published on by CPO Noleen Brennan (author), PO Richard Gorey (photographer)

Team Navy was on show and highly successful at Mooloolaba in the Australian Surf Rowers League. (photo: PO Richard Gorey)

Team Navy was on show and highly successful at Mooloolaba in the Australian Surf Rowers League.

It was another one of those picture perfect days in Queensland when the HMAS Moreton Navy Community Engagement team (NCE) ‘closed up’ on the foreshore of Mooloolaba Beach in support of the Navy sponsored Australian Surf Rowers League.

Taking a stand - with a run for a cause

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Dave Devlin (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Chaplain Richard Quadrio (left) and Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Miranda Walker (centre), lead the crowd in the White Ribbon oath at the Gate to Gate Fun Run at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABAVN Susan Mossop)

Royal Australian Navy officer Chaplain Richard Quadrio (left) and Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Miranda Walker (centre), lead the crowd in the White Ribbon oath at the Gate to Gate Fun Run at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

Members from HMAS Penguin have joined forces with the NSW Police, Fire and Ambulance Services, along with other members of the local Mosman community, to mark White Ribbon Day.

Memory of Japanese submariners recognised in the Top End

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison, MP, prepare to lay wreaths at the cenotaph in Darwin, Northern Territory. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison, MP, prepare to lay wreaths at the cenotaph in Darwin, Northern Territory.

During a recent visit to the Top End, His Excellency Mr Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan visited a site of naval wartime significance.

Mateship matters - Christmas loans rise across the fleet

Published on by CDMR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Trustees with the Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund formally endorse annual Christmas Loans to Navy members at their end of year board meeting in Canberra. From left; Mr Lakesh Sundar, Commander Christina Ween, Leading Seaman Joanne Andrews, Rear Admiral Brett Wolski, AM, Lieutenant Commander Susan Harris, Captain Peter Dowton, CSC, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars, Lieutenant Luke Reynoldson. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Trustees with the Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund formally endorse annual Christmas Loans to Navy members at their end of year board meeting in Canberra. From left; Mr Lakesh Sundar, Commander Christina Ween, Leading Seaman Joanne Andrews, Rear Admiral Brett Wolski, AM, Lieutenant Commander Susan Harris, Captain Peter Dowton, CSC, Warrant Officer Karen Sellars, Lieutenant Luke Reynoldson.

Christmas has come early for hundreds of RAN members, who are struggling to make ends meet this festive season.

HMAS Childers contributes to Red 25

Published on by LEUT Danielle Couch (author)

Able Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Renee Mason at the Cairns Red Cross Blood Donation Centre. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Renee Mason at the Cairns Red Cross Blood Donation Centre.

Six crew members of Armidale Class patrol boat HMAS Childers have answered the call for an increase in blood donations while alongside in HMAS Cairns.

HMAS Moreton opens doors for family day

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

HMAS Moreton revs up for their annual Families Day.

HMAS Moreton opened its gates recently to more than 500 people for a joint family day and Defence Force Recruiting careers day.

Navy supporting Invictus Games 2018

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Courtney Bahr (author), Unknown (photographer)

Joint Task Force 646 Operation INVINCIBLE ADF Tri Service Medal Bearers. (photo: Unknown)

Joint Task Force 646 Operation INVINCIBLE ADF Tri Service Medal Bearers.

Members of the Royal Australian Navy were privileged to be involved in the Australian Defence Force’s support to the 2018 Invictus Games which were held recently in Sydney.

Fields of red in Kings Park

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Handcrafted poppies laid at Kings Park State War Memorial for Remembrance Day 2018 in Perth, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Handcrafted poppies laid at Kings Park State War Memorial for Remembrance Day 2018 in Perth, Western Australia.

The usually deep green lawns of Kings Park overlooking the city of Perth were transformed into a sea of red as part of the Centenary of Armistice commemorations.

Stirling hosts WA Police Leadership Conference

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Assistant Commissioner Paul Steel of the Western Australian Police Force leads the discussion with welcomed guests of the Western Australian Police Force 2018 Metropolitan Region Leadership Conference held at the Sir James Stirling Annex in HMAS Stirling, Garden Island. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Assistant Commissioner Paul Steel of the Western Australian Police Force leads the discussion with welcomed guests of the Western Australian Police Force 2018 Metropolitan Region Leadership Conference held at the Sir James Stirling Annex in HMAS Stirling, Garden Island.

HMAS Stirling has hosted a group of senior police officers who came together recently to attend the Western Australian Police Force (WAPOL) 2018 Metropolitan Leadership Conference.