When the Chief of Navy recently led a delegation to a remote Indigenous community, they received a truly Australian welcome.
Personnel from units and squadrons at RAAF Base Pearce gathered for the unveiling of a series of artworks painted by local Noongar artist Kevin Bynder.
RAAF Base Darwin’s No.13 Squadron (City of Darwin) marked the start of National Reconciliation Week 2022 with the Larrakia People by sharing a cuppa and having a yarn.
Sailors from the Navy’s Diversity Reference Group had the rare opportunity to be welcomed by the Yolngu clan in East Arnhem Land and reinforce a shared connection to the sea.
For Widjabul Wijabul and Kanaka soldier Lance Corporal Jamaya Gray, National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is an invitation for all Australians to understand and share culture, and to work together to achieve reconciliation.
Building bridges between Navy and the world’s oldest surviving culture is a full-time job for Petty Office Jordon Bradshaw, and one he says is “vital” for reconciliation within Defence.
Leading Aircraftman Raymond Solinas, a Ngugi and Kaantju man from Cairns, is proud of his family’s history and service to Defence.
For more than a hundred years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have proudly served in the Australian Defence Force and across Defence enhancing our capability.
Darren Moffitt didn’t think his first batch of Indigenous artwork was very special. He painted to pass time in hospital and stored it under the bed after getting home, until friends discovered it during a barbeque.