HMAS Albatross usually marks National Reconciliation Week by hosting and participating in a range of community events throughout the Shoalhaven, but distancing requirements meant personnel had to consider how to embrace the 2020 theme ‘In This Together’ while physically being apart.
The Royal Australian Navy’s ‘battle tanker’ HMAS Success kicked off the recent National Reconciliation Week with a special didgeridoo performance during a replenishment with the Spanish Armada's ESPS Cristobal Colon.
Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer)
National Reconciliation Week was marked across Australia at the end of May and at HMAS Stirling personnel gathered in respect of the traditional custodians of the region and to celebrate Navy's Indigenous serving members.
Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author and photographer)
The Australian Defence Force has celebrated Australian National Reconciliation Week at its headquarters in Canberra with a keynote address by Mr Jeremy Donovan, a Kuku-Yalanji descendent from far North Queensland.
Published on by ABIS Kathy Tuddenham (photographer)
Defence kicked off National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrations in Canberra with an inaugural Keynote Address, delivered this year by Army Australian Defence Force Academy Officer Cadet Thomas Boase, a member of the Wakka Wakka people from Brisbane.