Topic: Values and Behaviours
For one graduate of the NEOC 63 class, demonstrating the Defence Value of Service began early when he volunteered in his local community during the Australian bushfire crisis in 2019-20.
Integrity means to be open and honest. It is about doing what is right by holding yourself accountable, and not only yourself, but your team mates as well.
Excellence is the willingness of character to strive each day to be the best I can be, both professionally and personally.
More than 150 graduates of the Royal Australian Navy’s latest New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) have become the first to affirm their commitment to the new Defence Values.
One of the five core Defence Values, Respect is the humanity of character to value others and treat them with dignity.
It takes courage to do something you find difficult, but recognising the greater purpose for doing it is important. It may make you nervous or uncomfortable at first but no one ever said leadership and service was easy.
For the hundreds of Royal Australian Navy personnel posted around the world, updating Our Values and Behaviours has provided new focus to meet the ongoing challenges of serving Australia both at home and abroad.
The Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC and the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Greg Moriarty, today announced the adoption of a single set of Values and Behaviours for Defence.
There are plenty of accounts of Navy personnel displaying bravery in dangerous situations at sea, but for one Clearance Diver heroism on land has earned him a special commendation from the New South Wales Police.
A Darwin-based sailor has been branded a hero after she saved the life of four-day old baby, injuring herself in the process.