Topic: Culture

New facility aids spiritual health

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dave Devlin (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

HMAS Cerberus Chaplaincy Centre Coordinator Chaplain Grant Ludlow addresses attendees at the official opening of the  Multi-Faith Prayer Room. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

HMAS Cerberus Chaplaincy Centre Coordinator Chaplain Grant Ludlow addresses attendees at the official opening of the Multi-Faith Prayer Room.

HMAS Cerberus has officially opened the latest addition to their personnel support facilities, supporting and acknowledging the religious beliefs and needs of our people.

Maritime Task Group Commander hands over after two busy years

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, right, hands over ‘the weight’ to incoming Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, Captain David Tietzel, CSM, RAN, at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, right, hands over ‘the weight’ to incoming Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, Captain David Tietzel, CSM, RAN, at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.

The inaugural Commander of the Australian Maritime Task Group, CAPT Andrew Quinn, has handed over the role to CAPT David Tietzel following the successful completion of a two-year appointment.

Navy doctor recognised for work with Indigenous communities

Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author)

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year. (photo: )

Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year.

Lieutenant Justin Hunter always knew he wanted to give back to his community, and he found a path to do so when he joined the Australian Defence Force and began training in health care.

Champion of cultural change

Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author)

Commander Gregory Davison of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit in HMAS Albatross, says Navy people should celebrate the progress our service has made in promoting a better culture in recent years. (photo: )

Commander Gregory Davison of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit in HMAS Albatross, says Navy people should celebrate the progress our service has made in promoting a better culture in recent years.

Building the best team possible through means of respect, diversity and inclusion is among the top priorities for Commander Gregory Davison.

Midshipman demonstrates service during tough year

Published on by CMDR Kelli Lunt (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduate Midshipman Charles Sargant, at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduate Midshipman Charles Sargant, at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

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.

Our Values: Integrity

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Our Values: Integrity (photo: )

Our Values: Integrity

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.

Our Values: Excellence

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer)

Our Values: Excellence (photo: )

Our Values: Excellence

Excellence is the willingness of character to strive each day to be the best I can be, both professionally and personally.

Navy’s newest Officers graduate

Published on by LCDR Des Paroz (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

A formation of Royal Australian Navy helicopters conducts a flyover of the parade ground at HMAS Creswell during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation ceremony. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

A formation of Royal Australian Navy helicopters conducts a flyover of the parade ground at HMAS Creswell during the New Entry Officers' Course 63 graduation ceremony.

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.

NUSHIP Supply: One ship, many stories

Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW.

A posting to NUSHIP Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.

Change of Command at Fleet Headquarters

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), ABIS Daniel Goodman (photographer), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, left, receives the weight of command from Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN aboard HMAS Brisbane at anchor in Sydney Harbour. (photo: ABIS Daniel Goodman)

Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, left, receives the weight of command from Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN aboard HMAS Brisbane at anchor in Sydney Harbour.

In a small but poignant ceremony on board HMAS Brisbane, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AO, RAN hauled down his flag and passed the weight as Commander Australian Fleet to his successor, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, RAN.