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VOLUME 37 No.8                                 Phone: (02) 359 2308 Fax : (02 ) 359 2199         a nd to serving personnel wherever they may be                                         May 6, 1994



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      BOlltld/or RIMPA C 94 are flMA S HOBART, HMA S SYDN EY, HMAS S UCCESS and HMAS DARWIN. (Picture by ABPH Darrell Yates 011 his first operatiollal assiglll1lelll).
                                                                        Full story page 16.
                                                                                                                                                                    IN
                                                                                                                                                                  ACTION
                                                                                                                                                                        FOR

  • DEFENCE'S SMART EDGE •                                           • MEETING THE •                                          • SHIP SURVIVABILITY •                           • TRIALS FOR NEW EQUIPMENT •                                       • EXERCISE ANALYSIS •                                          • MEASURING ·
                                                                 REQUIREMENTS OF THE ADF                                Recent confl icts have show n that a high               DSTO is an applied science organisa-                         DSTO 's ex ercise analyses are used to                              SEAWORTHINESS
                                                                                                                        level of combat survivability is assured if             tion and DSTO researchers go into the                        provide training feed back, assessment
                                                                In recent years, DSTO has put in place                  the ship and its crew are appropriately                 field to work alongside the ADF - fre-                       of tactics used and system performance                   DSTO ' s Aeronautical and Maritime
                                                                mechanisms to ensure that its research                  trained and prepared for combat. In                     quently during military exercises, some-                     under realistic operating conditions, as                 Research Laboratory (AMRL) and
                                                                work focuses on those areas which have                  recognising the value of its personnel as               times even into war zones, and for spe-                      well as comparison with system perfor-                   Monash Un iversity are taking part in a
                                                                been given the highest priority by its                  its most important resource , Navy is                   cific trials for proposed new equipment.                     mance predictions , manufacturer ' s                     new ioint proiect designed to measure
                                                                Defence organisation customers.                         working with DSTO in a number of                                                                                     claims and laboratory trial results. This                and ma intain the seaworthiness of ships
                                                                                                                        areas to enhance combat survivability of               The latest trial for Navy being conducted                     work also makes an important contribu-                   at sea. They are doing so as active
                                                                Called Program Improvement , DSTO                       its platforms.                                         by DSTO's Directorate of Trials is a new                      tion to the selection and operation of                   members of the Australian Maritime
                                                                involves customers more closely in it's                                                                        fleet broadcast receiver that is smaller                      maior maritime defence equipment.                        Eng i neeri ng Co-operative Resea rch
                                                                planning process and reports the results                Part of a broader work program is the                  and cheaper than present equipment.                                                                                    Centre . Other partners in the proiect
                                                                in the customer's language. It now pre-                 Ship Survivability Enhancement Program                 The receiver was originally developed                         The Sydney branch of DSTO's Maritime                     are BHP Research , BHP Transport, Lloyds
                                                                sents its program in terms of the applica-              (SSEP) which is a mix of full scale experi-            as a concept demonstrator by DSTO's                           Operotions Division has ana lysed mar-                   Register of Shipping (London) and IHI
                                                                tions which customers have for its work,                ments using the HMAS Derwent in near-                  Communications Division at Salisbury                          itime exercises for more than 25 years. It               Uapan) .
                                                                using five Fo rce Research Areas -                      operational condition after decommis-                  and transferred for further development                       has developed facilities which enable
                                                                Maritime , Land , Air, Policy and                       sioning in a series of destructive trials off          to Stanilite Electronics Pty Ltd .                            Navy personnel to readi ly access                        The ioint proiect , known as Hull
                                                                Command (POLCOM), and forward                           the West Australian coast later this year.                                                                           detailed reports containing reconstruc-                  Condition Monitoring Proiect, aims to
                                                                looking or enabling research .                                                                                 Called the UHF Satellite Broadcast                            tions of what happened , where and                       establish a set of reliable physical para-
                                                                                                                        The SSEP will take the opportunity of car-             Receiver System, it is designed to auto-                      when with narratives and plots; explana-                 meters for seaworthiness, and design a
                                                                POLCOM is a new grouping of cus-                        rying out unique large scale experiments               matically capture satellite messages to                       tions of why things happened and did                     reliable device that can be fitted to ships
                                                                tomers for DSTO. It draws together a                    which could not be performed in a labo-                specific Navy ships. After initial trials at                  not happen, including missed opportuni-                  to measure those parameters. The pro-
                                                                wide range of work from across DSTO                     ratory or on a 'live' ship, using a mix of             HMAS Harman, the receiver will under-                         ties; accumulation of statistics, calcula-               posed device will report in 'real-time' on
                                                                and supports a diverse group· of cus-                   electronic warfare, high explosive, fire,              go side by side trials with the current                       tions of performance measures and                        how the ship structure "responds to a vari-
                                                                tomers in support of policy development,                smoke, damage control and underwater                   receiver on HMAS Melbourne later this                         assessment of capabilities.                              ety of sea-states and weather conditions,
                                                                ADF capability analysi s and enhance-                   explosive events . Valuable information                year. The new fleet broadcast receiver is                                                                              and as sess what that response means
                                                                ments. POLCOM represents 22 per cent                    will be generated on weapons effects ,                 being evaluated for possible fitment to                       Exercises in recent years which have                     about the hull condition of the ship itself.
                                                                of DSTO's budget and covers the area's                  damage control , personal protection                   the ANZAC frigates .                                          been analysed by DSTO include
                                                                of Defence intelligence and wide area                   and tactical decision making , as well as                                                                            Kangaroo B9 and 92 ; Lungfish 91 , 92                    AMRL' s Specialised Instrumentation
                                                                surveillance. It also supports HQADF                    providing training experience for the                                                                                and 93 ; a number of anti-aircraft and                   Group has strategically placed a range
                                                                with command and control , strategic                    RAN .                                                                                                                anti-submarine exercises; and supporting                 of sensors on BHPT's bulk ore carrier
                                                                communications , information systems ,                                                                                                                                       work for the Sea hawk helicopter.                        Iron Newcastle during phase one of the
                                                                electronic warfare , arms control,                                                                                                                                                                                                    ioint proiect. DSTO expects to gain a lot
                                                                weapons safety and nuclear, biological                                                                                                                                                                                                of useful knowledge and expertise that
                                                                and chemical defence.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 can be used to support the RAN in moni-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      toring the stresses and strains that affect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Navy vessels .




