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Kuttabul's community focus extends inland

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Kevin Close (author)

Petty Officer David Henderson invites a child to try the lucky dip at the Navy Community Engagement marquee during the ‘Great Fete’, Castle Hill. (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer David Henderson invites a child to try the lucky dip at the Navy Community Engagement marquee during the ‘Great Fete’, Castle Hill.

Kids from north-west Sydney were able to get a taste of Navy life recently as HMAS Kuttabul’s Navy Community Engagement Team attended the ‘Great Fete’ at Castle Hill.

Watson community supports Legacy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Martin Driver (author)

Sub Lieutenant Ben Walker and LEUT Martin Driver collecting for Legacy Week. (photo: Unknown)

Sub Lieutenant Ben Walker and LEUT Martin Driver collecting for Legacy Week.

Approximatley 60 sailors and officers of Sydney base, HMAS Watson volunteered throughout the recent Legacy Week to raise funds and awareness for the charity that supports Defence families.

Volunteering to recognise youth leadership

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Staff and students with Royal Australian Navy Personnel gather for a group photo in front of a 350BA Squirrel Helicopter after the Long Tan Leadership awards presentation held at Fairfield High School, NSW. (photo: ABCSO Steven Thomson)

Staff and students with Royal Australian Navy Personnel gather for a group photo in front of a 350BA Squirrel Helicopter after the Long Tan Leadership awards presentation held at Fairfield High School, NSW.

Navy volunteers are being sought to present the Australian Defence Force Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Awards in secondary schools across the country.

Legacy Week personal for Waterhen

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jean Metcalf holds a Legacy bucket at HMAS Waterhen as he prepares to raise money for ‘Legacy Week 2016’. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jean Metcalf holds a Legacy bucket at HMAS Waterhen as he prepares to raise money for ‘Legacy Week 2016’.

Collecting money for Legacy was more than just adding a helping hand for HMAS Waterhen's Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jean Metcalf, whose grandmother is one thousands of widows supported each year by the charity.

Sailors support Legacy Week

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Able Seamen Aviation Daniel May and Shannon O'Brien of HMAS Albatross sell Legacy badges in Martin Place, Sydney during Legacy Week. 
 (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Able Seamen Aviation Daniel May and Shannon O'Brien of HMAS Albatross sell Legacy badges in Martin Place, Sydney during Legacy Week.

Sailors from Sydney and the New South Wales South Coast have been throwing their support behind Legacy this week, raising money and awareness for the organisation that supports Defence families.

Long Tan remembered in the West

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett from the Royal Australian Navy Band Western Australia plays the Last Post during the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan Commemorative Service at the Memorial of Remembrance in Rockingham, W.A.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Leading Seaman Musician Nigel Barrett from the Royal Australian Navy Band Western Australia plays the Last Post during the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan Commemorative Service at the Memorial of Remembrance in Rockingham, W.A.

Current and former Australian Defence Force members gathered recently at the Memorial of Remembrance in Rockingham and the Mandurah War Memorial, Western Australia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

Submarine conference shares ideas

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Submariner Officers from foreign navies tour the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling as part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Submarine Conference. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Submariner Officers from foreign navies tour the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre at HMAS Stirling as part of the 2016 Asia Pacific Submarine Conference.

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the 16th iteration of the Asia-Pacific Submarine Conference discussing submarine survivability, escape and interoperability of rescue assets.

Kuttabul change of command

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

(L-R) Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN hands over the weight of command of HMAS Kuttabul to Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN at a ceremony on HMAS Kuttabul quarterdeck. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

(L-R) Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat, RAN hands over the weight of command of HMAS Kuttabul to Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN at a ceremony on HMAS Kuttabul quarterdeck.

Twenty months after posting in, Commander Rebecca Jeffcoat has handed over Command of Sydney base, HMAS Kuttabul, to Commander Andrew Fraser.

Waterhen supports Indigenous program

Published on by LCDR Alan Parton (author)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour. (photo: Unknown)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour.

Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program got a chance to take a closer look at what life is like onboard a Royal Australian Navy minehunter, when sixteen participants visited Sydney recently.

Navy Week celebrations in Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Able Seamen Communication and Information Systems Breanna Davidson, left, and Sarah Lok present the Australian White Ensign during a Ceremonial Sunset at Darwin City Council as part of Navy Week in the Northern Territory. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Able Seamen Communication and Information Systems Breanna Davidson, left, and Sarah Lok present the Australian White Ensign during a Ceremonial Sunset at Darwin City Council as part of Navy Week in the Northern Territory.

HMAS Coonawarra will celebrate Navy Week from Monday 5 September showcasing Navy people and assets to the people of Darwin and the Northern Territory.