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Mental health support on the mind

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Unknown (photographer)

South Australia's Trojan's trek (photo: Unknown)

South Australia's Trojan's trek

For HMAS Creswell’s Chief Petty Officer Aviation Technician Avionics Amy Vickers supporting her teammates is an integral part of her job, but a recent experience has given her an opportunity to reflect on how far Navy has come in supporting those with stress-related illnesses. 

Gold Coast commemorates service in Vietnam

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast. (photo: Unknown)

Commodore Malcom Wise, Commander Warfare, at Currumbin RSL for Navy Week Gold Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy’s contribution to the war in Vietnam was commemorated by the Currumbin Returned and Services League on the Gold Coast recently, as a part of Navy Week activities.

'Straight ahead' for Admiral's Own Big Band

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The Royal Australian Navy Band performs at the Joan Sutherland Centre in Penrith to mark the occasion of the Band’s Centenary.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Admiral’s Own Big Band launched their latest album Straight Ahead on 4 November with a concert at Coogee Diggers Club in Sydney.

Navy on target at shooting championships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

A vintage Miroku under and over 12 gauge shotgun at Wagga Wagga Club, NSW.

Navy had some individual stand-out performances at the Australian Defence Force Clay Target Association championships held at Wagga Wagga Gun Club in October.

Sevens rugby builds speed for Defence squad

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Unknown (photographer)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa (photo: Unknown)

SBLT Zebedee Learoyd in action during the 7s at Noosa

Two Australian Defence Force Rugby Union men’s teams put in some fast-paced groundwork for the Australian Rugby Union nationals when they competed at the Noosa International and Byron Bay 7s tournaments in October. 

Cyclists remember Dutchy with passionate performances

This article has photo gallery Published on by LTCOL Scott Doré (author), FLTLT Aaron Pyle (author), CPL Max Bree (photographer)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.  (photo: CPL Max Bree)

Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Jordon McColl conducts a practice run at Mount Stromlo prior to the ADF Cycling Carnival.

Navy made a strong showing at the Australian Defence Force National Cycling Carnival in Canberra in October, winning events on the first day.

Stateside success for women's rugby team

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Ms Colleen McCloskey (photographer)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour. (photo: Colleen McCloskey)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour.

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.

Training for triathlon a triumph

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), Unknown (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland has completed the gruelling Coolangatta Gold triathlon, originally won by Queensland legend Grant Kenny and made famous by the film of the same name.

Significant milestone for senior submariner

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, and Submarine Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Jodi Bonney, presents Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarines (CPOEWSM) Kylie Broughton her Warrant Certificate after being promoted to Warrant Officer in the Submarine Training and Systems Centre at HMAS Stirling.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, and Submarine Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Jodi Bonney, presents Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarines (CPOEWSM) Kylie Broughton her Warrant Certificate after being promoted to Warrant Officer in the Submarine Training and Systems Centre at HMAS Stirling.

The submarine community has a new Warrant Officer with the promotion of Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarine Kylie Broughton.

Perfect practice makes perfect

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Miah Hammond-Errey (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer), Corporal Mark Doran (author)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers Able Seaman Christopher Goodwin (left) and Able Seaman Brian Josephson, from HMAS Diamantina, prepare to lower a high explosive charge to remove explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
  (photo: CPL Steve Duncan)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers Able Seaman Christopher Goodwin (left) and Able Seaman Brian Josephson, from HMAS Diamantina, prepare to lower a high explosive charge to remove explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.

To ensure the crews of Navy ships are ready to respond to the dynamic and unpredictable environments in which they operate, they need to be well trained, well rehearsed, and well oiled.