Recovery o f th e DSTO-developed Kariwa ra towed sonar array during sea tria ls.     Deployment of magnetic Field sensor coils on Sydney Harbour for                                      All aspects of maritime wa rfare and analysi s of operation al evaluations         Usi ng high sensitivity accelerometers to test the vibrational behaviour of a
                                                                                     mine coun termeasures work.                                                                                         and exercises a t sea are pa rt of DSTO's work for Navy.                                                             scale·madel subm arine hull.



                                                                                                                                               D   EPA R T MEN T •              D E_ _ _ __
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                                                                                                                                               DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION
                                                                                                                                            EW award first
                                                                                                                                            for a submarine
                                                                                                                                              Th e      W est C oas t
                                                                                                                                            Warr io r , HMAS ORION
                                                                                                                                                                                 The OIher ··first" occurred
                                                                                                                                                                               on Tuesday, April 19. when
                                                                                                                                                                                                               a facility to support the se:1
                                                                                                                                                                                                               tria ls of the Coll ins class
                                                                                                                                            (Commander Mike Deeks),            GR IO was the first firing      s ubmarine s but it wi ll pro-
                                                                                                                                            has continued in her role as       unit on the avy's latest        vide much more than that.
                                                                                                                                            the trailblazer ror the sub·       facility , the Underwa ter          With the capability of
                                                                                                                                            marine squadron with two           Tracking Range installed off    tracking surface and sub-sur-
                                                                                                                                            more " fi rsts",                   Garden Island in WA .           face units and torpedoes the
                                                                                                                                               The Commanding Officer                                          range will soon become very
                                                                                                                                                                                 Despi te spirited opposi-
                                                                                                                                            of H MAS STI RLING.                                                busy providing a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                               tion from HMAS TORRENS
                                                                                                                                            Commodore Rob Partington,          (Commander        Warwick       tra.cking fun" ctions for fleet
                                                                                                                                            has presented OR ION with          Gate ly) ORl ON's Mk 48 tor-    umts.
                                                                                                                                            the Fleet Electronic Warfare                                          The advantages of using
                                                                                                                                                                               pedo found her mark.
                                                                                                                                            Proficiency Award for her                                          the range are that more real-
                                                                                                                                            outstanding achievements in           The range operators locat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               istic scenarios can be created
                                                                                                                                            EW in the past 12 months.          ed so me 80 miles away in       with a reduced record keep-
                                                                                                                                               ORION is the first subma-       the control facility at STIR-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ing burden on the participat-
                                                                                                                                            rine to win this award and it      LING watched the torpedo        ing units and the results of
                                                                                                                                            rep resents the culmin3.lion of    relentlessly home in on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               trial s and weapons firing s
                                                                                                                                            a busy yea r for the EW            hapless target.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               can be ascenained instanta-
                                                                                                                                            department and due recogni-          The tracking range,           neousl y by the range con-
                                                                                                                                            tion of ils accomplishments        known as AURA. has bee n        trollers, thus providi ng much
                                                                                                                                            in a fie ld not often associated   funded    by the New            better feedback to the range
   I arrangements which                                                                                                                     with submarines.                   Submarine Project to provide    users.
  optimise me efficiency
  effectiveness of the
  ery of Family Sup
  Services in the ADF.
     Nearly 10 years
  elapsed since the coo,d"ct ~
  of the Hamilt on Kemw :
  (s upporting
  vices). and it is
  conduct an audit of
  has been achieved
  regard to the support
  vided to AOF families
  to chart the way ahead
  me end of the decade.

            Review                          RADM Hunt lays a wreath althe Cenolaph in Sydn ey '$ Martin Place during the Baltle of
                                                  the Coral Sea commemoration ceremony. Picture: A BPH Vicki Toolell.
     aspects of family
      includ ing:
    • Identifying the
        and need for pe"o,,· ;              BATTLE REMEMBERED
                                                     C!OSSB~i~                           Assistant Secretary fo r Defe nce, Mr Edw in
                                                                                         Dom.                                                OR/ON'$ CO, CMDR Deeks, with OR/ON's crew proudly display the Fleel Electronic
                                           Repre sentatives from the Royal                                                                                           Warfare Proficitllcy A ward.
                                                                                           In May 1942. the Australian cruisers HMA
  cy of the present      ~~:~:::~;~     Australi an and Unit ed States navies
                                                                                         Ships AUSTRALIA and HOBART - together



                                                                                                                                                             Overseas
                                        ha ve commemorated the Battle of the             with the United States ships - came under
  of personnel                          C oral Sea with a ser vice at the
  suppon at the ilnte,m,,,lonaI 5                                                        heavy attack from enemy torpedo bombers as
  national, regional and
                                        Cenotaph in Sydney's Martin Place.               the Japane se F leet moved towards Port
                                          The service included a wreathlaying, Last      Moresby.
  level ;
                                        Post and Revei lle.




