Topic: White Ribbon

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.

Navy recognised for affecting positive cultural change

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen (right) and Captain Mark Hill with the ACT Government Partners in Prevention Award, presented to the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen (right) and Captain Mark Hill with the ACT Government Partners in Prevention Award, presented to the Royal Australian Navy.

The Royal Australian Navy’s efforts to stamp out violence against women and effect positive cultural change were recognised last week at the ACT Government’s Partners in Prevention Awards.

Navy personnel take a walk for White Ribbon

Published on by LEUT Sarah West and POIS Paul Berry (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Navy walkers prepare to step off for the inaugural ADF White Ribbon Bridge to Bridge Run/Walk in Canberra.
(Front left to right) Commander Henry Finnis and Warrant Officer (WO) Dale Young.
(Rear from left) Petty Officer Bryan Clifford, WO Greg Whyte, Mr Andrew Florance, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) John Belford and CPO Ron Pritchard. (photo: Petty Officer Paul Berry)

Navy walkers prepare to step off for the inaugural ADF White Ribbon Bridge to Bridge Run/Walk in Canberra. (Front left to right) Commander Henry Finnis and Warrant Officer (WO) Dale Young. (Rear from left) Petty Officer Bryan Clifford, WO Greg Whyte, Mr Andrew Florance, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) John Belford and CPO Ron Pritchard.

Navy personnel joined forces with their Army, Air Force and Defence Civilian colleagues yesterday, to take the White Ribbon message to the Canberra community. 

Navy people make a stand against violence on White Ribbon Day

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

File image: Members of 816 Squadron display White Ribbons at the Helicopter Support Facility at HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Phillip Cullinan)

File image: Members of 816 Squadron display White Ribbons at the Helicopter Support Facility at HMAS Stirling.

Royal Australian Navy personnel around Australia will sell white ribbons today to mark White Ribbon Day and support the work of the White Ribbon organisation.

Navy completes 'step one' to White Ribbon accreditation

Published on by CMDR Andrew Schroder (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

A White Ribbon pin displayed in the hands of a Navy member as part of International White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

A White Ribbon pin displayed in the hands of a Navy member as part of International White Ribbon Day.

The Chief of Navy recently reminded Navy people that violence against women is a significant issue that required all sectors of the Australian community to take action to prevent. Because of its importance, Navy participates in ‘White Ribbon’ - a male led movement to end violence against women.

Navy making headway with White Ribbon accreditation

Published on by ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Navy personnel hold the White Ribbon Pin of violence prevention as part of International White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Navy personnel hold the White Ribbon Pin of violence prevention as part of International White Ribbon Day.

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, recently reminded Navy people that “violence against women is a significant issue requiring all sectors of the Australian community to take action.”