Topic: Health, Fitness and Wellbeing
Life at sea in the Navy can be challenging and achieving the simplest tasks can be a difficult undertaking, not the least of all keeping fit and healthy. Men’s Health Week presents an excellent opportunity to look at how the men and women of the Navy maintain fitness at sea.
HMAS Sirius hosted a representative from Beyond Blue and the mental health staff from HMAS Stirling onboard in April, to donate a fundraising cheque for $2000 dollars, share a BBQ and have a general meet and greet.
What do Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Rear Admiral Ken Doolan (Ret’d), Kylie Minogue, John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes and Guy Sebastian have in common? On Wednesday 23 April we found out.
HMAS Stirling’s Navy Community Engagement Program team and a number of submariner trainees recently took part in the KidsMatter Community Expo at Rockingham Beach Primary School.
Attending opening night of the Australian Defence Force Theatre project, The Long Way Home, was a challenging experience for Leading Seaman Daniel Cunningham who has a special insight into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Chaplains made history on Sunday 24 November when two church parades were held for the first time in HMAS Tobruk.
The new Australian Defence Force in-patient facility at St Luke's Hospital in Potts Point - also known as the ADF Ward - has officially opened for business.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Physical Training Instructors at Fleet Base East, Sydney have given readers some advice on how to stay ‘ship shape’ during the Christmas and New Year holiday this year.
‘Healthy body, healthy mind’ was the theme of this year’s Mental Health Day, and the crew of HMAS Ballarat took this theme seriously on 15 October 2013.
Members of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force are getting the chance to explore their spiritual fitness, participating in the Australian Defence Force ‘Faith Under Fire’ course being offered by HMAS Choules Padre, Chaplain Ian Lindsay.