                                                                                                                                                            Rolid"~1
     • examining options                  The Nava l S up port Commander, Rear              Subsequent defeat of the enemy na val
  elimi nating ,nne',es;sa 'Y l;        Admi ral Tony Hunt, led the RAN contingent.      forces was Ialer described as the "battle that
  duplication. including                  USA Presiden ti al representative was US       saved Australia".
  solidation of support ser-
  vices at the regional and
  local level, betwee n
  Headquaners AOF and the

    • designing an appropri-
      organ isational frame-
        in sufficient detail to
             pe rson ne l a nd
        resource implications
    any proposed changes;




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     • examining the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  <,
 duties and rationale
 the employ ment of famil y
 li a ison o ffice rs to de ter-
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                                                                                                                                                                                             NAVY NEWS, May 6, 1994 (99) 3
     Senate inquiry
     report ond   9                            (By Colin Blair)
  When the aging Destroyer Escort HMAS SWAN first made headlines across
Australia in September last year amid allegations of sexual harassment of female
crew members, fe w would h ave pred icted th e impact this wo ul d have on the
Royal Australi an Navy.
     And yet even before the           emlion Collins Class submarines      and of its own initiative. lIS aim
  SWAN' s medical officer. Dr          arrive, women wilt be onboard.       is to instil a new workplace cul-
 Carol Wheat. and several other           The Navy'S position is best       ture in a Iradilion - heavy ser·
  women crew members made              explained in the opening state-      vice.
  Iheir allegations to the media. a    ment by the former Chief of              While the initial Navy Board
 quiet revolution was already          Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ian        of Inquiry into the SWAN inci-
  undef\.\·ay within Navy: a revolu·   MacDougall. [0 the Senate            dents was investigating the com-
 lion which is steadily reshaping      Inquiry on February ..j this year.   plaints and delivering its finding.
 the former male·dominated cui·        when he said the RAN had             a new. far-reaching Good
 ture which has characterised the      demonstrated by its actions that     Working Relat ionships Progrnm                                                                                              RANLO Bahrain, LCDR Harry Lok and Petty Officer To ny
 Senior Service down through thc       it was dedicated to equality of      was set in train. Navy engaged                                                                                              Perkins, LSE MIDEAST, meet the Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh
 centuries.                            career opponunily, first sending     experienced consultants to give                                                                                             Isa bin Sulman al /(ludifa watched by the Royal entourage.
     Central to Navy's changing        women to sea a decade ago.           independent advice on the prob-
 workplace environment is the             But he argued that achieving a    lem and this is driving the
'publi c inquiry by the Senate
 Standing Commil1ee on Foreign
 Affairs. Defence and Trade
 which is look ing beyond Ihe
                                       harmonious working environ-
                                       menl. particularly at sea, had
                                       been much harder for the Navy
                                       because civilian models were not
                                                                            Service's move 10 creale a har-
                                                                            monious workplace free of sexu-
                                                                            al harassment.
                                                                                The strategy has three core
                                                                                                                  OUlgoing eNS, VA DM Ian Ma cDougall and successor,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A calion
                                                                                                                                                                                                        the Arnir
 events onboard SWAN 10 exam·          appropriate and there were no        elements:
 ine the incidence of sexual           successful mililary models avail-        • an absolute leadership com-       VADM Rod Taylor - bOlh gave evidence at Ih e inquiry.
 harassment in the Anny and Air        able.                                mitment to creating a harmo-          tolerance to unacceptable sexual         With the SWAN incident
 Force as well.                                 CULTURE                     nious wo rking environment for        behaviour, promising s wift.         highlighting the problems facing
    A final report is scheduled to         Navy had not been prepared       all Navy people:                      effective punishment for those       Navy with its strong traditions
 go to the Senate on June 9 fol·                                                • compulsory through.career       who transgress.                      and male·dominated workplace
                                                                                                                                                                                                          LCDR Harry Lok, RANLO Bahrain and OIC
                                        to wait for a suitable model and
 lowing a se r ies of six public        recent events had brought into      training and education (Q create         'Through trial. error. time and   ( panicularly at sea), the media                 LSE Middle E ast, accompanied by POSY To ny
 hearings in Canberra and Sydney        sharp focus "the behavioural        an understanding of the issues in     experience w hile working to a       coverage tended to overshadow                    Perkins, have called on his Highness Shaikh lsa bin
 during February and March Ihis         deficiencies of some of our         the workplace: and                    comprehensive long lasting Strat·    Navy's reform program aimed al                   Sulman al Khalifa, the Amir of the state of Bahrain.
 year. The inquiry attracted more       mem bers". Navy admitted short-         • a clear and continuing mes-     egy. Navy will achieve its objcc-    creating a ha r monious Equal
 than 100 submissions and some                                              sage that harassment and unac-                                                                                             They wished his Highness an 'Eid Mubarak (Happy Eid) on
                                        comings in its ed ucational                                               tive of a harmonious, harass-        Opportunity wo r kplace as a
 50 witnesses gave evidence.                                                ceptable behaviour in all forms       ment-free workplace." he said.       transforming event. Indeed, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the occasion of Eid al F i tr, a th ree·day celebration after the
                                        processes and in the implementa-
    T he inquiry has raised key         tion of management direc t ives     will not be tolera ted or go                 GUARANTEE                     incidents strengthened Navy's                Holy month of Ramadan.
questions such as what is sexual        regulating mixed gender work-       unpunished.                              In his opening address on lak-    resolve 10 change it culture.                   Arr:i,ving at 0700. well over 300 people were already at Riffa
 harassment? How can it be mea·         places.                                 VADM MacDougall, in his                                                    AI Navy's invitation. almost             Palace .
                                                                                                                  ing over as Chief of Naval Staff
 sured accurately? To what extent          The allegations of sexual        opening address, welcomed the                                              all the committee members spent                 The Amir, who had arrived earlier. was swamped by his cit-
                                                                                                                  in March, VADM Taylor fully
 is it a problem in the Australian                                          Senate Inquiry, pointing out that                                          sea time onboard HMAS SWAN
                                        harassment from some (but cer-                                            supported his predecessor's com·                                                  izens.
 Defence Force and the wider           ta in ly not all) the women          Navy needed women, at sea, as                                              or similar vessels, experiencing
                                                                                                                  mi t ment "to gua r a n tee and                                                      He eventually broke free and made hi s way to the reception
 Australian community? What is         onboard SWA N during Exercise        well as men. 'The defence of this     enhance a harmonious work ing        at first hand the uniqueness of
 Navy and the other two armed                                               country is tOO important nOl (Q                                                                                         hall, stopping for a Royal salute from his Guard of Honour at
                                        Kangaroo were quickly investi-                                            environment".                        life at sea in a RAN fighting
services doing to eradicate such                                            draw on the ent ire populal ion                                            s h ip. They interviewed c rew               the entrance.
                                       gated. Where appropriate. and                                                 "1 am committed to thi s
behaviour?                             just as swiftly, the severest cen-   base for the skilled and talemed                                           members and exa m ined their                    The Arnie then noticed the RAN presence and Slopped his
                                                                                                                  because team work is essential
          CHANGE                       sure or punitive ac t ion was        people on whom we depend."
                                                                                                                  for operational effectiveness        accommodation which was criti-               entourage to specially meet the two RAN visitors and receive
   The Navy is changing                taken. Importantly, VA OM                NaV"j could not hope to attract   without which the defence of         cised by the women com-                      thei r greeting.
because. with the benefit of hind·     MacDougall and his successor,        talented men and women to its         Australia is clearly jeopardised."   plainants during the Board of                   T he process ion th en continued into the hall and LSE
sight, it accepts that more needs      VA D M Rod Taylor, have              ranks if harassment was prescm        he laid Ihe Committee.               Inquiry proceedings.
                                                                            in the workplace, he said,                                                                                              MIDEAST joined other Bahraini VIPs to watch HH receiving
to be done in preparing for the        unequivocally and publically                                                  VADM Taylor said Navy                 In addition. the inquiry looked          well wishers.
integration o f women. Signif-         condemned "conduct of this           "Indeed, Navy must properly                                                closely at the events aboard
                                                                                                                  recognised the significant chal-                                                     At the request of the Amir, a second audience took place
icantly. the o nly jobs closed to      kind".                               renect the society it served and      lenges of changing culture.          SWAN during her SE-Asian
women in the RAN today are in              Ac tin g in tandem with the      protected,"                           "These challenges will serve to      deplo yment in 1992 and ques·                followed by a brief discussion with the Prime Minister, Hi s
submarines and with the clear-         punitive action , the Navy has          The former CNS said Navy           strengthen our resolve to make       tioned arrangements for shore                Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Sulman al Khalifa, before depan-
ance divers. When the new gen-         taken corrective action. promptly    was committed to achieving zero       Navy a better place 10 work."        visits in foreign ports.                         jng.




