Topic: White Ribbon

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.”

Navy makes headway towards White Ribbon accreditation

Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

A Navy member displays the White Ribbon Pin on their rank slide as part of International White Ribbon Day. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

A Navy member displays the White Ribbon Pin on their rank slide as part of International White Ribbon Day.

The Royal Australian Navy is making great headway in its bid to achieve White Ribbon accreditation, with one in every five Navy members having completed the important White Ribbon survey.

Systems Training School supports White Ribbon movement

Published on by SBLT Jez Kokshoorn (author and photographer)

Members of the Systems Training School supporting the White Ribbon campaign on the steps of the Ritchie Building, HMAS Watson. (photo: SBLT Jez Kokshoorn)

Members of the Systems Training School supporting the White Ribbon campaign on the steps of the Ritchie Building, HMAS Watson.

Last Friday, staff and students at the Royal Australian Navy’s Systems Training School (STS) at HMAS Watson came together in solidarity to demonstrate its support of the White Ribbon campaign.

Navy rejects violence against women

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Some of the Sailors selling white ribbons outside the main gate at Garden Island Naval Base in Sydney. L-R: Able Seaman Marine Technician Blake Lonsdale, Able Seaman Marine Technician Aaron Partington, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Anthony King, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Trent Micallef, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jeesanf Yoon and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Hannah Callary (front). (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Some of the Sailors selling white ribbons outside the main gate at Garden Island Naval Base in Sydney. L-R: Able Seaman Marine Technician Blake Lonsdale, Able Seaman Marine Technician Aaron Partington, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Anthony King, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Trent Micallef, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Jeesanf Yoon and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Hannah Callary (front).

Royal Australian Navy personnel have helped to raise funds and awareness of the issue of violence against women at a number of events.