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NUSHIP Canberra's Biggest Morning Tea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)

Able Seaman Andrew Johns from NUSHIP Canberra assists the collection of donations during the morning tea fundraiser. (photo: POIS Ollie Garside)

Able Seaman Andrew Johns from NUSHIP Canberra assists the collection of donations during the morning tea fundraiser.

NUSHIP Canberra’s Ship’s Office hosted the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea to raise money for the Cancer Council last month.

Having a night in to get the White Ribbon message out

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), CMDR Adam Muckalt (author and photographer), Miss Isabella Muckalt (photographer)

Commander Adam Muckalt hosted a White Ribbon 'Night In' and he proudly displayed the White Ribbon emblem on the front of his home to raise awareness. (photo: CMDR Adam Muckalt)

Commander Adam Muckalt hosted a White Ribbon 'Night In' and he proudly displayed the White Ribbon emblem on the front of his home to raise awareness.

Colleagues, friends and family of Royal Australian Navy officer Commander Adam Muckalt gathered together at his home for a trivia and games night on White Ribbon's annual 'Night In' on 25 July to help raise social awareness and funds to help end acts of violence against women committed by men.

HMAS Parramatta’s White Ribbon ‘Night In’ in the Whitsundays

Published on by LEUT Louella Yu (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Petty Officer Marine Technician Cale Seamer attempts to stack nuts on a tongue depressor in a race to raise money for The White Ribbon Foundation. HMAS Parramatta raised over $900 for the charity organisation during a night of games and a BBQ on the flight deck. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Petty Officer Marine Technician Cale Seamer attempts to stack nuts on a tongue depressor in a race to raise money for The White Ribbon Foundation. HMAS Parramatta raised over $900 for the charity organisation during a night of games and a BBQ on the flight deck.

As the sun was setting on another beautiful day in the Whitsunday’s, the ship's company of HMAS Parramatta took a break from a long day of hosting the Royal Australian Navy’s Surface Combatant Navigational Course, to attend a Steel Deck BBQ to celebrate the White Ribbon ‘Night In’.

A 'Night In' for White Ribbon

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Commander Fleet Air Arm Commodore Vince Di Pietro, CSC, RAN and Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus, Commander Michael Oborn, RAN lead wardroom members and guests in the White Ribbon Pledge at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commander Fleet Air Arm Commodore Vince Di Pietro, CSC, RAN and Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus, Commander Michael Oborn, RAN lead wardroom members and guests in the White Ribbon Pledge at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Defence members and guests came together for a night of trivia challenges at the HMAS Cerberus Wardroom on 24 July 2014 to hold a White Ribbon Night In. The evening was held to show support and raise funds for the White Ribbon campaign to stop violence against women.

Twenty three Indigenous Australians graduate from the first Navy-run Defence Indigenous Development Program

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

The graduates of the first Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, held at HMAS Cairns, Qld. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The graduates of the first Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, held at HMAS Cairns, Qld.

Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland at a ceremony held at HMAS Cairns earlier this week.

General Fan Changlong visits HMAS Stirling

Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

(right to left) Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond presents Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, General Fan Changlong with a plaque during his visit to HMAS Stirling. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

(right to left) Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond presents Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, General Fan Changlong with a plaque during his visit to HMAS Stirling.

HMAS Stirling recently played host to a four star General from the People’s Liberation Army, General Fan Changlong during his recent visit to Australia.

Indigenous performers 'proud to be Navy' at NAIDOC Awards

Published on by CMDR Steve Dunning (author), Pat Brunet/Event Photos Australia (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy's Indigenous Performance Troop, Bungaree, performing for guests at the 2014 National NAIDOC Awards, held at the Gold Coast on 11 July 2014. Image by Event Photos Australia. (photo: Pat Brunet/Event Photos Australia)

The Royal Australian Navy's Indigenous Performance Troop, Bungaree, performing for guests at the 2014 National NAIDOC Awards, held at the Gold Coast on 11 July 2014. Image by Event Photos Australia.

Navy’s Indigenous Performance Group Bungaree, was once again centre stage when it proudly performed before 1,200 guests at the 2014 National NAIDOC Awards, held recently at the Gold Coast, to recognise the outstanding contribution of Indigenous Australians.

Those who preserve conquer

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

The original Commissioning Certificate to Captain for Rear Admiral WR Creswell, dated 13 August 1900, is one of many priceless Royal Australian Navy artefacts housed at the Sea Power Centre - Australia.  (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

The original Commissioning Certificate to Captain for Rear Admiral WR Creswell, dated 13 August 1900, is one of many priceless Royal Australian Navy artefacts housed at the Sea Power Centre - Australia.

Senior Naval Historian John Perryman leads a small team that collects and records the histories of each ship, boat, submarine, squadron and base of the RAN in order to honour the legacy of those that have come before, and so that we can learn from the many lessons acquired, some of them at a high cost.

Warfare effectiveness focussed on at Fleet

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

President of the mess, Rear Admiral Davyd Thomas with Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths (Rtd) and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer at the 2014 Naval Warfare Officers Association annual mess dinner held at HMAS Watson.

 (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

President of the mess, Rear Admiral Davyd Thomas with Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths (Rtd) and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer at the 2014 Naval Warfare Officers Association annual mess dinner held at HMAS Watson.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer joined his fellow warfare officers as the Guest of Honour at the 2014 Naval Warfare Officers’ Association Annual Mess Dinner last week.

Reserves Day March

Published on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy Reserve Squad salute The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley, AO, Administrator of the Government of NSW on conclusion of the 2014 Reserve Forces Parade. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

The Royal Australian Navy Reserve Squad salute The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley, AO, Administrator of the Government of NSW on conclusion of the 2014 Reserve Forces Parade.

The 2014 Reserve Forces Day march last weekend saw more than 1,000 former and current reserve members, including the Royal Australian Navy Reserves march through the centre of Sydney before a crowd of enthusiastic supporters.