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4 (100) NAVY NEWS, May 6,1994
  NAVY steps up
  he pto   ilies
  In this the International Year of the Family a number of initiatives are taking place to provide greater
ass ista nce to members and their fami lies.
  When ships deploy on long or operational deploymems,              increased sense of isohllion.
the absence from home of a spouse or parent is significant
and the lack of regular comact and information from loved
ones at sea can cause hardships to families and lead to an
                                                                        These problems can be caused by lengthy delays in mail,
                                                                    lack of telephone contact during protracted periods when
                                                                    the ship is at sea or merely the absence of a loved one on a
                                                                                                                                          IACADEMY TURNS TEN I
                                                                                                                                             A ce r e m on y has been               the Australian Defence Force               the youngest Midshipman in
                                                                    specia l family occasion or anniversary.                              held in the Corps of Officer              Academy is pictured above                  the Corps of Officer Cadets
                                                                         A new toll free telephone serv ice is being introd ltCed         Cadets Mess to ma rk th e                 wit h the three youngest                   at the Defence Academy.
                                                                    called the Ships Weekly Information and Messages L ine                te nth a nni ve...sary of the             members of the Corps of                       She entered the Defence
                                                                    (SWIM).                                                               establishm ent of the J oint              Officer Cadets; Midshipman                 Academy in January 1994
                                                                        It wi ll provide an update of infonnation for family and          Service UnH known as The                  Lauren Hindmarsh. Officer                  having com pleted her
                                                                    friends of members serving in ships on long (in excess of             Australia n Defen ce Force                Cadet Hamish Ashman and                    sc hool ing at Runcorn State
                                                                     three months) or operational deployments.                            Academy.                                  Officer Cadet Patricia Bell at             High School in Brisbane and
                                                                        Ships identified for the service will send a weekly signal           Rea r Admi ra l A.M.                   the ceremony.                              s hould ~raduate from the
                                                                    giving infonnation about the ship and acti vities onboard .           Carwardine, Commandant of                   Mishipman Hindmarsh is                   Academy in 1996.
                                                                        It will have a pan-icular e mphasis on topics of interest to
                                                                     families and friends and can include personal messages
                                                                     recognising birthdays, anniversaries and other special fam-
                                                                     ily occas ions.
                                                                                                                                            Darwin - 20 years
      SWIM LINE 1 800 064 957
    A toll free telephone service has been introd uced to ena ble
families and friends at home to receive regular up to date
information when members are servicing in ships on long or
                                                                        T he infonnation service will reflect each ship's personal
                                                                    s tyle a nd the forma t fo r the s hip 's messag e will be
                                                                    designed by the Commandi ng Officer and crew of the shi p.
                                                                        To access the SWIM toll free 1·800 telephone service
                                                                                                                                             after 'Tracy'
                                                                                                                                             Twenty years after Cyclone Tracy all but destroyed Australia 's northern capi-
operational deployments.                                             NO K. famil ies a nd fr iends should rin g 1-800·064·957             tal Australians are being invited to visit the Top End to see for themselves the
    This service has been titled the 'Swim line', an acronym for    (usi ng a touc h lOne telepho ne) and then respond to the             remarkable city that is Darwin of the 90s.
'Ships Weekly Information and Messages', The service will           operators inslnlcrions to access infonnation from the ship
                                                                                                                                             A Cyclone Tracy 20th Anniversary                            capital city. with a young and dynamic multi·
provide a recorded message giving information on the ship           of their choice.
                                                                                                                                          Committee has been fo rmed to co·ordinate                      cultural population. which is developing close
and activities, topics of interest to family and friends, as well       The new SWIM li ne will be piloted duri ng RlMPAC 94              activit ies that will highlight the transforma-                ties with its nearby Asian neighbours.
as appropriate personal messag es (eg anniversaries and             deploy ment and will include HMA S hips SUCCESS ,                     tion of Darwin since 1974.
bi rthday wishes).                                                  HOBART, DARWIN, SYDNEY and OVENS.                                                                                                      The comm ittee has support from the
                                                                                                                                             Headed by Commodore Eric Johnston. the
    The service can also be utilised to advise those at home of         The Directorate of Naval Personal Services will manage                                                                           Territory Government , Local Government
                                                                                                                                          senior Naval Officer in Darwin at the time of
any slow or intermittent mail deliveries, contact telephone         the SWIM line and update ship's messages weekly upon                                                                                 and industry.
                                                                                                                                          Tracy and a former Administrator for the
numbers and may also be utilised as an emergency hotline.           receipt of a signal from the relevant ships.                          Northern Territory. the committee is encour·                      If you wan! to take part in the activities of
    The 'Swim line' will commence with the RIMPAC 94                    This is an initiative which is dependant fo r its success on      agi ng visi tors from interstate, including peo-               the committee or wish to know more - write
deployment with HMA Ships SUCCESS, HOBART, OARWI N,                 the information bei ng widely dissemi nated.                          pie associated with the rebuilding of Darwin.                  to: Cyclone Tracy 20th Anni versary
         Y
SYONE and OVENS.                                                                                                                             The committee's goal is to project to the                   Committee. c/- GPO Box 4392 Darwin NT
                                                                        Commanding Officers of the designated ships wi ll write
                                                                    to NOK, and fami ly me mbers.                                         rest of Auslralia, Darwin as a modem tropical                  0801 or fax (089) 817346.


