Topic: HMAS Cerberus

The Saints go marching - at Cerberus

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Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Tamara Prins puts members of St Kilda Football Club's Emerging Leaders group to the test as they work together for their team building activity at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Tamara Prins puts members of St Kilda Football Club's Emerging Leaders group to the test as they work together for their team building activity at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus, in Victoria, has earned the title ‘Cradle of the Navy’ through 95 years of training sailors. Recently, Cerberus had the opportunity to run an intensive camp for the St Kilda Football Club’s emerging leaders, giving them a taste of training, Navy style.

Seizing the mo-ment

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The handover of funds raised by the Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course (IPRC) at Both Watches Cafe of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

From the left: Petty Officer Mark Woodhouse; Private Jessica McCormack;
Sue Guiney (Navy Canteens); Henry Burns (IPRC Winner of the Moustache Challenge); Sergeant Ben Vickery and; Kym Kepple. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

The handover of funds raised by the Indigenous Pre Recruitment Course (IPRC) at Both Watches Cafe of HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. From the left: Petty Officer Mark Woodhouse; Private Jessica McCormack; Sue Guiney (Navy Canteens); Henry Burns (IPRC Winner of the Moustache Challenge); Sergeant Ben Vickery and; Kym Kepple.

It seems the six-week Indigenous Pre-Recruitment Course at HMAS Cerberus is more than a great place for young Indigenous Australians to grow confidence about future Defence careers. The course also appears to be a great place to grow moustaches.

Cerberus marches with the community for White Ribbon Movement

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Members of the male community of Hastings take the 'Oath' during the the White Ribbon Day march through High Street of Hastings, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Members of the male community of Hastings take the 'Oath' during the the White Ribbon Day march through High Street of Hastings, Victoria.

At HMAS Cerberus, sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen took to the streets of Hastings to march alongside Police, Fire Fighters, SES, Ambulance, community groups and primary school students, to show their support for White Ribbon Day.

Cerberus swimmers compete for title

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The men's 100 metre freestyle heat starts during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Gymnasium Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

The men's 100 metre freestyle heat starts during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at the Cerberus Gymnasium Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

Sailors, soldiers and airmen and women competed in the HMAS Cerberus annual swimming carnival in early August.

Cerberus rugby in title chance

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Seaman Star Nelson Gibuma of the HMAS Cerberus Rugby Union Team runs with the ball against Bendigo in the Second Division B Grand Final match held at Box Hill, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Seaman Star Nelson Gibuma of the HMAS Cerberus Rugby Union Team runs with the ball against Bendigo in the Second Division B Grand Final match held at Box Hill, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus’ rugby team came tantalisingly close to stamping their mark on Victorian rugby after making it to the Victorian Rugby Union Division 2B grand final on 15 August in Box Hill.

Cerberus plays for pink

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HMAS Cerberus and St Kilda City Australian Rules Football Clubs line up for the coin toss conducted by Kay McAuliffe at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

HMAS Cerberus and St Kilda City Australian Rules Football Clubs line up for the coin toss conducted by Kay McAuliffe at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Club hosted its second annual ‘Pink Round’ on 9 May raising funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Network of Australia.

On your marks…

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Seaman* Electronic Technician Bradley Stevens coming over the line fist in the Open Male division of the Cross County run held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: )

Seaman* Electronic Technician Bradley Stevens coming over the line fist in the Open Male division of the Cross County run held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The 2015 HMAS Cerberus Cross Country Championships were held on 18 March involving more than 650 Defence members. Cerberus is Navy’s largest tri-service training establishment, and the annual event lets Defence members from all three services and specialisations pit their fitness against their colleagues in fun way while keeping up the long held tradition of competing for the Grey Smith Cup.

HMAS Cerberus on parade

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Reviewing Officer, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN, is given an 'Eyes Right' during Ceremonial Divisions, held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Reviewing Officer, Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN, is given an 'Eyes Right' during Ceremonial Divisions, held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

More than 700 sailors, soldiers, airmen and women stood proudly on parade at HMAS Cerberus to observe the tradition of Ceremonial Divisions on 13 March.

Cerberus Naval Police - the modern ‘village copper’

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HMAS Cerberus Naval Police Coxswains and Victoria Police from Frankston in front of the Frankston Police Station, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

HMAS Cerberus Naval Police Coxswains and Victoria Police from Frankston in front of the Frankston Police Station, Victoria.

The Naval Police Coxswains at HMAS Cerberus have a big responsibility as they ensure the 2000 plus Cerberus personnel are properly educated on their rights and responsibilities as Defence Force members and Victorian residents.

HMAS Cerberus Welcomes Country

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Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater OAM, RAN (left) and Local Elder and CEO of the Boonwurrung Foundation, Aunty Carolyn Briggs, unveil the Acknowledgment of Country plaque at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater OAM, RAN (left) and Local Elder and CEO of the Boonwurrung Foundation, Aunty Carolyn Briggs, unveil the Acknowledgment of Country plaque at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus gathered its people to recognise the traditional owners of the Cerberus land by officially unveiling an Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians plaque, observing a Welcome to Country and being part of an Indigenous smoking ceremony.