Topic: Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP)

Indigenous youth set sail in STS Young Endeavour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mrs Erin McAuley (author)

STS Young Endeavour Youth Crew Member Jessica Lowth receives her Certificate of Completion from Lieutenant Adam Farley RAN, Commanding Officer STS Young Endeavour. (photo: Unknown )

STS Young Endeavour Youth Crew Member Jessica Lowth receives her Certificate of Completion from Lieutenant Adam Farley RAN, Commanding Officer STS Young Endeavour.

A recent graduate of the Defence Indigenous Development Program and a Navy Cadet from Esperance in Western Australia were amongst the excited young crew who embarked on an 11 day adventure at sea when Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour departed Cairns on 25 July.

Proud day for new recruits

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

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld.

Twenty two indigenous recruits from across Australia graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program – Navy (DIDP-N) at HMAS Cairns earlier this month.
 

Indigenous graduates test Navy careers

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Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Carl Capper, RAN, awards Recruit George Gabey with his graduation certificate during the graduation ceremony for the Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns, Queensland. (photo: LSIS Kayla Hayes)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Carl Capper, RAN, awards Recruit George Gabey with his graduation certificate during the graduation ceremony for the Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns, Queensland.

Seventeen Recruits stood tall in front of friends and family on 16 December, at a ceremony to recognise their graduation from the fourth iteration of the Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program.

Koori carnival creates community

Published on by MAJ Felicity Hamblin (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

The Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Association Guyala Sea Hawks players from both the mens and the womans teams at the Koori carnival held at Bendigo, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

The Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Association Guyala Sea Hawks players from both the mens and the womans teams at the Koori carnival held at Bendigo, Victoria.

Thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander footballers from around Australia converged on Bendigo over 17-18 October for the Koori carnival, an indigenous Australian rules footy competition featuring the first Australian Defence Force indigenous team.

Navy careers for Indigenous personnel

Published on by CPOML-SC Tony Thomas (author and photographer)

Army Defence Indigenous Development Program members have been offered Navy employment positions, from left, Private Edith Wasiu, Private Morrison Pearson and Private Isabel Mosby. (photo: CPOML-SC Tony Thomas)

Army Defence Indigenous Development Program members have been offered Navy employment positions, from left, Private Edith Wasiu, Private Morrison Pearson and Private Isabel Mosby.

Three trainees from the recent Army variant of the Defence Indigenous Development Program have ‘jumped ship’ and been offered employment with the Navy. The trainees have been under training since April and are due to graduate at the end of this month.

'Aye' on Indigenous development

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Rob Valler (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Director General Capability Work Stream Commodore Robert Morrison, CSC, RAN, presents graduation certificates to the graduates of the third Navy Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Director General Capability Work Stream Commodore Robert Morrison, CSC, RAN, presents graduation certificates to the graduates of the third Navy Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns.

Fifteen more Recruits from Navy's Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July.

Defence Indigenous youth graduate in Cairns

Published on by LCDR Darren Mallett (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

The graduating class of the Navy's Defence Indigenous Development Program 02/2014 throw their hats in the air in celebration upon completion of their graduation ceremony held at HMAS Cairns. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The graduating class of the Navy's Defence Indigenous Development Program 02/2014 throw their hats in the air in celebration upon completion of their graduation ceremony held at HMAS Cairns.

All twenty recruits who participated in the second iteration of Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) graduated in a ceremony held in HMAS Cairns on 18 December.

Navy's newest recruits in the Defence Indigenous Development Program wear their uniform with pride

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Anne Mena (author)

Navy Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program - Navy march into position for Remembrance Day service at the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour. (photo: Unknown)

Navy Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program - Navy march into position for Remembrance Day service at the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour.

Navy Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program have again been proud ambassadors for Navy, this time at the inaugural Remembrance Day service in the Yungaburra’s Afghanistan Avenue of Honour.

Defence Indigenous Development Program visits HMAS Darwin

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Chris Davidson (author), LSCIS Lachlan Tye (photographer)

A group of 27 recruits and three staff from the Defence Indigenous Development Program observe the 76mm gun during their tour of HMAS Darwin, alongside Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney.  (photo: LSCIS Lachlan Tye)

A group of 27 recruits and three staff from the Defence Indigenous Development Program observe the 76mm gun during their tour of HMAS Darwin, alongside Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney.

A group of 27 recruits and three staff from the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) visited HMAS Darwin on September 4.

Twenty three Indigenous Australians graduate from the first Navy-run Defence Indigenous Development Program

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

The graduates of the first Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, held at HMAS Cairns, Qld. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The graduates of the first Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, held at HMAS Cairns, Qld.

Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland at a ceremony held at HMAS Cairns earlier this week.