Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
A cold winter’s day was not enough to scare off more than 50 keen bridge card-playing ladies from attending the Lady Susan Martin Bridge Day at HMAS Penguin.
A sailor and mother of two says Navy’s Keeping Watch grant program has saved her family from being swamped by medical bills.
The 2018 Defence Blood Challenge has been officially launched at the Civic Plasma Donor Centre in Canberra.
Distance is no barrier to a good deed for Sydney’s homeless. Halfway across the Pacific, the crew of HMAS Adelaide did good for the Sydney based Matthew Talbot Hostel, the ship’s charity of choice.
During HMAS Leeuwin’s recent port visit to Port Klang, Malaysia, members of the ship’s company offered their time and support to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) National Hydrographic Centre’s Community Outreach Program.
It’s a classic line from a song that rings true for many Navy families managing life while a member is away from home on duty. It’s also something that Defence Community Organisation understands and works to support.
The Navy Community Engagement Program (NCEP) is designed to improve the Australian community's knowledge and understanding of Navy’s role, people, capability and day to day activities.
When the Royal Australian Navy Minehunter HMAS Huon held a cake sale alongside Sydney’s HMAS Waterhen last week, the Commanding Officer took the opportunity to take the attendees out of their comfort zones when thinking about diversity in Navy and beyond.
Keeping Watch provides a helping hand to serving members of the Royal Australian Navy and their families who are suffering hardship, normally through non-refundable grants.
The barometer for change has been twitching in the Navy Canteens camp these past few months, and recently a big change swept through in the small, dark hours onboard HMAS Cerberus on the morning of Wednesday 17 July.