Topic: Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP)

Italgal man proud of role in shipbuilding program

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Ben Robinson (author), LACW Jacqueline Forrester (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jimmy Savage with future HMAS Arafura at the Osborne Naval Shipyard. (photo: LACW Jacqueline Forrester)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jimmy Savage with future HMAS Arafura at the Osborne Naval Shipyard.

As the nation works its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jimmy Savage has demonstrated a commitment to Australia and the local community in his role at the Osborne Naval Ship Yard in South Australia.

Navy recognised for building inclusive workplace

Published on by LEUT John Cole (author)

CAPT Charlie Stephenson, Director General Navy Communication and Coordination, members of the Diversity and Inclusion Council and graduates and staff from the Navy Indigenous Development Program accept the finalist award on behalf of Navy. (photo: )

CAPT Charlie Stephenson, Director General Navy Communication and Coordination, members of the Diversity and Inclusion Council and graduates and staff from the Navy Indigenous Development Program accept the finalist award on behalf of Navy.

Navy’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognised at the Australian Human Resources Institute Awards in Melbourne.

Waterhen supports Indigenous program

Published on by LCDR Alan Parton (author)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour. (photo: Unknown)

Students from the Defence Indigenous Development Program and Chief Petty Officer Trevor Maybir pose for a picture with HMAS Gascoyne Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Alan Parton, RAN outside the ship, following a tour.

Recruits from the Defence Indigenous Development Program got a chance to take a closer look at what life is like onboard a Royal Australian Navy minehunter, when sixteen participants visited Sydney recently.

Sailing to new heights through youth leadership program

Published on by Jennifer Reilly (author)

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The national Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour arrived back in Cairns on 4 August crewed by 24 youths from across Australia. The young Australians sailed the square-rigged tall ship on an 11-day voyage out of Cairns, completing the Young Endeavour Youth Development Program.

Indigenous youth set sail in STS Young Endeavour

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mrs Erin McAuley (author)

STS Young Endeavour Youth Crew Member Jessica Lowth receives her Certificate of Completion from Lieutenant Adam Farley RAN, Commanding Officer STS Young Endeavour. (photo: Unknown )

STS Young Endeavour Youth Crew Member Jessica Lowth receives her Certificate of Completion from Lieutenant Adam Farley RAN, Commanding Officer STS Young Endeavour.

A recent graduate of the Defence Indigenous Development Program and a Navy Cadet from Esperance in Western Australia were amongst the excited young crew who embarked on an 11 day adventure at sea when Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour departed Cairns on 25 July.

Proud day for new recruits

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) celebrate by throwing their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, HMAS Cairns, Qld.

Twenty two indigenous recruits from across Australia graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program – Navy (DIDP-N) at HMAS Cairns earlier this month.
 

Indigenous graduates test Navy careers

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Carl Capper, RAN, awards Recruit George Gabey with his graduation certificate during the graduation ceremony for the Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns, Queensland. (photo: LSIS Kayla Hayes)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Carl Capper, RAN, awards Recruit George Gabey with his graduation certificate during the graduation ceremony for the Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns, Queensland.

Seventeen Recruits stood tall in front of friends and family on 16 December, at a ceremony to recognise their graduation from the fourth iteration of the Navy-led Defence Indigenous Development Program.

Koori carnival creates community

Published on by MAJ Felicity Hamblin (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

The Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Association Guyala Sea Hawks players from both the mens and the womans teams at the Koori carnival held at Bendigo, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

The Australian Defence Force Australian Rules Association Guyala Sea Hawks players from both the mens and the womans teams at the Koori carnival held at Bendigo, Victoria.

Thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander footballers from around Australia converged on Bendigo over 17-18 October for the Koori carnival, an indigenous Australian rules footy competition featuring the first Australian Defence Force indigenous team.

Navy careers for Indigenous personnel

Published on by CPOML-SC Tony Thomas (author and photographer)

Army Defence Indigenous Development Program members have been offered Navy employment positions, from left, Private Edith Wasiu, Private Morrison Pearson and Private Isabel Mosby. (photo: CPOML-SC Tony Thomas)

Army Defence Indigenous Development Program members have been offered Navy employment positions, from left, Private Edith Wasiu, Private Morrison Pearson and Private Isabel Mosby.

Three trainees from the recent Army variant of the Defence Indigenous Development Program have ‘jumped ship’ and been offered employment with the Navy. The trainees have been under training since April and are due to graduate at the end of this month.

'Aye' on Indigenous development

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Rob Valler (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Director General Capability Work Stream Commodore Robert Morrison, CSC, RAN, presents graduation certificates to the graduates of the third Navy Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Director General Capability Work Stream Commodore Robert Morrison, CSC, RAN, presents graduation certificates to the graduates of the third Navy Defence Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns.

Fifteen more Recruits from Navy's Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July.