Topic: Community Engagement

Penguin supports the Balmoral Swim For Cancer

Published on by WOATV Ian Daley (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Mat Bradley, presents the HMAS Penguin Shield to a team from Peakhurst Swim Club, after they won the 2019 Penguin Relay at the Balmoral Swim For Cancer event. (photo: WOATV Ian Daley)

Commanding Officer of HMAS Penguin, Commander Mat Bradley, presents the HMAS Penguin Shield to a team from Peakhurst Swim Club, after they won the 2019 Penguin Relay at the Balmoral Swim For Cancer event.

A beautiful Sunday morning greeted competitors and organisers as they arrived at Sydney’s Balmoral Beach for the annual Balmoral Swim For Cancer.

Vietnam school visit to remember

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

When members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 Joint Task Force entered the gates of Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam, they were surprised and humbled at the reception from more than 1000 cheering children.

Success visits Malaysia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray and LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather after a friendly competition of futsal and volleyball during HMAS Success’ port visit to Klang in Malaysia as a part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather after a friendly competition of futsal and volleyball during HMAS Success’ port visit to Klang in Malaysia as a part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The ‘First Lady’ of the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet conducted a successful visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to extend the hand of friendship and strengthen ties with Malaysia.

ADF supports delivery of surf life saving training in Thailand

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Members from the Phuket Lifeguard Club and Joint Task Force 661 with two Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo vessels (LARC) at the Patong Beach surf lifesaving day during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Members from the Phuket Lifeguard Club and Joint Task Force 661 with two Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo vessels (LARC) at the Patong Beach surf lifesaving day during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Australian and US forces have delivered potentially life-saving training during a visit to Patong Beach, Thailand.

Building a better future in Thailand

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Shoveling sand to build a playground, from left, Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Daniel Zimmerman; Tommy Settawut Amnok Manee; and Australian Army Corporal Stephanie Thorpe at the Cornerstone Learning Centre, Phuket, Thailand during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Shoveling sand to build a playground, from left, Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Daniel Zimmerman; Tommy Settawut Amnok Manee; and Australian Army Corporal Stephanie Thorpe at the Cornerstone Learning Centre, Phuket, Thailand during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR.

Australian Defence Force personnel have contributed to a significant school project during a visit to Phuket, Thailand.

Training and entertaining in the South West Pacific

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CAPT Tom Maclean (author), LSIS Craig Walton (photographer)

HMAS Gascoyne sails through Te Namo Lagoon into Funafuti, Tuvalu. (photo: LSIS Craig Walton)

HMAS Gascoyne sails through Te Namo Lagoon into Funafuti, Tuvalu.

The ship’s company of HMAS Gascoyne conducted practical training, hosted royalty and gave a coat paint where needed on a deployment to Tonga and Tuvalu.

Building communities together

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Australian Army officer Lieutenant Nicole Hribar is welcomed by a local schoolboy on the Koh Siray beach prior to a community assistance clean up activity during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Australian Army officer Lieutenant Nicole Hribar is welcomed by a local schoolboy on the Koh Siray beach prior to a community assistance clean up activity during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

A drought-stricken region in Thailand has benefited from a visit by Australian Defence Force members deployed on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Navy brings joy to children in India

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success Captain Darren Grogan, CSC, RAN speaks with children from the disabled children's ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India during a visit by members form HMAS Ships Success and Parramatta.  (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer HMAS Success Captain Darren Grogan, CSC, RAN speaks with children from the disabled children's ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India during a visit by members form HMAS Ships Success and Parramatta.

Prosthetics and wheelchairs were among the items donated to children in need by Royal Australian Navy members during a visit to the disabled children’s ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India.

Village visit forges closer ties

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Janelle Price plays a game of slingshot with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Cultural Village in Malaysia during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Janelle Price plays a game of slingshot with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Cultural Village in Malaysia during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Mutual respect, cultural understanding and knowledge sharing have been fundamental to the Australia-Malaysia relationship, a relationship with close people-to-people links over many years.

Success and Parramatta arrive in Chennai

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Members of HMA Ships Success and Parramatta stand with the children of the ‘Life is a Ball’ foundation during a port visit to Chennai in India as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Members of HMA Ships Success and Parramatta stand with the children of the ‘Life is a Ball’ foundation during a port visit to Chennai in India as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

HMA Ships Success and Parramatta have conducted a port visit to Chennai, India, before their involvement in the bilateral Australian and Indian Navy exercise AUSINDEX.