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  May Management Training Programs: BRISBANE:
            Management Techniques 1, SupelVision in an
            Integrated E n~ronment (Officer) and (NCO),
                                                                    AB QlOpman receiving the ORARA AK'ardfrom CO HMAS RUSH-
                                                                    CUrrER, LEUr Mark Hill, representing COMAUSMINFOR.                          ------------
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                                                                                                                                              TAX RETURNS DUE SOON
            SupelVision 1. TOWNSVi l lE: Management
            Techniques 2, Negotiation Skills. Administration and
            Personal Development Training Programs BRISBANE:
            Conflict Resolution, Warehouse logistic Certificate
                                                                    Darren takes
            Course (TAFE), Induclion Training (On O
            AMBER LE Assertion Workshop. OAKE Job
                       Y:
                                                     emand).
                                                    Y:              ORARA award                                                                                                     RECEIVE UP TO
            Application Process.
            Keyboarrl and Computer literacy Programs: BRIS-
            BANE: Courses as per Apr, Support Users Group
           (E XCEL). OAKEY: Various Computer Training lrom 9
                                                                      Minewarfare School, located at Garden Island,
                                                                    ha s passed out its first Intermedia te CSO(MW )
                                                                    course.
                                                                                                                                                                   $4,700
           May 94 to 13 May 94.                                         SCRS identified the need for Intermediate level training for                                   FOR YOUR TAX RETURN
           Finance Training Programs: BRISBANE: Australian          all Seaman Branch sailors to better enable senior Able Seaman
           Government Credit Card, legal and Administrative          to carry out the duties and responsibilities of Leadi ng rank.                                         IN JULY 1994
                                                                        No longer is Minewarfare a "science of vague assumptions
           F rameWOrk, Certifying Officers, Traders Claims,
                                                                     based on debatable figures taken from inconclusive experi-
                                                                                                                                                                     BY INVESTING AS LITTLE AS
           Financial Administration, You're Responsible, You're

                                                                                                                                                           $25
                                                                    ments performed wi th instruments of inherent inaccuracy by
           Accountable.                                             persons of doubtful reliability and questionab le mentality:'
  Jun      Management Training Programs: BRISBANE:                  repons our correspondent at the school.                                                                                           PER WEEK IN THE
           Industrial Relations Workshop, Management                    There have been many advances in Minewarfare equipment
           Techniques 2, Negotiations Skills, Supervision Part
           2, Supervision in an Integrated Environment
           (Civilian). TOWN SVILLE: Industrial Relation
                                                                    and technology since the Branch was formed in 1989.
                                                                        Trainees were instructed in Mi nesweeping; Minehunting;
                                                                    In forma tio n Systems (or how to use a computer); Precise
                                                                                                                                              AUSTRALIAN FILM INDUSTRY'S
           Workshop, Selection Committee Process.                   Nav igation Systems OGPS and Syledis; RCMDS, a remote                                                                                       theWolr'
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           Demand). TOWNSVILLE: Job Application Process.            new equipment brought into service since completing their                      CONTACT:                                                                  Sat 9.00am-2,OOpm
           Keyboard and Computer literacy Programs: BRIS·           Basic Course.
           BANE: Courses as per Apr except Spreadsheets                 Instruction was conducted using a variety of methods from
           Concept. TOWNSVILLE: Courses conducted Irom 30           the age old method of "chalk and talk" to modem Slate of the
           May 94 to 10 Jun 94.                      .              art technology based training (TBT) meaning that the dreaded
                                                                    death by view graph is largely a thing of the past.
                                                                                                                                                                                    NATIONAL
           finance Training Programs: BRISBANE: Australian              ABCSO(MW) Da rren Chapma n is the winner of the                                                 MANAGED INVESTMENTS
           Government Credit Card. legal and Administrative         ORARA Award presented fo r outstand ing achievement on                                                             A.C. N. 061 139 884
           Framework, Certifying Officers, Advanced Personal        course.
           Claims, Financial Administration, You're
           Responsible, You're Accountable.
 A range of purchasing courses is available through
                                                                        HMAS ORARA was the first vessel taken up from trade to
                                                                    be converted to an Auxiliary Minesweeper in the Second
                                                                    World War.
                                                                                                                                            PHONE: (02) 953 3510
 Acquisition and l ogistics Defence, and also through                   Many of these vessels were in existence during both world                                NATIONAL MANAGED INVESTMENTS,
 Purchasing Development Centre of Dept of Admin Svcs. For           wars, doi ng the essential but little heralded job of ensuring that                            SUITE 15, 107 KURRABA ROAD
 fu rther information contact ET&D. Phone ONATS 875 4498 or         the sea lanes were clear so the big ships got th rough.
 (07) 233 4498.                                                        This award recognises the current (rend of once again using                                    NEUTRAL BAY NSW 2089
                                                                    fishing trawlers and other vessels to do the job.

