Topic: Navy Headquarters Tasmania

Navy golfers compete in Tasmania

Published on by CPO Anthony Martin (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan. (photo: Department of Defence)

All hands on the Cup, from left: Warrant Officer Alan Hart; Mr Colin Buxton, Royal Hobart Golf Club; and Captain Grant McLennan.

The Naval Golf Association (NGA) recently completed a tour of Tasmania culminating in a hard fought game for the Captain Walton Drake Cup.

 

Navy Headquarters Tasmania takes the lead

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Royal Australian Navy members joined students from the Claremont College Vocational, Education and Training ADF Program on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart. (photo: Unknown)

Royal Australian Navy members joined students from the Claremont College Vocational, Education and Training ADF Program on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart.

On 23 June three members from Navy Headquarters – Tasmania joined students from Claremont College on a bushwalk up Mount Wellington in Hobart.

Depth of character and commitment recognised in Hobart

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), Mr Richard Catt (photographer)

Commander Lewis Gaha, OAM, ADC, RAN has been awarded the Federation Star by Her Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, Professor The Honourable Kate Warner, AM.  (photo: Mr Richard Catt)

Commander Lewis Gaha, OAM, ADC, RAN has been awarded the Federation Star by Her Excellency the Governor of Tasmania, Professor The Honourable Kate Warner, AM.

Navy Headquartes – Tasmania’s Commanding Officer, Commander Lewis Gaha is an exemplar of personal character and professional commitment. 

Devil of a time in Tassie

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), Matthew Newton (photographer), Sam Fox (photographer)

LCDR Angella Hillis, SQNLDR Paul Gough, CPO Jamie Schmith and SGT Liz Beard pose at the Devil Release Control Centre before assisting with setting up.
 (photo: Sam Fox)

LCDR Angella Hillis, SQNLDR Paul Gough, CPO Jamie Schmith and SGT Liz Beard pose at the Devil Release Control Centre before assisting with setting up.

Defence personnel have been up close and personal with some of Australia's most at risk animals supporting the release of 33 captive Tasmanian Devils into the wild at Stony Head Military Training Area.

Navy Tasmania personnel help with flood relief at Foodbank Tasmania

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Able Seaman Musician Claire Ham, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kyle Wade-Cooper, Lieutenant Commander Angella Hillis, Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Tracey Fry, Commander Lewis Gaha, Able Seaman Musician Haydn Murtagh and Chief Petty Officer Musician Mark Ham at the Foodbank warehouse in Tasmania. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Musician Claire Ham, Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kyle Wade-Cooper, Lieutenant Commander Angella Hillis, Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Tracey Fry, Commander Lewis Gaha, Able Seaman Musician Haydn Murtagh and Chief Petty Officer Musician Mark Ham at the Foodbank warehouse in Tasmania.

Royal Australian Navy personnel at Navy Headquarters-Tasmania have again turned out in support of their local community in the aftermath of the recent Tasmanian floods when they returned to volunteer at Foodbank Tasmania assisting with a stocktake of the charity's Hobart warehouse. 

From Hobart to Burnie, Navy leads the way

Published on by LSIS Jo Dilorenzo (author and photographer)

President of Navy League of Australia, Commander Graham Harris (left) and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN (right) present Commanding Officer of Navy Headquarters Tasmania (NHQ-TAS), Commander Stacey Porter the Navy League Perpetual Trophy 2014 for NHQ-TAS outstanding service in the community. (photo: LSIS Jo Dilorenzo )

President of Navy League of Australia, Commander Graham Harris (left) and Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN (right) present Commanding Officer of Navy Headquarters Tasmania (NHQ-TAS), Commander Stacey Porter the Navy League Perpetual Trophy 2014 for NHQ-TAS outstanding service in the community.

From taking part in fun runs to assisting community renovation, Navy personnel have truly left their mark across the state of Tasmania.

New mum awarded Fleet Commanders Commendation for community efforts

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author and photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe presents Leading Seaman Brooke Oram with her Fleet Commanders Commendation.                 (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe presents Leading Seaman Brooke Oram with her Fleet Commanders Commendation.

The Navy Headquarters Tasmania team got together last week to congratulate Leading Seaman Brooke Oram on receiving a Fleet Commanders Commendation.

Tasmania commemorates 72nd anniversary of Battle of Coral Sea

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author and photographer)

A sea cadet from TS Derwent stands by to raise the flag while bugler Leading Seaman (LS) Miriam Norman plays the Last Post.  
The catafalque party from far left to right is LS Kirri-lee Brazendale, Petty Officer Jeoff Young and LS Shaun Ware. (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

A sea cadet from TS Derwent stands by to raise the flag while bugler Leading Seaman (LS) Miriam Norman plays the Last Post. The catafalque party from far left to right is LS Kirri-lee Brazendale, Petty Officer Jeoff Young and LS Shaun Ware.

Navy Headquarters Tasmania personnel and the Tasmanian Contingent of the Royal Australian Navy Band were an integral part of the 72nd anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Coral Sea held at Hobart’s Cenotaph on Saturday 10 May 2014.

NHQ Tasmania farewells long-serving member

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author and photographer)

Officer in Charge of Dive Team 10, Commander Paul Gregg (right) presents Lieutenant Commander Herman Westerhof with a farewell gift in Hobart, Tasmania.  (photo: LEUT Daryl Peebles)

Officer in Charge of Dive Team 10, Commander Paul Gregg (right) presents Lieutenant Commander Herman Westerhof with a farewell gift in Hobart, Tasmania.

Navy Headquarters Tasmania and Navy Reserve Dive Team 10 farewelled Lieutenant Commander Herman Westerhof this week after he completed a 40-year association with the Australian Defence Force.

International Women’s Day prompts reflection at NHQ Tasmania

Published on by LEUT Daryl Peebles (author), LS Brooke Oram (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Jamie Schmith looks after barbecue quality control with Leading Seaman Jen Langley and Leading Seaman Andrew Harvey. (photo: LS Brooke Oram)

Chief Petty Officer Jamie Schmith looks after barbecue quality control with Leading Seaman Jen Langley and Leading Seaman Andrew Harvey.

International Women’s Day was celebrated last Friday at Hobart’s Anglesea Barracks with a barbecue organised by Navy Headquarters Tasmania.