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Gallipoli Campaign commemorated at Bledisloe Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by POIS Phil Cullinan (author)

Musician Fiona Wilkins, Australian Army Band sings the New Zealand National Anthem prior to the commencement of the first Bledisloe Cup as the commemorate one hundred years since the August Offensive at Gallipoli. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Musician Fiona Wilkins, Australian Army Band sings the New Zealand National Anthem prior to the commencement of the first Bledisloe Cup as the commemorate one hundred years since the August Offensive at Gallipoli.

Rugby fans on both sides of the Tasman paused to reflect on a century of sacrifice on 8 August, marking the anniversary of significant First World War battles before teams took to the pitch for the Bledisloe Cup.

V8 Supercars on show in Canberra

Published on by POIS Phil Cullinan (author), Mark Horsburgh (photographer)

Come aboard with Chaz Mostert and Mark Winterbottom (photo: Mark Horsburgh)

Come aboard with Chaz Mostert and Mark Winterbottom

Australian Defence Force personnel might look twice when they arrive for work at Russell Offices in Canberra on 18 August, as there will be two new temporary carparks allocated to unique vehicles. With the closest race track almost 300 kilometres away, in Sydney, some might also wonder why there are two V8 supercars parked at Blamey Square.

Employers challenged in Western Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Simon Gourlay and  Defence Reserve Support Council - WA Chair Mr David Trench at the fire fighting grounds at HMAS Stirling as a part of the Employer Challenge Day. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Lieutenant Commander Simon Gourlay and Defence Reserve Support Council - WA Chair Mr David Trench at the fire fighting grounds at HMAS Stirling as a part of the Employer Challenge Day.

A group of employers have spent a day with Australian Defence Force Reservists at HMAS Stirling, Garden Island, learning about military life and the workplace benefits of employing Reservists.

Kicking goals for White Ribbon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jacob Kavanagh loses the ball to a sliding tackle during a HMAS Stirling vs Fleet soccer competition to raise money in conjunction with a barbeque for White Ribbon.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jacob Kavanagh loses the ball to a sliding tackle during a HMAS Stirling vs Fleet soccer competition to raise money in conjunction with a barbeque for White Ribbon.

HMAS Stirling personnel participated in sporting and social activities to support fundraising for the White Ribbon Organisation on 31 July.

Navy Nordic Ski and Biathlon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Scott Reynolds (author)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy team prepares to fire at the ADF Nordic Ski and Biathlon competition. (photo: Unknown)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy team prepares to fire at the ADF Nordic Ski and Biathlon competition.

The Australian Defence Force Nordic Ski and Biathlon competitors had their resilience tested as Mother Nature turned on extremes of wind-driven snow during Exercise Coolshot 2015. The annual competition, held at Mount Hotham, Victoria, combines the independent disciplines of Nordic Skiing and small bore sports rifle shooting into the challenging sport called Nordic Biathlon. 

Ice Hockey lesson at Penrith

Published on by LCPL Sebastian Beurich (author), SGT Ricky Fuller (photographer)

Lieutenant Benjamin Hanson-Murphy (black jersey) back checks the Bears attack during a friendly match against Sydney Bears. (photo: SGT Ricky Fuller)

Lieutenant Benjamin Hanson-Murphy (black jersey) back checks the Bears attack during a friendly match against Sydney Bears.

The New South Wales contingent of the Australian Defence Force Ice Hockey team took to the rink against the Sydney Bears on 17 July at the Penrith Ice Palace.

Frozen watersports lure Navy teams

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCPL Sebastian Beurich (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Leading Seaman Danni Humphries during the Boarders Slopestyle event at Leichhardt Terrain Park, Perisher Resort as part of The NAS Championships 2014. (Still image taken from video vision) (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Leading Seaman Danni Humphries during the Boarders Slopestyle event at Leichhardt Terrain Park, Perisher Resort as part of The NAS Championships 2014. (Still image taken from video vision)

The Navy Alpine Snowsports Championships have had Navy skiers training hard in preparation for the Australian Inter-service and International Defence Snowsports Championships.

Adelaide’s sports carnival wins gold for teamwork

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Debra Holland (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.   (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

The winning department of the NUSHIP Adelaide Sports Day - Amphibious Department.

Egg and spoon and sack racing were some of the hotly contested novelty events when NUSHIP Adelaide’s ship’s company came together last week for a sports carnival at Randwick Army Barracks.

Sirius takes out Top End challenge

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Darryl Wagstaff (author)

HMAS Sirius and HMAS Perth cricket teams after a friendly Twenty Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.  (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sirius and HMAS Perth cricket teams after a friendly Twenty Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.

HMAS Sirius has narrowly defeated HMAS Perth in a friendly Twenty-Twenty cricket match at HMAS Coonawarra during a recent port visit to Darwin.

Beach sports day in Mauritius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

HMAS Anzac's Able Seaman Marine Technician Kelly Chilton, takes a shot at goal during a game of beach soccer against the Mauritius National Coast Guard, while the ship is conducting a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac's Able Seaman Marine Technician Kelly Chilton, takes a shot at goal during a game of beach soccer against the Mauritius National Coast Guard, while the ship is conducting a port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius.

During their recent port visit to Port Louis, Mauritius, the crew of HMAS Anzac had the opportunity to participate in a beach sports day with members of the National Coast Guard of Mauritius.