Topic: White Ribbon

White Ribbon leader in the Top End

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

From left, Able Seaman Mathew Skelton, Able Seaman Matthew Gelding, Able Seaman Daniel Leschke and Able Seaman Tiernan Chappell of HMAS Childers show their support in Australia's campaign to stop violence against women at HMAS Coonawarra.  (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

From left, Able Seaman Mathew Skelton, Able Seaman Matthew Gelding, Able Seaman Daniel Leschke and Able Seaman Tiernan Chappell of HMAS Childers show their support in Australia's campaign to stop violence against women at HMAS Coonawarra.

The Royal Australian Navy's commitment to the White Ribbon campaign has taken a major step forward, with Navy being granted partner status in the Northern Territory.

Taking the oath this White Ribbon Day

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Navy personnel are encouraged to wear a white ribbon to show their commitment to stopping violence against women. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Navy personnel are encouraged to wear a white ribbon to show their commitment to stopping violence against women.

On White Ribbon Day 2015 Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, asks all Australians to stand up and speak out about domestic violence issues.

Standing up and speaking out in Adelaide

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.  (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

The commissioning crew of NUSHIP Adelaide form the shape of a white ribbon on the flight deck of their ship to show their support for the 2015 White Ribbon Day campaign.

The crew of the Royal Australian Navy's second Landing Helicopter Dock, NUSHIP Adelaide has taken time out from preparing for commissioning in December to talk about domestic violence issues.

Wearing white makes a statement in HMAS Darwin

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)

HMAS Darwin's ship's company come together on the flight deck to support White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin's ship's company come together on the flight deck to support White Ribbon Day.

HMAS Darwin will be marking White Ribbon Day with a symbolic show of white under their uniforms. Organiser, Sub Lieutenant Thomas Rodgers says it was a simple way to show support for a worthy cause.

White Ribbon on the menu at morning tea

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

Commander Simon Cannell, RAN, Rachel Muller and her husband Commander Max Muller, CSM, RAN, with Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, show their support in recognising White Ribbon Day during morning tea held to raise money for the White Ribbon Organisation at HMAS Kuttabul. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Commander Simon Cannell, RAN, Rachel Muller and her husband Commander Max Muller, CSM, RAN, with Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, AM, RAN, show their support in recognising White Ribbon Day during morning tea held to raise money for the White Ribbon Organisation at HMAS Kuttabul.

The partners of men serving at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney were invited as guests of honour to a White Ribbon morning tea, held at HMAS Kuttabul on 30 July.

Chief of Navy calls on members to step up for White Ribbon Campaign

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

White Ribbon pin displayed on a hand as part of International White Ribbon Day.  (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

White Ribbon pin displayed on a hand as part of International White Ribbon Day.

The Chief of Navy has challenged all Royal Australian Navy members to stand up and be counted in the campaign to stop violence against women.

Navy becomes largest Australian organisation to achieve White Ribbon Accreditation

Published on by CAPT Mark Hill (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), ABIS Jake Badior (photographer)

CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Ms Libby Davies, presents Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, with a certificate of accreditation confirming the Royal Australian Navy as a White Ribbon Workplace. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Ms Libby Davies, presents Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, with a certificate of accreditation confirming the Royal Australian Navy as a White Ribbon Workplace.

Today in a simple ceremony in Canberra the CEO of White Ribbon Australia, Ms Libby Davies, presented a certificate of accreditation to the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.

White Ribbon inaugural event at ADFA

Published on by MIDN Luke Richmond (author), Mr John Carroll (photographer)

White Ribbon Ambassador, Luke Ablett, discusses with Midshipman Mitchell Hosking (left), Midshipman Jack Bonnor and Officer Cadet Joseph Murphy, his experiences with White Ribbon. (photo: John Carroll)

White Ribbon Ambassador, Luke Ablett, discusses with Midshipman Mitchell Hosking (left), Midshipman Jack Bonnor and Officer Cadet Joseph Murphy, his experiences with White Ribbon.

Recently, White Ribbon Ambassadors of the Australian Capital Territory gathered in the Academy Cadet’s Mess at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) to engage with one another and discuss current issues Australia faces in relation to violence against women.

Penguin hosts White Ribbon Ambassadors event

Published on by MIDN Aaron Wischusen (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN addresses attendees of the White Ribbon Ambassador event hosted at the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin, Commander Paul Gall, RAN addresses attendees of the White Ribbon Ambassador event hosted at the Sir David Martin Mess, HMAS Penguin.

White Ribbon Ambassadors from across Sydney gathered at HMAS Penguin last night for an ambassador networking event to discuss the progress of the White Ribbon campaign.

Success acknowledges International Women’s Day

Published on by LEUT Vishal Bhakoo (author and photographer)

International Women's Day morning tea on HMAS Success. Front, from left: Leading Seaman (LS) Lantry, Able Seaman (AB) Knight and AB Hart
Rear, from left: LS Mullaney, AB Smith, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Winston and CPO Holmes.
 (photo: LEUT Vishal Bhakoo)

International Women's Day morning tea on HMAS Success. Front, from left: Leading Seaman (LS) Lantry, Able Seaman (AB) Knight and AB Hart Rear, from left: LS Mullaney, AB Smith, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Winston and CPO Holmes.

Living Navy Values is a clear and consistent message in HMAS Success, and it was in that spirit that the ship’s company gathered for a special morning tea to celebrate International Women’s Day.