Section: People

Ceremony honours Indigenous veterans

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Issac Jones performs a traditional dance with the Wesley College Dancers at the Indigenous Veterans Commemoration at Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Issac Jones performs a traditional dance with the Wesley College Dancers at the Indigenous Veterans Commemoration at Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia.

Indigenous veterans past and present were remembered recently at a commemoration held at the Western Australian State War Memorial in Kings Park.

 

Sharing their stories with Veterans' Affairs

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author and photographer)

Defence personnel participating in a panel discussion in Melbourne as a part of the Department of Veterans' Affairs' 'It's Why We're Here' program. (photo: LEUT Ryan Zerbe)

Defence personnel participating in a panel discussion in Melbourne as a part of the Department of Veterans' Affairs' 'It's Why We're Here' program.

Three Navy personnel from HMAS Cerberus participated in a panel discussion in Melbourne recently as a part of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) 'It’s Why We’re Here' program, sharing the challenges they faced upon returning from deployment, and their experiences engaging with the DVA to get help.

Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List announced

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The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), has today announced 1007 awards in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List.

Cross Tasman commercial shipping protection exercise concludes

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

Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy Maritime Trade Operation members conduct briefs during Exercise GOANNA 2018.  (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy Maritime Trade Operation members conduct briefs during Exercise GOANNA 2018.

Members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand Navies recently concluded a week long exercise that modelled the effect of piracy activities on commercial shipping surrounding fictitious countries in the Tasman Sea.

 

Officers recognised for long service

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN (right), presents Lieutenant Commander Eric Mushins, RANR, with his second Federation Star for the Defence Long Service Medal, marking 45 years service in the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Head of Navy Engineering, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, AM, RAN (right), presents Lieutenant Commander Eric Mushins, RANR, with his second Federation Star for the Defence Long Service Medal, marking 45 years service in the Royal Australian Navy.

Three Naval officers in Victoria have been formally acknowledged for their cumulative 105 years in the Navy during a small ceremony at HMAS Cerberus.

 

Ramadan celebrations place focus in future workforce

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Zul Naim marks the end of a fasting day in the holy month of Ramadan with the support of his work mates at Brindabella Park in Canberra. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Chief Petty Officer Zul Naim marks the end of a fasting day in the holy month of Ramadan with the support of his work mates at Brindabella Park in Canberra.

Navy members have paused to mark the end of a fasting day during Ramadan - one of the world’s most significant religious events.

Ex-Army Warrant Officer embraces the change

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines (ABAWASM) George Griffin is proud to display his Dolphins at HMAS Stirling, the home of the Australian Submarine Force.  (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines (ABAWASM) George Griffin is proud to display his Dolphins at HMAS Stirling, the home of the Australian Submarine Force.

For Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst, Submarines George Griffin, changing service from Army to Navy was one of those things in life he had to experience, and for this adventurous and enthusiastic sailor it’s been a decision he is more than happy with.

 

West-based photographer takes out prestigious prize

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell with the 2017 Rosemary Rodwell Award first place trophy in the Navy Imagery Unit-West at HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Richard Cordell with the 2017 Rosemary Rodwell Award first place trophy in the Navy Imagery Unit-West at HMAS Stirling.

In a time when we are inundated with various forms of imagery on a daily basis, it takes something pretty special to stand out from the crowd in the photography world.

 

Naval Reservists to play greater role in RAN future force

Published on by CAPT Frank Kresse (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

HMAS Ararat conducts a boarding exercise on Discovery III as part of their Mission Readiness Evaluation, off the coast of Darwin, NT. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Ararat conducts a boarding exercise on Discovery III as part of their Mission Readiness Evaluation, off the coast of Darwin, NT.

The Naval Reserve is to play an increasing role in supporting Navy to ‘fight and win at sea’ as the RAN develops the structures to grow its future workforce.

 

A Gap Year in the tropical north

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Gap Year Seamen (from left) Beau Malin, Charlotte Menhinick, Chelsea Pratt, Zac Bruce, Sam Rossiter, Elise Jones and Larissa Woosup at HMAS Cairns in Queensland. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Royal Australian Navy Gap Year Seamen (from left) Beau Malin, Charlotte Menhinick, Chelsea Pratt, Zac Bruce, Sam Rossiter, Elise Jones and Larissa Woosup at HMAS Cairns in Queensland.

A world of opportunity is on show for a lucky few Navy Gap Year personnel currently serving at HMAS Cairns in North Queensland.