Personnel from the HMAS Albatross Command Team and women from the Supported Accommodation and Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra (SAHSSI) do the ‘Each for Equal’ gesture - symbolising the campaign for a gender equal world.
Albatross Command Team marked International Women’s Day 2020 by reaching out to women in the local community whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence.
L-R: BlazeAid team leader, Lindsay 'Co' Cosgrove; Chief Petty Officer Amy Gale; Petty Officer Chris Leibick; Claremont property owner Chris Bright; and Lieutenant Commander Dale Young take a break from repairing fences on Claremont, a property affected by the 2019/2020 bushfires close to Adelong, NSW.
Some 200 kilometres from the nearest ocean, the NSW town of Adelong played host to a team of 16 Officers and Sailors from Navy People Group who wanted to help people in the fire-affected region.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Rebekah Curry tries her hand at blind cricket at the Victoria Memorial School for the Blind during HMAS Toowoomba's port visit to Mumbai, India.
Fourteen sailors from HMAS
Toowoomba visited the Victoria Memorial School for the Blind during a recent port visit to Mumbai, India.
Volunteers from the Australian Maritime Warfare Centre (AMWC) spent a day helping with maintenance around The Infants’ Home in Ashfield, Sydney, the AMWC’s designated charity. L-R: Leading Seaman Stephen Davies-Griffith; Lieutenant Commander Chito Irlandez; Commander Michael Hicking and Able Seaman Royce Lee.
A working party from the Australian Maritime Warfare Centre recently lent a hand at The Infants’ Home in Ashfield, Sydney, carrying on a 50-year Navy tradition of support for the charity.
L-R: Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Submarines Larissa Maslin; Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Submarines Steve Merritt; Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Submarines Christian Thom; St Vincent de Paul Regional President Mr Edward Wolanski; Mrs Wendy Wolanski; and Mrs Lily Tan at Penola by the Sea Convent, Safety Bay in Western Australia with Submarine Forces donated goods.
In maintaining ties and involvement with the local community, members of the Submarine Force based at HMAS
Stirling in Western Australia recently gifted food and toys to the local St Vincent de Paul charity.
December 15, 2019 by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)
A member HMAS Canberra's ship's company abseils down the side of HMAS Canberra during a charity abseiling event.
It’s not every day that ship’s company gets to abseil down the side of one of the largest vessels ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy, but volunteers from HMAS
Canberra and HMAS Kuttabul did just that in the name of charity.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN and the youngest member of HMAS Cerberus, Seaman Trainee William Judd, together with Navy Canteens Manager Rhonda Gregg, cut the cake to celebrate Navy Canteen's 65th birthday, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
Navy Canteens has celebrated 65 years of enhancing the lives of Navy people and their families through the provision of morale and welfare services and support.
Executive Officer HMAS Sheean, Lieutenant Commander Daniel Booth, RAN (third from left) escorts members of the Young and Disengaged Youths Leadership Program and mentors from the Western Australia Police Force, and Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Ann Hooper (right) onboard HMAS Sheean during a recent visit to HMAS Stirling, WA.
‘Navy immersion’ has been added to the program of events of a Western Australian Police Force and City of Rockingham initiative that seeks to engage young people identified as being at risk of disengaging from school or the community.
Commanding Officer HMAS Choules, Commander Scott Houlihan, presents the Newcastle Senior School with a $10,000 donation of funds raised by the ship’s company.
Choules has added to the legacy left by decommissioned warship Newcastle in supporting the Newcastle Senior School by recently donating $10,000 for educational aids and new sports equipment.
L-R: Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling Captain Ansley Morthorpe, CSC, RAN; Naval Police Coxswains, Leading Seaman Cory Lewis and Able Seaman Jake Cattlin; John George and Cody Moorfoot from Willson's Security; and base firefighters, Jason Upton and Michael Williams at the Beach Emergency Number (BEN) sign located on the beach at Beagle Bay, Garden Island, WA.
In a combined effort from Navy, Parks and Wildlife Service and the Western Australian State Government, on-water safety has been greatly improved around Garden Island in Rockingham, Western Australia.