(This image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). L-R: CDTAB Georgina Cox (TS Henty), Cadet Leading Seaman Ivy O’Halloran (TS Albury), and Cadet Petty Officer Shanelle Baker (TS Tamar) remove a propeller from a tapered shaft in the training ship the former MV Stephen Brown.
Earlier this year, before physical distancing was required, eighteen Navy Cadets from around Australia successfully navigated a series of maritime duties and drills in a three-day training camp aimed at giving them hands-on experience of what it’s like to work in the Royal Australian Navy.
Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance Executive Assistant Kerryne Herridge (front left) and WAMA Alliance General Manager Russell Parker (front right) with (back row L-R) WAMA Office Services Manager Adam McLachlan; Asset Lifecycle Technical Officer Jason Phillips; and Anzac Ships Project Office Director Gary Watson at the WAMA Alliance office in Rockingham, WA.
The Warship Asset Management Agreement Alliance, also known as WAMA, has reached a significant milestone in charity donations through its Team Anzac Charity Canteen.
The Australian White Ensign flies permanently at the HMAS Sydney (II) Memorial at Geraldton, Western Australia.
Sydney (II) Memorial at Geraldton in WA has become a place of pilgrimage for 65,000 visitors each year, and a recent decision by the Chief of Navy has added a final special touch to the important commemorative site.
Australian Defence members of HMAS Cerberus conducting the 42km run for the Soldier On Anzac Marathon during Anzac Day at Cerberus Gymnasium, Victoria.
Cerberus hosted an Anzac Day fundraiser for Soldier On on 25 April, led by Cerberus’ Physical Training Instructors and conducted outside the base’s gymnasium facility.
Able Seaman Cooper Blackwood and his partner, Able Seaman Sarah Horn, in Brisbane after Cooper's holiday accident in Bali.
Enjoying a break from their ship by the pool of a resort, a well-earned holiday in Bali turned tragic for a young Navy couple when water-lover Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Cooper Blackwood dived into the resort pool to cool down.
(Please note that this image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). Commanding Officer HMAS Waterhen, Commander Rick Westoby, OAM, RAN, with Royal Australian Navy Veteran Geoffrey Johnson in the wardroom at HMAS Waterhen, Sydney.
War veterans from Navy, Army and Air Force recently took a tour of HMAS
Waterhen as it held its inaugural Veterans Day.
(Please note that this image was taken before COVID-19 social distancing restrictions were put in place). Attendees at the Ashes Laying Ceremony for the late Mr Matthew Byers at the Bomaderry Aboriginal Children’s Home: Aunty Christine Blakeney and Uncle Willy Dixon (centre); Pastor Ray Minniecon (second from right); and Navy Diversity and Inclusion Project Officer - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Chief Petty Officer Tina Elliott (right); with personnel from HMAS Albatross and the Defence Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network - Shoalhaven Chapter.
Members of the Defence Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network - Shoalhaven Chapter and the HMAS
Albatross Command team recently attended an Ashes Laying Ceremony at the Bomaderry Aboriginal Children’s Home.
HMAS Moreton and Navy Community Engagement personnel with local Councillor for the Morningside Ward in the Brisbane City Council area, Ms Kara Cook, during the Clean Up Australia activity at Bulimba.
Moreton and Navy Community Engagement staff pulled on their gloves for a Clean Up Australia activity at Bulimba, adjacent to the Brisbane River.
Personnel from the HMAS Albatross Command Team and women from the Supported Accommodation and Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra (SAHSSI) do the ‘Each for Equal’ gesture - symbolising the campaign for a gender equal world.
Albatross Command Team marked International Women’s Day 2020 by reaching out to women in the local community whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence.
L-R: BlazeAid team leader, Lindsay 'Co' Cosgrove; Chief Petty Officer Amy Gale; Petty Officer Chris Leibick; Claremont property owner Chris Bright; and Lieutenant Commander Dale Young take a break from repairing fences on Claremont, a property affected by the 2019/2020 bushfires close to Adelong, NSW.
Some 200 kilometres from the nearest ocean, the NSW town of Adelong played host to a team of 16 Officers and Sailors from Navy People Group who wanted to help people in the fire-affected region.