Topic: Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group

For Our Country

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Sarpeye dancers of the Australian Army's Charlie Company, 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment; and the Navy Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group at the dedication of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Sarpeye dancers of the Australian Army's Charlie Company, 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment; and the Navy Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group at the dedication of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

A new memorial honouring the service and sacrifices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders has been dedicated in the Sculpture Garden of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

International showcase brings nations together

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New Zealand sailors perform the Haka during the Exercise KAKADU 2018 International Cultural Festival held at the Darwin Cruise Ship Terminal. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

New Zealand sailors perform the Haka during the Exercise KAKADU 2018 International Cultural Festival held at the Darwin Cruise Ship Terminal.

All nations visiting Australia for Exercise KAKADU took some time during the harbour phase to share their cultural heritage in a showcase evening of performances, demonstrations and food.

Navies share people strategies

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The Royal Australian Navy Indigenous Performance Group, Bungaree, led by Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale, welcome Chief of Navy Personnel Vice Admiral Robert Burke USN and senior United States Navy staff, in their traditional energetic style by performing a

The Royal Australian Navy Indigenous Performance Group, Bungaree, led by Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale, welcome Chief of Navy Personnel Vice Admiral Robert Burke USN and senior United States Navy staff, in their traditional energetic style by performing a "cultural challenge" at the Russell Offices in Canberra.

United States Navy Vice Admiral Robert Burke kicked off a week of cultural talks recently with a traditional "cultural challenge" from Navy's indigenous performance group in Canberra. 

Indigenous heritage on show in Jakarta

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Members of the Royal Australian Navy’s Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group (from L to R) ABBM Arthur Bagie, ABBM Jiorde Lenroy, (back) ABBM Thomas Fuji and ABBM Alan Patterson conduct a welcome dance in front of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, during the opening ceremony for the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Bungaree dancers have just completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events (photo: Graham Crouch)

Members of the Royal Australian Navy’s Bungaree Indigenous Performance Group (from L to R) ABBM Arthur Bagie, ABBM Jiorde Lenroy, (back) ABBM Thomas Fuji and ABBM Alan Patterson conduct a welcome dance in front of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, during the opening ceremony for the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Bungaree dancers have just completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events

Navy’s Bungaree Dancers have recently completed a week-long visit to Jakarta, performing at several high profile events.

A time for family and to be proud

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Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas on board HMAS Parramatta.
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Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas on board HMAS Parramatta.

Able Seaman Alan Lucas joined the Navy from Redland Bay in South Queensland, and is looking forward to participating in this year’s NAIDOC week celebrations.

Connection to land and sea celebrated

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Bevan Smith from the Wiradjuri Echoes plays the Didgeridoo during the 2015 NAIDOC Week commemorative service held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.  (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Bevan Smith from the Wiradjuri Echoes plays the Didgeridoo during the 2015 NAIDOC Week commemorative service held at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Defence members and public servants came together at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on 8 July to commemorate the service and sacrifice of indigenous veterans.

Honouring Bungaree

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(l-r) Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaleb Cohen, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Arthur Bagie are part of the 'Bungaree' Performance Group at the opening ceremony of the Bungaree’s Farm art exhibition at Georges Heights, Sydney.


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(l-r) Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Kaleb Cohen, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Alan Lucas and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Arthur Bagie are part of the 'Bungaree' Performance Group at the opening ceremony of the Bungaree’s Farm art exhibition at Georges Heights, Sydney.

On 30 January the Navy Indigenous Performance Group 'Bungaree' was the centre of attention, performing a variety of dance routines at the official opening by Mosman Council of an exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary of the establishment of Bungaree's Farm at the Camouflage fuel tanks, Mosman, New South Wales.

Australia Day 2015 Honours - Diversity recognised

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Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: Mrs Lauren Larking)

Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Chief of Navy's Strategic Adviser on Indigenous Cultural Affairs, Chief Petty Officer Ray Rosendale, said being awarded a Conspicuous Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours List was a great honour and not one he would take lightly.

Defence depart Albany

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A family waves good bye to HMAS Arunta as the ship exits the Atatürk Channel at the conclusion of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

A family waves good bye to HMAS Arunta as the ship exits the Atatürk Channel at the conclusion of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event.

In the deep waters south of Albany, Australian, New Zealand and Japanese surface and air units will attempt to locate, identify and isolate a submarine as commemoration is replaced by warfare in the Southern Ocean.

Bungaree covers 'the place of rain'

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The Indigenous Performance Troupe, Bungaree, perform at the Community Concert as part of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

The Indigenous Performance Troupe, Bungaree, perform at the Community Concert as part of the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event.

The Royal Australian Navy Indigenous Performance Group, Bungaree, proudly entertained visitors in their traditional energetic style at different venues throughout the Albany Convoy Commemorative Event.