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Cairns says no to domestic violence

Published on by LEUT Andrew Gabbott (author), POHSM Jade Germein (photographer), LSMT Jenna Harvey (photographer)

On White Ribbon Day 2015, LCDR Adam Muckalt leads male members of the HMAS Cairns community in reading the oath and committing to stand against Men's violence against Women. (photo: Unknown)

On White Ribbon Day 2015, LCDR Adam Muckalt leads male members of the HMAS Cairns community in reading the oath and committing to stand against Men's violence against Women.

HMAS Cairns collectively said no to Men's violence against Women on Wednesday, with 73 male members of the HMAS Cairns community lining up three-ranks-deep to take an oath in support of National White Ribbon Day.

Sydney Navy members 'stand up and speak out' for White Ribbon

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gaul, makes a donation in support of White Ribbon Day 2015 before the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gaul, makes a donation in support of White Ribbon Day 2015 before the annual HMAS Penguin Gate to Gate Fun Run.

Sailors and officers across Sydney have joined forces to send a clear message to that violence against women is never acceptable.

ADFA recognised for its commitment to cultural change

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Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of the Defence Force, speaks at the Australian Defence Force Academy's White Ribbon Day event. (photo: Michael Jackson-Rand   )

Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of the Defence Force, speaks at the Australian Defence Force Academy's White Ribbon Day event.

The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) officially received its White Ribbon workplace accreditation during a ceremony in Canberra yesterday.

Riding the reef for Beyond Blue

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Aidan Gallagher (author), LSML-S Joshua Matthews (photographer)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Brian Semple gets some kilometres up for the Sirius 'Ride the Reef' charity fundraising event for Beyond Blue. (photo: LSML-S Joshua Matthews)

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Brian Semple gets some kilometres up for the Sirius 'Ride the Reef' charity fundraising event for Beyond Blue.

As HMAS Sirius was about to commence transiting through the Great Barrier Reef on return from a successful South East Asian deployment, Lieutenant Commander Neil Krauklis was limbering up on the bridge wing waiting for the starter's whistle to begin pedalling for the charity fundraising event 'Ride the Reef for Beyond Blue'.

White Ribbon leader in the Top End

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

From left, Able Seaman Mathew Skelton, Able Seaman Matthew Gelding, Able Seaman Daniel Leschke and Able Seaman Tiernan Chappell of HMAS Childers show their support in Australia's campaign to stop violence against women at HMAS Coonawarra.  (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

From left, Able Seaman Mathew Skelton, Able Seaman Matthew Gelding, Able Seaman Daniel Leschke and Able Seaman Tiernan Chappell of HMAS Childers show their support in Australia's campaign to stop violence against women at HMAS Coonawarra.

The Royal Australian Navy's commitment to the White Ribbon campaign has taken a major step forward, with Navy being granted partner status in the Northern Territory.

Taking the oath this White Ribbon Day

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Navy personnel are encouraged to wear a white ribbon to show their commitment to stopping violence against women. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Navy personnel are encouraged to wear a white ribbon to show their commitment to stopping violence against women.

On White Ribbon Day 2015 Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, asks all Australians to stand up and speak out about domestic violence issues.

Standing up and speaking out in Adelaide

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.  (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.

The crew of the Royal Australian Navy's second Landing Helicopter Dock, NUSHIP Adelaide has taken time out from preparing for commissioning in December to talk about domestic violence issues.

HMAS Sirius stands up for White Ribbon

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HMAS Sirius crew members bake for a cause with a large cake in the shape of a White Ribbon prepared for a fundraising morning tea. 

L- R: Petty Officer Peter Kenyon, Ships Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Jodie Bonney, Midshipman Patrick Brown and Ables Seaman Tessa Wheeler (photo: )

HMAS Sirius crew members bake for a cause with a large cake in the shape of a White Ribbon prepared for a fundraising morning tea. L- R: Petty Officer Peter Kenyon, Ships Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Jodie Bonney, Midshipman Patrick Brown and Ables Seaman Tessa Wheeler

The crew of HMAS Sirius will be still on deployment on White Ribbon Day but that won’t stop them from marking the event.

Blood challenge in home stretch

Published on by POIS Phil Cullinan (author and photographer)

Commander Chloe Wootten donates blood plasma at the Canberra Donor Centre. This was Commander Wootten 100th blood donation to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Commander Chloe Wootten donates blood plasma at the Canberra Donor Centre. This was Commander Wootten 100th blood donation to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

With the potential of saving up to 300 lives, Royal Australian Navy Commander, Chloe Wootten, has reached an amazing milestone of donating blood 100 times for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

Citation for Gallantry finds its home

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Mrs Roden is the daughter of the late Ordinary Seaman William Clark, who served in Yarra  during the Second World War and receives the Unit Citation for Gallantry insignia for her father who served on HMAS Yarra (II),from Lieutenant Commander Stephen Hurd. (photo: Unknown)

Mrs Roden is the daughter of the late Ordinary Seaman William Clark, who served in Yarra during the Second World War and receives the Unit Citation for Gallantry insignia for her father who served on HMAS Yarra (II),from Lieutenant Commander Stephen Hurd.

Just in time for Remembrance Day, the daughter of one of only 13 crew members to survive the sinking of HMAS Yarra (II) on 4 March 1942, has received an award in his honour over 70 years on.