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                                                                                                                                                          Improved
                                                                                                                                                          access to
  On the seventeenth, as
  LCDR Norman lined up
                                                                                                                                                          ComSuper
                                                                                                                                                           As a service to members of the DFRDB SchemeS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        j
                                                                                                                                                         and the MSBS .3hout to leave the workfoice, 5
  for a short putt.•.                                                                                                                                    ComSuper provides quotes on potential superan-s
                                                                                                                                                         nuation benefits.                             :
                                                                                                                                                           In most cases, benefit projections are provided within 305
                                                                                                                                                        ~~-~ are processed in the order recei ved but pri- :~
                                                                                                                                                         Benefit quotes
                                                                                                                                                      orilY is given to death and invalidity benefit qUOIes.       S
                                                                                                                                                         ComSuper's MiiiiSry Prc-~eti rement Group is responsible s
                                                                                                                                                      for providing most benefil quotes.                           5
                                                                                                                                                         Reque sts can be made by writing to: ComSuper. :
                                                                                                                                                    _ Anention: MECC. PO Box 22, Belconnen ACT 2616 or bY 5
                                                                                                                                                      fax on (06)251 1470 or (06) 251 4031.                        ;;
                                                                                                                                                         Alternatively. you may request a benefit quote by te le- s
                                                                                                                                                      phoning (06) 252 7047 or (06) 252 6444 during normal busi -S
                                                                                                                                                      ness ho urs, or through Co mSuper's Inte ractive Voice :
                                                                                                                                                      Response (JVR) telephone system on (06) 252 7708 , which S
                                                                                                                                                      enables you to have 24-hour access to ComSuper.              S
  ... his C(lr, video camera,                                                                                                                            If you are requesting a benefit quote, please remember to :
                                                                                                                                                      provide your service number. your anticipated date of exit S
                                                                                                                                                      from the Defence Force and your contact address and phone s

  CD player and uniform                                                                                                                                 number.                     RECKONER
                                                                                                                                                          In some cases, instead of requesting a benetit quote, you 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ~

  went for a "long drive".                                                                                                                             can use Comsuper's Ready Reckoner personal computer S
                                                                                                                                                       program to quickly gain an estimate of your likely retirement S
                                                                                                                                                       benefit.                                                       :
                                                                                                                                                         This program, which is updated every year, allows you to E
                                                                                                                                                       work out prospective benefits on various types of exit whi le §
                                                                                                                                                       making provision for taxation, inflation and salary increases. :
                                                                                                                                                         However. because there are several inbuilt assumptions 5
                                                                                                                                                       used in the Ready Reckoner program, calculalions cannol be §
                                                                                                                                                       regarded as official qUOIations.                               ::
                                                                                                                                                         Therefore . if you are retiring from the Defence Force 5
                                                                                                                                                       within 12 months it is recommended that you request an offi- :
                                                                                                                                                    _ cial benefit quote from ComSuper.                               5
                                                                                                                                                    § To use the Super Ready Reckoner you will need a copy of S
                                                                                                                                                    :: your 1993 Member Information Statement and a copy of the ::
                                                                                                                                                    § program which is avail able from your pay office.               §
                                                                                                                                                    S    If you have a problem getti ng a copy of the program you                       5
                                                                                                                                                    : can ring Francia Reid of ComSuper on (06) 252 5873.             :
                                                                                                                                                    ~                                 ACCESS                                            ~
                                                                                                                                                    S      ComSuper has recently introduced an "Interactive Voice S
                                                                                                                                                   5Response" (lVR) telephone system as part of its transfonna- 5
                                                                                                                                                   5tion to a more client-focused service organisation.                  5
                                                                                                                                                   : The system is designed to allow better access to :
                                                                                                                                                   S ComS uper for members of the superannuation schemes that S
                                                                                                                                                   S Co mSupe r adm ini ste rs, incl uding those in the DFRDB 5
                                                                                                                                                   : Scheme and the MSBS.                                                              =
                                                                                                                                                    !§j The IVR system, which allows you to have 24·hour access ;
                                                                                                                                   "                i to ComSuper. has twO pans: one for pensioners and one for                        =
                                                                                                                                                    =  contriburors.
                                                                                                                                                    5      As a contributor you are able to make inquiries ranging
                                                                                                                                                   i   from the initial estimate of your benefit through to the deter-
                                                                                                                                                    =   mination and actual payment of your benefit.
                                                                                                                                                   § Access is through a new number - (06) 252 7708 - which
                                                                                                                                                   : bypasses ComSuper' s main switchboard and takes you
Go for the firm putt - put your insurance with Smart Cover and relax in                                 Think 01 it os being
                                                                                                                                                   S directly into the IVR system.
the knowledge that your personal effects are insured in your car, in                    os advanced 1 Defence F
                                                                                                      0             orce Personnel insurance
                                                                                            os the smart bomb Is to military technology
                                                                                                                                                    =      If you are in receipt of retirement pay, you are most likely
                                                                                                                                                   S to call the service either to notify ComSuper of a change of _
transit, in storage, anywhere in Australia.                                                               - it anticipates.                        ;: address, a change in bank detai ls or to request a statement of ::
                                                                                                                                                   S eamings .                                                                         5
    Smart Cover recognises if yo u're military - you're m obile.                                                                                   ! The IVR system allows you to leave a message, thereby §
                                                                                                                                                   : minimising possible delays.                                         :
    And a lot o f th e time yo u have to ca rry o r move yo ur p erso na l                                                                         i       You can gai n access to the sys tem. whic h is part of S
belongings around with you.                                                                                                                        :: ComSuper's Pensioner Enquiry Service. by telephoning 008 ::
                                                                                                                                                   ~ 020 080.                                                            ~
        On the base, r1J the base, or on the move.. .Smart Cover has got you covered.                                                              -        Although automated, the IVR system clearly instructs you §!
                                                                                                                                                        on what you need to do in order to use the system. When you ;:
 Smart Cover is strategically planned personal effects insura nce that matches                                                                          call the system you are prompted to use the numbers on your S
 your mobility. A single policy that covers the contingencies of your lifestyle.                                                                        phone to select the appropriate area for your inquiry.           S
                                                                                                                                                           Once you indicate the nature of your inquiry, the infonna- :
 It is fully traniferable and travels with you wherever you are posted.                                                                                 tion that you are required to leave is recorded.                5
        Plus yo u get the added sm art benefits of - Perso nal accident cover,                                                                                                    CONTACT                               ~
                                                                                                                                                            You should leave your phone number so that ComSuper s
 Emergency legal, medical and travel assistance, Postings insu rance cover and                                      i                                  staff can contact you if they need to.                           :
                                                                                                                                                           If you do not wish to leave a message but would like to S
 worldwide legal liability.
        And , having Smart Cover entitles you to apply for Smart C over Car
                                                                                                                     \                                 speak dire~t1y ro ComSuper staff, you may still do so during ;
                                                                                                                                                        business hours by follow ing the instructions given.            :
                                                                                                                                                           The first stage of {he contributor side of the IVR system is §



