Topic: Values and Behaviours

Innovation reaps rewards for Stirling and the fleet

This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CMDR Nick Watson (author), LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Armoury personnel outside the HMAS Stirling Gunnery Department which they have worked to re-energise as part of Chief of Navy's Plan Pelorus Campaign.  (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Armoury personnel outside the HMAS Stirling Gunnery Department which they have worked to re-energise as part of Chief of Navy's Plan Pelorus Campaign.

HMAS Stirling is leading the charge with innovative ideas and techniques to help motivate the workforce and provide better support to the fleet.

Chief of Navy engaged in cultural diversity journey

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (author)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, joins with community leaders from Lidcombe to celebrate the acceptance of a new Aquila Safety Boat at Cadet Unit New Training Ship Australia in Lidcombe, New South Wales. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, joins with community leaders from Lidcombe to celebrate the acceptance of a new Aquila Safety Boat at Cadet Unit New Training Ship Australia in Lidcombe, New South Wales.

Navy’s commitment to cultural diversity has never been more apparent than over the weekend of 19-20 October with Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett attending three significant and unique events in Sydney.

Chief marks fifth anniversary of New Generation Navy

Published on by CAPT Mark Hill (author)

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April marks the fifth anniversary of Navy’s cultural change journey under New Generation Navy (NGN). To mark this milestone, the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, has recorded a video and launched a brochure to inform Navy people about what has been achieved since 2009.

Success acknowledges International Women’s Day

Published on by LEUT Vishal Bhakoo (author and photographer)

International Women's Day morning tea on HMAS Success. Front, from left: Leading Seaman (LS) Lantry, Able Seaman (AB) Knight and AB Hart
Rear, from left: LS Mullaney, AB Smith, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Winston and CPO Holmes.
 (photo: LEUT Vishal Bhakoo)

International Women's Day morning tea on HMAS Success. Front, from left: Leading Seaman (LS) Lantry, Able Seaman (AB) Knight and AB Hart Rear, from left: LS Mullaney, AB Smith, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Winston and CPO Holmes.

Living Navy Values is a clear and consistent message in HMAS Success, and it was in that spirit that the ship’s company gathered for a special morning tea to celebrate International Women’s Day.

New recruits find their feet

Published on by LEUT Melissa Cowling (author), ABML-C Daniel Hancock (photographer)

The first group of recruits for Shipp Division arrive at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus.  (photo: ABML-C Daniel Hancock)

The first group of recruits for Shipp Division arrive at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus.

On the 3 February, 90 brand new recruits joined the Navy. They arrived at the Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, at HMAS Cerberus, from Darwin, Hobart, Sydney, Perth and everywhere in between to begin an 11-week journey to become sailors.

DCN delivers firm social media warning

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy uses Facebook. (photo: Petty Officer Paul Berry)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy uses Facebook.

The Deputy Chief of Navy has reminded all Navy people of their responsibilities when using social media. 

Navy recognised for affecting positive cultural change

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen (right) and Captain Mark Hill with the ACT Government Partners in Prevention Award, presented to the Royal Australian Navy. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael van Balen (right) and Captain Mark Hill with the ACT Government Partners in Prevention Award, presented to the Royal Australian Navy.

The Royal Australian Navy’s efforts to stamp out violence against women and effect positive cultural change were recognised last week at the ACT Government’s Partners in Prevention Awards.

Navy values inspire Sensis Yellow Pages

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

L-R: Mr Paul Brown, Ms Christy Standen, Ms Dianne Sullivan, Mr Paul Whittingham during their tour on board HMAS Parramatta. (photo: Unknown)

L-R: Mr Paul Brown, Ms Christy Standen, Ms Dianne Sullivan, Mr Paul Whittingham during their tour on board HMAS Parramatta.

Six members from Sensis Newcastle were given the opportunity to visit Garden Island and tour HMAS Parramatta, after they won an internal competition, inspired by Navy Values.

New Generation Navy helps people to communicate well and regularly

Published on by Ms Eliza Bavin (author)

WO Darren Murray having a performance conversation with LS David Broadhurst in front of tool control. (photo: WO Darren Murray)

WO Darren Murray having a performance conversation with LS David Broadhurst in front of tool control.

Over the past 18 months, the New Generation Navy's Embed Signature Behaviours Team has delivered Crucial Performance Conversations Courses across Australia to help Navy people to communicate more effectively.

HMAS Cerberus: recognising local accomplishments

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus, CMDR Michael Oborn, RAN (centre) presents the Australian Defence Medal to members, from left, AB Drysdale, AB Clark, AB Shipman and AB Sherrin, during HMAS Cerberus' monthly morning tea held at the Warrant Officer and Senior Sailors Mess. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus, CMDR Michael Oborn, RAN (centre) presents the Australian Defence Medal to members, from left, AB Drysdale, AB Clark, AB Shipman and AB Sherrin, during HMAS Cerberus' monthly morning tea held at the Warrant Officer and Senior Sailors Mess.

Fifty seven Navy members were recognised for significant milestones in their careers during a Promotions and Awards Ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus recently.