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Quilts have deployed personnel covered

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author)

Warrant Officer of the Air Force, Rob Swanwick; Ms Jan-Maree Ball, Coordinator Aussie hero Quilts; and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Gary Wight at the HMAS Harman reception for Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags) at the Bonshaw Mess. (photo: Unknown)

Warrant Officer of the Air Force, Rob Swanwick; Ms Jan-Maree Ball, Coordinator Aussie hero Quilts; and Warrant Officer of the Navy, Gary Wight at the HMAS Harman reception for Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags) at the Bonshaw Mess.

Canberra base HMAS Harman welcomed representatives from ‘Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags)’ during reception at the Bonshaw Mess recently to thank them for their support to members deployed overseas.

Rankin team treks for health

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOCISSM Anthony O’Riley (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Commanding Officer, Commander Doug Theobald (right), and the organiser of the trek, Chief of the Boat, Chief Petty Officer Communication & Information Systems Anthony O'Riley, completing the last section of the Bibbulman Track Foundation near the Mundaring Weir Hotel in Kalamunda. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commanding Officer, Commander Doug Theobald (right), and the organiser of the trek, Chief of the Boat, Chief Petty Officer Communication & Information Systems Anthony O'Riley, completing the last section of the Bibbulman Track Foundation near the Mundaring Weir Hotel in Kalamunda.

The submariners in HMAS Rankin have completed a month-long adventure training exercise that took them from Kalamunda to Albany, in Western Australia, and also raised money for a very worthy cause.

HMAS Melbourne tests endurance

Published on by LCDR Julian Brett (author), Unknown (photographer)

(L-R) Sub Lieutenant Katrina Burkett, Able Seaman Jacob Macgregor, Able Seaman Blake Ridge and Chief Petty Officer Len Harrison take time out for photo on the Oxfam Trail Walk Challenge. (photo: Unknown)

(L-R) Sub Lieutenant Katrina Burkett, Able Seaman Jacob Macgregor, Able Seaman Blake Ridge and Chief Petty Officer Len Harrison take time out for photo on the Oxfam Trail Walk Challenge.

A four-person team from the ship's company of HMAS Melbourne raised $3,000 when they pushed their personal limits in the Oxfam Australia 100 kilometre Trail Walk Challenge. 

HMAS Darwin giving back

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Jason O’Gorman (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Joshua Scanlon presents a cheque to Mr Alex Green from the Sir David Martin Foundation (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Joshua Scanlon presents a cheque to Mr Alex Green from the Sir David Martin Foundation

More than $36,000 was presented to worthy charities as a result of HMAS Darwin’s fundraising efforts during the frigate's recent Operation MANITOU deployment.

Canberra helps celebrate centenary of service

Published on by Mr Stephen Henderson (author), Unknown (photographer)

RSL Centenary canvas bag and small medalions (photo: Unknown)

RSL Centenary canvas bag and small medalions

HMAS Canberra is putting her considerable weight behind the Returned and Services League of Australia as they celebrate their Centenary Year in 2016.

Sydney (II) remembered 75 years on

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), Mr Ben Teo (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Catafalque Party at the HMAS Sydney (II) commemorative service in Carnarvon, WA. (photo: BEN TEO)

Royal Australian Navy Catafalque Party at the HMAS Sydney (II) commemorative service in Carnarvon, WA.

Commemorations were held for the 75th Anniversary of the loss of HMAS Sydney (II) over the weekend 19-20 November in Carnarvon and Geraldton, in Western Australia.

Navy flies the flag for White Ribbon Day

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Members of HMAS Stirling, with cardboard cut-outs of women which represent victims of domestic violence, in support of White Ribbon on HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Members of HMAS Stirling, with cardboard cut-outs of women which represent victims of domestic violence, in support of White Ribbon on HMAS Stirling Quarterdeck, Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy has marked White Ribbon Day with events around the country to highlight Defence’s commitment to the White Ribbon campaign and Defence’s own cultural change programs. 

Solemn seas for Warramunga

Published on by Lieutenant Andrew Harvey (author), CPOEW Martin Anderson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga during her transit to South East Asia. (photo: CPOEW Martin Anderson)

HMAS Warramunga during her transit to South East Asia.

HMAS Warramunga transited the Sunda Strait on Remembrance Day, where Australian light cruiser HMAS Perth I was lost in 1942..

Remote Remembrance Day for Navy in Queensland

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Nick Robinson (author), Unknown (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson with recipients of the Long Tan Awards in Cooktown, Queensland. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson with recipients of the Long Tan Awards in Cooktown, Queensland.

HMAS Cairns took a northern outlook this year for Remembrance Day activities, sending Lieutenant Commander Ian Jackson, to Cooktown.

Traditional owners acknowledged at logistics base

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Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit - West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Veterans Association of WA Ms Dianne Ryder, and Aboriginal Elder Barbara Kickett unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the traditional owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement of Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks, WA. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit - West Commander Sean Noble, RAN, with President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Veterans Association of WA Ms Dianne Ryder, and Aboriginal Elder Barbara Kickett unveil a plaque to commemorate the link between the traditional owners and Defence at the Acknowledgement of Country ceremony and celebration of the 28th birthday of Palmer Barracks, WA.

The Commanding Officer of Joint Logistics Unit - West, Commander Sean Noble, has formally recognised traditional land custodians as part of the Defence Indigenous Reconciliation Program in ceremony at one of Australia's longest standing military establishments.