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Indigenous heritage on show in Jakarta

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Mr Graham Crouch (photographer)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy’s Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group (from L to R) ABBM Arthur Bagie, ABBM Jiorde Lenroy, (back) ABBM Thomas Fuji and ABBM Alan Patterson conduct a welcome dance in front of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, during the opening ceremony for the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Bungaree dancers have just completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events (photo: Graham Crouch)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy’s Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group (from L to R) ABBM Arthur Bagie, ABBM Jiorde Lenroy, (back) ABBM Thomas Fuji and ABBM Alan Patterson conduct a welcome dance in front of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, during the opening ceremony for the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Bungaree dancers have just completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events

Navy’s Bungaree Dancers have recently completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events.

Engineering NETworking

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Simon McCowan (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Captain Matt Hudson, RAN, introduces the first Naval Engineering Talk at Fleet Headquarters, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Captain Matt Hudson, RAN, introduces the first Naval Engineering Talk at Fleet Headquarters, Sydney.

It is widely known that networking and knowledge sharing is vital for the success of individuals and organisations to grow, change, and innovate within their fields.

Almost a century of training at Cerberus

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater, OAM, RAN (left) and Seaman Alexander Bevan cut the HMAS Cerberus 95th anniversary cake during the ships' celebrations, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater, OAM, RAN (left) and Seaman Alexander Bevan cut the HMAS Cerberus 95th anniversary cake during the ships' celebrations, Victoria.

April Fools’ Day is often one of the most light-hearted days of the year. With a long tradition of pranksters competing for the ultimate hoax one might wonder who would seriously consider choosing the day as a ‘birthday’, but at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria, it’s a day to be celebrated as the day Navy’s largest training establishment was commissioned in 1921. 

Working together for better outcomes

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mrs Leigh Watson (author), CPL David Gibbs (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

A pair of C-130J Hercules over fly a Royal Australian Navy Collins-Class Submarine. (photo: CPL David Gibbs)

A pair of C-130J Hercules over fly a Royal Australian Navy Collins-Class Submarine.

Mastering multiple domains in times of peace or war is the way ahead for increased joint effects for Defence.

Three in a row for ADF Aussie Rules in Anzac Challenge

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author and photographer), SBLT James Tew (photographer)

The 2016 Men's ADF All Stars after their victory over the Australian Combined Emergency Services Team. with Lieutenant  Dave Devlin, Major James Weaver and Brigadier Matt Hall  (photo: Sub Lieutenant James Tew)

The 2016 Men's ADF All Stars after their victory over the Australian Combined Emergency Services Team. with Lieutenant Dave Devlin, Major James Weaver and Brigadier Matt Hall

Playing against traditional rivals the Australian Combined Emergency Services, in front of an estimated 7000 people, the Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules All-Stars men’s team won the Anzac Challenge trophy for the third consecutive year.

Sydney Swans fly high ahead of Anzac Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith, RAN,  and Petty Officer Boatswain Troy Nicol are presented a signed Sydney Swans jersey from players Josh Kennedy (L) and Luke Parker (R). (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Chris Smith, RAN, and Petty Officer Boatswain Troy Nicol are presented a signed Sydney Swans jersey from players Josh Kennedy (L) and Luke Parker (R).

Sydney Swans players took their training to dizzy heights during a recent visit to Royal Australian Navy amphibious ship, HMAS Canberra.

Women hone skills at first ice hockey training camp

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Kirstie Winter (author)

The Australian Defence Force Ice Hockey Association in Newcastle (photo: Unknown)

The Australian Defence Force Ice Hockey Association in Newcastle

While many people gorged on chocolate during the Easter holidays, 13 women from all three services sweated it out with the Australian Defence Force Ice Hockey Association in Newcastle. 

All-stars prepare to take on Emergency Services in Adelaide

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), CPL Colin Dadd (photographer)

Australian Army Soldier Sergeant Ben Langham and Able Seaman Daniel Fry of the ADF All Stars team intercept an Australian Combined Emergency Services player going for a mark during the Anzac Day 2015 AFL clash. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Australian Army Soldier Sergeant Ben Langham and Able Seaman Daniel Fry of the ADF All Stars team intercept an Australian Combined Emergency Services player going for a mark during the Anzac Day 2015 AFL clash.

The Australian Defence Force All Stars men's team will take on their biggest rivals in a curtain raiser to the AFL blockbuster between Port Adelaide and Geelong at Adelaide Oval this Saturday.

Navy struggles at final hurdle in Aussie Rules carnival

This article has photo gallery Published on by MAJ Felicity Hamblin (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor gets a pass away during a match against the Australian Army team at the Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Championships 2016 in Melbourne during April 2016. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

A Royal Australian Navy sailor gets a pass away during a match against the Australian Army team at the Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Championships 2016 in Melbourne during April 2016.

A final-quarter burst for goals was not quite enough for a men’s Navy victory in the showdown match at this year’s Australian Defence Force Aussie Rules National Carnival, which ran from 2-9 April in Melbourne.

Wheelchair basketball players have an unconquerable spirit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jason Tuffrey (author and photographer)

The Invictus Games wheel chair basketball squad member Mark Urquhart looks to make a pass during a trial match against the Sutherland Sharks at Shellharbour City Stadium basketball courts, Wollongong. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

The Invictus Games wheel chair basketball squad member Mark Urquhart looks to make a pass during a trial match against the Sutherland Sharks at Shellharbour City Stadium basketball courts, Wollongong.

Australia's Invictus Games wheelchair basketball squad had its first outing against teams in the New South Wales autumn league competition only a day after many of the members had sat in a wheelchair for the first time.