                                                                                        SM RT
 Insurance that gives you some very smart benefits you won't find in ordinary                                                                           now fully operational. The services already available inc lude S
                                                                                                                                                       you being able to request an estimate of your prospective ::
 motor veh icle insurance policies - payable by a llotment, automatic cover                                                                             benefit; for you to check the progress with the payment of S
 while vehicle is being transported, automatic storage cover wh ile yo u 're                                                                           your benefit; and for you to check the progress with the ::
                                                                                                                                                       transfer of your equity inlo and out of the schemes (where 5




                                                                                        CO ER
 a\vay, :Australia wide' cover, regardless of State of registration .                                                                                  that capacity exists under your scheme 's Rules).                S
        Smal1 Cover is the smartest insurance move that you can make. And you                                                                              Stage two of the IVR system, which will be available later S
                                                                                                                                                       in 1994, will enable you to dial up and immediately get an :
 can even pay the smart way - by allotment.                                                                                                            esti mate of your benefit and also automatically rece ive a s
                                                        PAYABLE BY ALLOTMENT                                                                           written confirmation . Access to the IVR system through D- 5
        For the cost of a couple of drinks a                                                                                                           NATS is also being considered as part of thi s stage.            ::
week, you're completely covered. Ifit comes out of your pay, you won't even                        Y
                                                                                        STRATEGICALL PLANNED                                               It is intended that only bonafide contributors and pension- §
                                                                                                                                                       ers use the IVR facil ity, and there is no capaci ty to transfer :
 miss it. But you'll sure miss Smart Cover if you don't have it and one day you         PERSONAL EFFECTS                                               calls out of the system.
                                                                                                                                                           Since April 30,1994, members of the Defence Force !
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        S
 need it.
        Pick up a brochure at yo ur pay office or even easier, call 008020010
                                                                                        INSURANCE COVER                                                schemes, including pensioners and contributors, are only §
                                                                                                                                                       able to contact ComSuper via the IVR system (see above ::

lQ!! free today to get covered right away.
                                                                                        THAT MATCHES YOUR                                              telephone numbers).
                                                                                                                                                           In addition, contributors seeking pre-retirement benefit S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        S

                                                                                        MOBILITY &LIFESTYLE                                            quotes should note that as from April II there are new fax ::
                                                                                                                                       a QI£           nuntbers in operation for this facili ty.
                                                                                                                                                           The new fax numbers are (06) 251 4031 and (06) 251 §
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        §

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  ~ . (102) NA   v.y NEWS, ~I\Y 6, 1994
  The following is an extract from a medical report obtained from a treating specialist in a recent claim
before the Dust Diseases Tribunal where instructions to Solicitors to pursue compensation were obtained on
31 March 1994.
7 April 1994                        Examination findings were
To: SolicitOrs
  1 first saw this Inan on 29
November 1993 when he was
admitled to (the hospital )
                                    consistent with a large right
                                    pleural effusion and a diag-
                                    nosis of malignant mesothe-
                                    lioma was made.
                                                                               Your
                                                                         l eg.I
with a right pleural effusion.         ... He is an e,:x.smoker of
At that time he reported a          20 pack years ... He had sig-
three mOllth history of             nificant asbestos conta c t
increas ing s ho rtness of          during building of ships dur-
breath, dry cOllgh alld right       ing World War 11 ..
sided pleuritiC chest paill.

