The Royal Australian Navy is confronting workforce innovation head on, encouraging people to balance their work and home lives, by negotiating their own work routines.
The questions of ‘What exactly is a warfighting culture? What does a professional war fighter look like and how can this be measured?’ have been discussed at recent workshop in Canberra.
A comprehensive review of the Australian Naval Reserve has delivered 45 recommendations that aim to better integrate the part-time and full-time workforces of the fleet.
Sydney’s Fleet Base East is now home to Navy’s very own innovation hub.
For those of you wondering how Defence fared in the Budget, here’s a wrap of the proposed funding.
A number of changes made to Defence policy in October last year will impact timelines for those seeking to change from full-time to Reserve service in line with Navy’s shift to a Total Workforce Model.
Royal Australian Navy apprentices have been working directly with industry in Adelaide, building on their initial trade training, and at the same time becoming part the next phase of naval warfare from the ground up.
Navy chaplains from across Australia descended on Canberra recently to take part in an annual forum that helps reinforce the relevance of the role in a modern fighting force.
The Royal Australian, New Zealand and Canadian Navies took part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off the east coast of New Zealand late last year.
Despite the oft sung words in the national anthem, Australians live often detached from the reality that “…our home is girt by sea”. In Canberra on 30 January, senior Defence leaders gathered at the Australian War Memorial to help launch a book that highlights Australia’s reliance on sea trade and a formidable Navy to protect sea lanes and prosperity.