Section: Community

Final 2018 voyage for STS Young Endeavour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Commander Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological and Patrol Force, Captain Warren Bairstow poses for a photo with Young Endeavour Award recipient Ellé-Anna Mercer. (photo: Unknown)

Commander Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological and Patrol Force, Captain Warren Bairstow poses for a photo with Young Endeavour Award recipient Ellé-Anna Mercer.

STS Young Endeavour sailed into Garden Island, Sydney on Wednesday 19 December, at the end of her final youth development voyage for 2018.

HMAS Stirling wins community award two years running

Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont and Navy Community Engagement WA Regional Coordinator, Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Toni Ralph with certificates received by HMAS Stirling in recognition of Community Engagement work conducted throughout the year at Diamantina Pier on board HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Brian Delamont and Navy Community Engagement WA Regional Coordinator, Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Toni Ralph with certificates received by HMAS Stirling in recognition of Community Engagement work conducted throughout the year at Diamantina Pier on board HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

For the second year in a row, HMAS Stirling has been awarded the Navy League Perpetual Trophy which is presented in recognition for assistance given to the civilian community during the preceding year.

Navy helps to raise significant funds for White Ribbon support

Published on by Ms Jessica Johnson (author), Michael Mannington (photographer)

Deputy Director NGN, CMDR Peter Teichmann with Premier of NSW, the Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP. (photo: Michael Mannington)

Deputy Director NGN, CMDR Peter Teichmann with Premier of NSW, the Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP.

The Australian Defence Force has provided some unusual support at the White Ribbon Gala held at the NSW State Parliament, Sydney.

Ongoing concern

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling and attached units show their support for White Ribbon Day at the sports oval on HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling and attached units show their support for White Ribbon Day at the sports oval on HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

While Defence members around the country walked, ran and sausage-sizzled in support of White Ribbon Day, Defence leaders were keen to stress the campaign to end violence against women was continuous.

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 CMDR 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; CMDR Christina Ween; LS Joanne Andrews; RADM Brett Wolski, AM; LCDR Susan Harris; CAPT Peter Dowton, CSC; WO Karen Sellars; and LEUT 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; CMDR Christina Ween; LS Joanne Andrews; RADM Brett Wolski, AM; LCDR Susan Harris; CAPT Peter Dowton, CSC; WO Karen Sellars; and LEUT 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.