Topic: HMAS Cerberus

Joining forces - proactive policing at HMAS Cerberus

Published on by PONPC Erin Coates (author and photographer)

Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Michael Cross conducting Random Breath Testing, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: PO Erin Coats)

Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Michael Cross conducting Random Breath Testing, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The HMAS Cerberus Naval Police Coxswains Office has been making moves toward proactive policing and has joined forces with specialist policing agencies to help steer the right course for education, awareness and prevention. Their motto: “Proactive, not Reactive Policing”.

Leading by a nose

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater OAM, RAN; along with Mr John Harrison; Ships Warrant Officer HMAS Cerberus, Warrant Officer Brendan Woodsell, OAM; and trainees and staff from the Engineering Facility don red noses to help support Red Nose Day, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Stephen Bowater OAM, RAN; along with Mr John Harrison; Ships Warrant Officer HMAS Cerberus, Warrant Officer Brendan Woodsell, OAM; and trainees and staff from the Engineering Facility don red noses to help support Red Nose Day, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

More than 340 men and women of HMAS Cerberus opted for a red ‘nose job’ to show the people of Victoria it’s a painless and fun way to support the SIDS and Kids Red Nose Day on 27 June.

Sailors test their courage to board from above

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (author)

Members of 808 Squadron and members of HMAS Cerberus Boatswain facility Basic Fast Rope Course (CC100113/Session 149) utilise one of the Navy's MRH-90 Taipan aircraft to Fast Rope onto the training field at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Members of 808 Squadron and members of HMAS Cerberus Boatswain facility Basic Fast Rope Course (CC100113/Session 149) utilise one of the Navy's MRH-90 Taipan aircraft to Fast Rope onto the training field at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

One of the Royal Australian Navy’s new MRH-90 helicopters recently supported the Basic Fast Rope Course at HMAS Cerberus. The 40 course members who took part in the rigorous assessment had to overcome the challenge of sliding down a rope to disembark a helicopter in hover.

Popcorn, ice cream, movies - a recipe for family fun at Cerberus

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Defence families at 'A Day at the Movies' hosted by Defence Community Organisation (DCO) out the front of the HMAS Cerberus cinema at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Defence families at 'A Day at the Movies' hosted by Defence Community Organisation (DCO) out the front of the HMAS Cerberus cinema at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

HMAS Cerberus and the Cerberus Defence Community Organisation hosted a day of movies, popcorn and fantastic face painting for Defence families as part of National Families Week in May.

Cerberus Dogs go for pink

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

HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Team and Endeavour Hills compete for the ball during the Pink Sports Day match held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

HMAS Cerberus Australian Rules Football Team and Endeavour Hills compete for the ball during the Pink Sports Day match held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

The Cerberus Dogs Australian Rules Football Team added a new colour to their usual blue and white uniform when they recently took to the field against Endeavour Hills in a Southern Football League clash.

The past welcomes Navy’s future

Published on by WO Vaughan King (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, RAN greets special guest Mr David Manning at the Emms Division graduation Parade. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Commodore Training, Commodore Michael Rothwell, RAN greets special guest Mr David Manning at the Emms Division graduation Parade.

When General Entry 319, Emms Division, graduated from the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus recently, there was a very special guest in the audience whose presence made the graduates stand a little taller than usual. 

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.

The Red Cross Calling Defence Force Challenge is on again

Published on by Ms Nicole Baker (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Seaman Star Lanna de La Torre (left) presents a cheque to the Senior Community Fundraising Executive of the Australian Red Cross, Nicole Baker to assist in the relief of the 2013 NSW bushfires at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Seaman Star Lanna de La Torre (left) presents a cheque to the Senior Community Fundraising Executive of the Australian Red Cross, Nicole Baker to assist in the relief of the 2013 NSW bushfires at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Australian Red Cross has a long standing relationship with the ADF and by participating in Red Cross Calling, Defence Force Bases support the vital work Red Cross does, such as providing aid to the victims of bushfires and other natural disasters.

A notable parade

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

The graduating engineering officers from RMIT form the guard of honour for the Combined RMIT Graduation Parade and Ceremonial Divisions at HMAS Cerberus. (photo: )

The graduating engineering officers from RMIT form the guard of honour for the Combined RMIT Graduation Parade and Ceremonial Divisions at HMAS Cerberus.

HMAS Cerberus recently held its final Ceremonial Divisions parade of 2013, combined with the graduation of eleven RMIT Engineering Officers who proudly made up the Guard, which was inspected by the Reviewing Officer, newly promoted Rear Admiral Michael Noonan.

Teamwork a winner at Navy Boot Camp

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOMUSN Danny Mulheron (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Students from schools across Victoria experience the leak stop and repair facility at HMAS Cerberus in the Royal Australian Navy during their Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Students from schools across Victoria experience the leak stop and repair facility at HMAS Cerberus in the Royal Australian Navy during their Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp.

The Navy Community Engagement Program - Victoria hosted the annual Naval Gazing Secondary Schools Boot Camp at HMAS Cerberus from 3-5 December 2013.