L-R: MIDN Jared Curtis, MIDN James Ralston, MIDN Nathan Woodcock, MIDN Thandi Murada, MIDN Abby Templar, MIDN Scarlett Lockyer and MIDN Jacob Freeman recently embarked in HMAS Anzac for a sea-ride in the Western Australian Exercise Area.
A group of Midshipmen comprised of both Gap Year and Permanent Navy Officers recently embarked in HMAS
Anzac for a taste of life at sea.
Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division, from left, Recruit Electronics Technician Kye Burgess; Recruit Electronics Technician Nahum Pascoe; Recruit Communications and Information Systems Mitchell Parnell; and Recruit Marine Technician Todd Marriott, all attended the same high school, Shalom College in Bundaberg, Qld.
Recruit Training School at HMAS
Cerberus graduated a further 109 Sailors in September from General Entry 384 Rogers Division.
September 07, 2020 by SBLT Benjamin Page (author), LCDR Sean Aitken (photographer), LEUT Breece Gevaux (photographer), LSCD Dragan Ivanovic (photographer), ASLT Emma Bennett (photographer)
HMAS Gascoyne departing HMAS Waterhen to conduct work ups as part of her Unit Readiness Evaluation.
Gascoyne has recently completed her unit readiness evaluation in Jervis Bay, living up to her motto and ‘returning to the sea’.
HMAS Leeuwin at Mission Beach off the coast of Queensland.
Leeuwin has spent two weeks conducting intensive training and evaluation in beautiful weather off Mission Beach, 140km south of Cairns, in preparation for operational taskings later this year.
Leading Seaman Emma Stewart instructs a class after gaining the Navy and ADF Instructor proficiencies at TA-AVN.
The challenges of 2020 have spurred multiple innovations in the way that Navy delivers training, ensuring that essential training continues to be delivered safely, and that Navy can meet strategic and operational workforce requirements.
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Cerys Zurek during a force protection exercise onboard HMAS Ballarat, off the coast of Jervis Bay, ACT.
Force protection training onboard HMAS
Ballarat has taken a lifesaving spin, with the Boatswain Mates treated to a dedicated exercise on how to save themselves, and their mates, while under battle fire.
Midshipman (MIDN) Gap Year Officer Victoria Shi; MIDN Gap Year Officer Dean Raguso; Able Seaman Electronics Technician (ABET) Ayden Paterson; and ABET Lukas Dybala participate in innovation training via the online learning platform ADELE.
Warfare Innovation Navy has launched an online resource bank, challenging Navy people to challenge themselves and innovate, in building towards a stronger fighting force.
Graduating member of General Entry 382 - Emms Division, Recruit Monique Murray during her Graduation Parade held at Recruit School in HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Australia has lived through some very tough times recently, but not even bushfires, flooding rains or a global pandemic have stopped one Blue Mountains resident from fulfilling her desire to challenge herself.
Midshipman Tiffany McCormack, at the Australian Defence Academy in Canberra.
The responsibilities of the Australian Defence Force Academy's Cadet Captain have come with different challenges this year, due to bushfires and COVID-19.
Weapons Electrical Engineer in-training Midshipman Rebecca Gonchee tests electrical resistance using a multimeter on her self-built breadboard at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.
University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australian Defence Force Academy's (ADFA) first virtual Open Day is now underway until Saturday 22 August 2020.