Topic: Health, Fitness and Wellbeing
The Australian Services Rugby Union men's team was no match for the vastly superior team from Tedworth House in a friendly game of wheelchair rugby on 2 October.
The first round pool match of the 2015 International Defence Rugby Competition between Australian Services Rugby Union and the British Army was an eagerly anticipated replay of the 2011 final. The match was played at the home of British Army Rugby Union, at the Aldershot Garrison, under fine conditions and on a lush green pitch, in front of vocal home crowd.
After seven months in Kabul witnessing some of the worst of humanity, Executive Officer Undergraduates at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Commander Doug Griffiths returned to Australia mentally tired, somewhat jaded and a bit disenchanted.
Defence and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs are calling for members and their families to participate in the Transition and Wellbeing Research Program.
As the end of the year comes upon us, with the opportunity to relax and reflect, we can find ourselves commemorating the various events in our life that have taken place and shaped us over the past 12 months.
HMAS Newcastle’s recent visit to HMAS Stirling was an opportunity for ship's company to discuss the importance of good mental health to maintain the ability to fight and win at sea on a dedicated Mental Health Day.
As Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett called on all Navy members to “look out for each other and themselves” on ADF Mental Health Day, Navy Reservist and mental health professional, Commander Steve Dunning has reminded members of the ADF’s commitment to taking care of its key capability - its people, during a recent workshop held at RAAF Base Edinburgh, South Australia.
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has called on all Navy members to “look out for each other and themselves” on ADF Mental Health Day 10 October.
HMAS Harman conducted a Youth Mental Health Awareness Session last week as the first of a number of joint initiatives by the Harman command team and Defence Community Organisation.
Life at sea in the Navy can be challenging and achieving the simplest tasks can be a difficult undertaking, not the least of all keeping fit and healthy. Men’s Health Week presents an excellent opportunity to look at how the men and women of the Navy maintain fitness at sea.