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Sailors help out at Village Children's Centre

Published on by ABHSO Kate Jolley (author and photographer)

HMAS Cairns members, Able Seamen Glen Murray, John Beecher and Christopher Cali, with staff and children of the Village Children's Centre enjoy the rewards of their hard work on their newly refurbished dinghy. 
 (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

HMAS Cairns members, Able Seamen Glen Murray, John Beecher and Christopher Cali, with staff and children of the Village Children's Centre enjoy the rewards of their hard work on their newly refurbished dinghy.

Recently, three sailors from HMAS Cairns volunteered their time to help out at the Village Kids Children’s Centre.

HMAS Melbourne lends a helping hand

Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author and photographer)

The HMAS Melbourne catering department volunteered their time by sorting clothing for the annual Sydney Winter Appeal at the Talbot Hostel located in Woolloomooloo, Sydney. (From left) Able Seaman (AB) Maritime Logistics - Chef (ML -C) Wilkinson, Seaman ML-C Kristy Bryden, ABML-C Hung Loung, ABML-C Abbie Green,  ABML-C Mitchell Lee and Leading Seaman  Ryan Wilson. (photo: ABML-C Steven Bruni)

The HMAS Melbourne catering department volunteered their time by sorting clothing for the annual Sydney Winter Appeal at the Talbot Hostel located in Woolloomooloo, Sydney. (From left) Able Seaman (AB) Maritime Logistics - Chef (ML -C) Wilkinson, Seaman ML-C Kristy Bryden, ABML-C Hung Loung, ABML-C Abbie Green, ABML-C Mitchell Lee and Leading Seaman Ryan Wilson.

Being crew of a ship in refit without a working galley has allowed HMAS Melbourne’s catering department time to volunteer their culinary skills and assist the local community.

Naval Gazing students meet Navy’s students at HMAS Cerberus

Published on by ABMUSN Clair McGann (author and photographer)

Students from Somerville Secondary Collage in the demonstration hall of the Boatswain Faculty, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. 


 (photo: ABMUSN Claire McGann)

Students from Somerville Secondary Collage in the demonstration hall of the Boatswain Faculty, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Recently, thirty five local Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning students from Somerville Secondary College visited Navy’s largest training establishment, HMAS Cerberus, in Victoria, as part of the Naval Gazing visit program.

HMAS Harman supports Jeans for Genes Day 2014

Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), CMDR Jayne Craig (photographer)

On 1 August 2014 HMAS Harman Command Team enjoyed a uniform free day and a fundraising BBQ in support of Jeans for Genes Day. (photo: CMDR Jayne Craig)

On 1 August 2014 HMAS Harman Command Team enjoyed a uniform free day and a fundraising BBQ in support of Jeans for Genes Day.

On Friday, 1 August, HMAS Harman's Command Team enjoyed a uniform free day and a fundraising BBQ in support of Jeans for Genes Day.

HMAS Cerberus gives winter warmers

Published on by ABIS Cassie McBride (author and photographer)

From left, Seaman Star Anna Moxham and Seaman Star Bradley Burt hand donations of blankets and clothing from HMAS Cerberus families to Father Bob McGuire and the Father Bob McGuire Foundation Outreach Director Daryl Lynch at Albert Park, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

From left, Seaman Star Anna Moxham and Seaman Star Bradley Burt hand donations of blankets and clothing from HMAS Cerberus families to Father Bob McGuire and the Father Bob McGuire Foundation Outreach Director Daryl Lynch at Albert Park, Victoria.

Members of HMAS Cerberus came to a call of action recently to help out The Father Bob McGuire Foundation, in Melbourne.

Legacy 'best sellers' treated with Navy ship tour

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Legacy’s staff and best badge sellers of 2013 before taking a tour onboard HMAS Stuart (from left) Raymond Tran, Eve Crossley, Katrina Pastuovic, Joshua Griffiths, John Murray, Patrick Butler with staff members, Josie Fodor and Hannah Carling. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

Legacy’s staff and best badge sellers of 2013 before taking a tour onboard HMAS Stuart (from left) Raymond Tran, Eve Crossley, Katrina Pastuovic, Joshua Griffiths, John Murray, Patrick Butler with staff members, Josie Fodor and Hannah Carling.

Legacy’s 'best sellers' from 2013 have been given a personal tour of HMAS Stuart as a thank you for their efforts in raising funds for the charity.

PM, CN and ADF Cadets commemorate first campaign of WWI

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mrs Raveena Carroll-Kenney (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Australian Defence Force Cadets commit wreaths to the waters of Cockatoo Island in Sydney where the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (ANMEF) departed for Rabaul, 100 years ago. HMAS Huon (rear) represents the WW1 ship HMAS Berrima.  (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Australian Defence Force Cadets commit wreaths to the waters of Cockatoo Island in Sydney where the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (ANMEF) departed for Rabaul, 100 years ago. HMAS Huon (rear) represents the WW1 ship HMAS Berrima.

Under a grey Sydney sky yesterday, 90 Australian Defence Force Cadets retraced the steps of the servicemen who deployed from Australia’s shores to fight in the nation's first campaign of World War I, in Rabaul, German New Guinea.

Last Post for HMAS Canberra (I) sailor

Published on by LCDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Crowds gather at the Australian War Memorial’s Last Post Ceremony on 9 August 2014 to hear the story of Supply Assistant H.R. Keats who died when HMAS Canberra (I) sank in 1942 during the battle of Savo Island. (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Crowds gather at the Australian War Memorial’s Last Post Ceremony on 9 August 2014 to hear the story of Supply Assistant H.R. Keats who died when HMAS Canberra (I) sank in 1942 during the battle of Savo Island.

Recently during the Australian War Memorial's Last Post Ceremony, Lieutenant Commander Greg McTernan had the special duty of remembering one particular sailor killed in action when HMAS Canberra (I) was sunk on the same day, during the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

Tobruk hosts official function in Manila

Published on by LEUT Harrison Ingham (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Tobruk, Commander Leif Maxfield, RAN, is welcomed alongside the Port of Manila by the Chief of Staff Armed Forces Philippines, Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapang.

 (photo: LEUT Harrison Ingham)

Commanding Officer HMAS Tobruk, Commander Leif Maxfield, RAN, is welcomed alongside the Port of Manila by the Chief of Staff Armed Forces Philippines, Lieutenant General Gregorio Pio Catapang.

The Royal Australian Navy amphibious ship HMAS Tobruk recently hosted an Official Reception for Philippine dignitaries in the Port of Manila, during a port visit to the city.

Navy represented at the Shoalhaven Careers Expo

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

Navy Community Engagement Program Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Linda Eddington from HMAS Albatross shares a laugh with students from St John's High School at the 2014 Shoalhaven Careers Expo.
 (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Navy Community Engagement Program Coordinator Chief Petty Officer Linda Eddington from HMAS Albatross shares a laugh with students from St John's High School at the 2014 Shoalhaven Careers Expo.

Since 2005 the annual Shoalhaven Careers Expo has assisted thousands of Year 10 students in exploring career options and making informed choices about subject choices for their all-important senior high school years.