Topic: Diversity and Inclusivity
HMAS Cerberus Chaplaincy Centre Coordinator Chaplain Grant Ludlow addresses attendees at the official opening of the Multi-Faith Prayer Room.
Cerberus has officially opened the latest addition to their personnel support facilities, supporting and acknowledging the religious beliefs and needs of our people.
Lieutenant Justin Hunter was awarded Growing Strong Award for Indigenous registrar of the year.
Lieutenant Justin Hunter always knew he wanted to give back to his community, and he found a path to do so when he joined the Australian Defence Force and began training in health care.
Commander Gregory Davison of the Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit in HMAS Albatross, says Navy people should celebrate the progress our service has made in promoting a better culture in recent years.
Building the best team possible through means of respect, diversity and inclusion is among the top priorities for Commander Gregory Davison.
Published on November 28, 2020 by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW.
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Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.
L-R: Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef William Nicolaidis; Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Teneille Francis; Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Hudson Anu; former Deputy Officer of the Navy Indigenous Development Program, Lieutenant Commander Richard Unwin; and Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaylin Coleman stand on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020 off the Queensland coast.
Indigenous sailors in HMAS
Adelaide will be swapping stories and celebrating their culture with the rest of the ship’s company to mark NAIDOC Week, 8-15 November.
Staff Officer Navy Indigenous Affairs, Lieutenant Damian Briggs, at Reconciliation Place, Canberra.
While Lieutenant Damian Briggs has always known he was Indigenous, it is not something he embraced until recently. In a chance encounter last month at HMAS
Albatross, he met Del Bryon and discovered their grandmothers were sisters.
Staff Officer Navy Indigenous Affairs Lieutenant Damian Briggs, left, and Navy Indigenous Champion Commodore Mal Wise participate in a smoking ceremony in Barton, Canberra.
Rain did not dampen the desire for the Canberra community and Navy representatives to come together during NAIDOC Week at a public smoking ceremony at National Circuit in Barton.
L-R: Royal Australian Navy sailors Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel; Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Braydon Bux; Seaman Gap Year Josh Agland; Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Saje Wilson; and Petty Officer Cryptological Systems Supervisor Thai-Britney Demos on the Welcome to the Country Tour at La Perouse, NSW.
During NAIDOC Week, Navy people in Sydney from all backgrounds were offered the hands-on opportunity to learn about native sustenance and pharmaceuticals from an Indigenous expert.
November 13, 2020 by LEUT Tanalee Smith and MIDN Jack Meadows (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)
Indigenous artist William Barton and Petty Officer Boatswains Mate Jordon Bradshaw celebrating NAIDOC Week 2020 by playing the Song 'Remembrance' on their didgeridoos onboard HMAS Parramatta, in Sydney.
The ship’s company of HMAS
Parramatta participated in a solemn and interactive morning learning more about Indigenous culture in an event commemorating NAIDOC Week 2020.
Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division are also graduates from the Defence Indigenous Development Program.
Hard work and determination paid off for recruits from the Navy Indigenous Development Program and Indigenous Pre-Recruit Program as they recently graduated from Recruit School at HMAS