Topic: Navy Indigenous Development Program
Twenty-one Indigenous recruits consisting of 12 females and 9 males, ranging in age from 18 to 30, enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy on 13 February, as part of the Navy Indigenous Development Program.
Eighteen recruits graduated from Navy’s Indigenous Development Program at HMAS Cairns in December, and friends, family and senior officers were there to congratulate them on their accomplishments.
Navy, Army and Air Force personnel were in attendance at the 20th Garma Festival in Gulkula, north-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory earlier this month.
Eleven Indigenous young men and women graduated from Navy Recruit training in one hit on 13 October in front of family, friends and the Chief of Navy.