Topic: Charities, Fundraising & Community
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.
Personnel posted to HMAS Stirling continue to give back to their community, even when they are not wearing the uniform of the Royal Australian Navy.
Community-minded Defence members, APS and contractors have used an annual event to raise much needed funds for struggling farmers in the Shoalhaven region.
Navy enthusiasts and curious minds of all ages are in for a rare treat on Saturday 22 September as one of Australia’s largest and tallest Navy ships, HMAS Choules, invites civilians on board in support of the NSW Kids in Need charity.
An evening of fun at Top End ADF establishment Larrakeyah Defence Precinct has proved to be a winner for more than just the guests.
The 2018 Defence Red Cross Blood Challenge is in full swing, with a new record breaking day for plasma donations set in the NSW/ACT area.
Members from HMAS Waterhen have set a new Sydney North Shore record for their efforts raising funds over Legacy Week.
HMAS Penguin officers and sailors have once again ‘hit the wharves’ to support Legacy with the selling of badges for Legacy Week.