Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter.
As 2018 came to an end, 725 Squadron celebrated a big year of fundraising by donating more than ten thousand dollars to help children with hearing disabilities.
Members who have served 7 years or more will be eligible for interest-free loans of up to $7000 under a new initiative by the RAN’s Relief Trust Fund announced this month.
Christmas has come early for hundreds of RAN members, who are struggling to make ends meet this festive season.
Navy members past and present have been thanked for their generosity in commemorating those who died in World War One.
Despite a number of personal and professional challenges, Commander Ian Davies persevered and recently achieved the prestigious milestone of 40 years Navy service.
HMAS Penguin has continued its ongoing support of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation by hosting a tour of Penguin followed by a Captain's Lunch.
As a parting favour for retiring Chief Petty Officer Bernard Matson, personnel from HMAS Moreton rolled up their sleeves and donated enough blood to save 30 lives.
Navy golfers have led the challenge for the Clyde Pearce Cup, which brings together injured and ill service men and women fighting back through sport.
Most Defence members who have deployed on operation have been touched by the generosity of the volunteers working with Aussie Hero Quilts.