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Navy's domestic violence conversation continues

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Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Royal Australian Navy is an accredited White Ribbon workplace and supports the prevention of violence against women.

Navy’s ongoing campaign against family and domestic violence received a major boost recently with ships’ companies and teams across the nation doing their bit to raise money for White Ribbon.
 

Navy Vietnam veterans still serving the nation

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Vietnam Veterans, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain (CPONPC) William Bowley and CPONPC Mark Mobley of Fleet Headquarters, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.  (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Vietnam Veterans, Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain (CPONPC) William Bowley and CPONPC Mark Mobley of Fleet Headquarters, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

As the Australian public gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, three members from the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Headquarters will take an opportunity to reflect on their own contributions to the Vietnam War and those of their ship mates.
 

Adelaide says no to violence against women

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Louisa Stodulka (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's Ships Company who assisted with the organising and baking of delicious treats, to raise money and awareness for White Ribbon day.  (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

Members of HMAS Adelaide's Ships Company who assisted with the organising and baking of delicious treats, to raise money and awareness for White Ribbon day.

HMAS Adelaide's ship's company proved you can have your cake and eat it too during a bake off last month, raising money and awareness for White Ribbon - the campaign to stop men's violence against women.

Band saves the day

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ABSUMN's Stephanie McCorkelle with her Grandmother Moreen Thomson (photo: Unknown)

ABSUMN's Stephanie McCorkelle with her Grandmother Moreen Thomson

When Hobart Legacy planned its nonagenarian high tea, held in July at Drysdale House in Hobart, it seems whoever was responsible for booking the entertainment dropped the ball.
 

Waterhen Fleet Support Unit staff break the silence around violence

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From left to right: Able Seaman Stephanie Jelley, Able Seaman Isaac Batterham, Leading Seaman Cameron Cox, Tatjana Dotzauer, Seaman James Hoffman, Seaman Joshua Guy.
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From left to right: Able Seaman Stephanie Jelley, Able Seaman Isaac Batterham, Leading Seaman Cameron Cox, Tatjana Dotzauer, Seaman James Hoffman, Seaman Joshua Guy.

An eye-watering hot sauce challenge was among a number of good spirited challenges at a White Ribbon fundraiser held by sailors from HMAS Waterhen Fleet Support Unit.

Cricket a common language across Defence

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

HMAS Canberra's Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis presents cricket gear to the Fijian cricket association on behalf of Cricket New South Wales. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Canberra's Engineering Officer, Commander Guy Lewis presents cricket gear to the Fijian cricket association on behalf of Cricket New South Wales.

On the way home from Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), HMAS Canberra has delivered cricket equipment and clothing to the Fijian Cricket Board on behalf of New South Wales Cricket.

Submariner excels at Targa West Rally

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Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Glen Renshaw and co-driver Krystle McDonald stand with the Renshaw racing vehicle on Haynes Street in Kalamunda, W.A., in between the Targa West Rally stages.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Glen Renshaw and co-driver Krystle McDonald stand with the Renshaw racing vehicle on Haynes Street in Kalamunda, W.A., in between the Targa West Rally stages.

It is a long way from the underwater world of a Collins class submarine to the world of rally car driving but for Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Glen Renshaw, driving his Holden VE SSV around racetracks in Western Australia has its similarities.

Defence brings the heat to Queensland volleyball

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Navy sailor Able Seaman Thai Latham sets up to spike the ball as she represents the ADF during the Queensland State Championships held at the Boondall Sports Centre, Brisbane.  (photo: SGT Christopher Dickson)

Navy sailor Able Seaman Thai Latham sets up to spike the ball as she represents the ADF during the Queensland State Championships held at the Boondall Sports Centre, Brisbane.

Generally, if a team drops into a competition at late notice, they don’t expect to do well, let alone take away the gold and silver medals, but Defence teams did exactly that at the Queensland Volleyball State Championship.

Navy cricketers a hit on UK tour

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The Combined Services women’s cricket team celebrate a wicket, taken by AB Sarah Beard (without cap) in their match against the UK Armed Forces at Burton Court, Royal Hospital Chelsea. (photo: Unknown)

The Combined Services women’s cricket team celebrate a wicket, taken by AB Sarah Beard (without cap) in their match against the UK Armed Forces at Burton Court, Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Royal Australian Navy sailors starred with the bat and ball during a tour of the United Kingdom by the men's and women's combined services cricket team last month.

Choules a cut above the rest

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Zebedee Learoyd evades being tackled during the 2016 Patron's Cup, held at Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Sub Lieutenant Zebedee Learoyd evades being tackled during the 2016 Patron's Cup, held at Cronulla Sharks Leagues Club, Sydney.

HMAS Choules outclassed a swag of other Navy sides to win the annual Patrons Cup Rugby League Competition in late July at Cronulla Sharks League Club in Sydney.