  • GOLD C AST.
          O
 TOP VALUE S96,900
       JUST RELEASED:
                                       He is currently an inpa-
                                    tient at (the hospital), having
                                    been readmitted for the third
                                    occasion on 30 March 1994
                                    in a pre-terminal state. He is
                                                                        rigb"ls
                                    conscious and reasonably           Compensati on to Relatives         mesothelioma is an eventual-
      E
    N WBIG AND BRIGHT.
loU. garaging, all inclusions.      comfo rtable bllt the end is       Act.                               ly fata l d isease a nd while
                                    nOT toO far away. He is                                               there is a delay from the time
Great position - limited num-
ber - don't miss out!               aware of this, as is his fami-            SYMPTOMS                    of exposure to asbestos and
 MAIN RIVER ESTATE                  ly. He has been under the             What the case de mon -          the time of contraction of the
                                    s upporti ve care of th e          strates is that this man knew      disease the course of the dis-
          $110,000
                                    Palliative Ca re Team as           of hi s symptoms and a prob-       ease is then inexorable.
 NEW 3 B   JRDDM BR  ICK/TILE

                                                                                                                                             SEAACS JOIN FLEET
                                    well.                              able diagnosis for some four                RIGHTS
Quality inclusions, total land-        Should you require f urther     mo nt hs befo re any legal            It is available however to
scaping, high rent. Fabulous        information please advise          advice was sought.                 the victim of the di sease to
position - be quick!
        BEAT THIS
                                    me.
                                                                                                          pursue any legal ri ghts that        Eighteen graduates fro m SEAAC 18AIB have joined the Fleet after one and a
                                    Yours faithfully                      H ad s uch legal advice
 RElEASED TODAY $1IMOO                                                 been sought at the time that       ex is t and to provi de for        balf years of intensive tr aining.
                                    Senior        Director       of                                                                             The Grad uates will now
  CLOS SURFERS PARADISE
       E                                                               the diagnosis was discussed        dependants or partners that.                                           SBl T Donna Douglass             Both Officers now look
                                    Respiratory Unit.                                                                                        work towards the award of
Ouality homes. will atlract high                                       with him. even as a possibili-     quite apart from the loss of a                                     ( ri g ht ) was awarded the       fo rwa rd to gai n ing thei r
                                    Associate Professor of                                                                                   their Bridge Watchkeeping
rent. F inclusions, landscap-
       ull                                                             ty, expeditious ste ps could       loved one. will be left finan-                                     Warfare Award Phase Three         BWes. and have joined
                                    Medicine.                                                                                                Certificates (BWCs) in ves-
ing. pool. BBO gazebo.                                                 have been taken whi c h            cially di sad vantaged by the                                      fo r writing the bes t Naval      HMA Ships GEELONG and
Excellent location. Be first -                                         would have led to the case         death.                             sels ranging from SMLs to       History and Strategy Essay.       PALUMA respectively.
                                             HEARING                                                         T he se right s can be          FFGs.
ring now!                             Th e case was li sted for        bein g co mpl e ted a nd the
  INVEST IN PARADISE                                                   responsible employer being         enforced de s pite the long           On completion of Ph ase
                                    hearing at the man 's bedside
                                                                       called to account.                 delay bet ween expos ure to        Three training at HMAS             HMAS CANBERRA SHIP'S BALL
NO DEPOSIT · $40 PIll'EEK           within three weeks of first
                                                                                                                                             WATSON . a Graduation              WHERE: Bculevarde Holel, I()() William Sireel, SYDNEY
                                                                                                          asbestos and contraction of
  ight
R at Gold Coast - use equi-         instructions after expedition        The Navy was the biggest
ty. Own new qu ality home -         orders we re made fo r the
                                                                                                          the disease.                       Ceremony was held.                     WHEN: 17jlme, 1994 aI19llO·01()(). POC.
                                                                       user of asbestos amongst the          Regrettabl y the fu rt her
privale parking. pool, BBO,         preparation of the case for        armed forces in Australia.
                                                                                                                                                CO of HMAS WATSON,                                 COST PER HEAD:
                                                                                                          dead ly delay that often           CAPT G.c. Biscoe presented
cabana. ONLY $126,750               hearing in the Dust Diseases
                                                                                                          occ urs is in seeking legal                                              $45, including dimler, drinks and entertaillment
                                    Tribunal.                             Crews were con stant ly                                            SB l T Karen Frazer (above
HOW? IT'S EASY · CALL US!                                                                                 advice once symptomatic.                                                 CONTACT: CPOSNjak Goudman (02) 3592184
                                                                       exposed to asbestos dust and                                          left) the Directors Medal for
 PROPERTYINV~ENT                       Tragical ly the man passed                                           If this article refers to you;   being the Most Improved in       ALL PAST AND PRESENT SERVING MEMBERS OFHMAS CANBERRA AREINVlTlD
                                                                       the possi bility of asbestos-
      PRESENTATION                   away three days before the        related di sease s. including      delay no further.                  Bridge Simulator.
It's fun - interesting - informal    Court had the opportunity of      mesothelioma.
- learn about rent. rental guar-     hearing his evidence.
  antee, tax benefits, finance,                                          The course of contraction
types of property - WHERE 10            Sadly thi s man who suf-       of mesothelioma is a delayed
        invest and WHY.             fered the deadly illness of        one and sy mptoms may not                                                                                                                           111111
                                    mesothelioma was unable to         be prese nt ~o r be tween 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 t
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sonar Svst...c;;~!
      For your Iree GROUP                                                                                                                                                                        T ho m son C om p a n y
    or INDIV  IDUAL bookIng         bring his cas e befo re the        and 50 years after the expo-                                                                                                                WSW BIl . A USU A llA
          - JUSTR    ING            Court before the disease took      sure to the asbestos has
GUARANTEED, INSPEC-                 hi s life.                         occurred.
    TIONS • AIRFARES -                 The harsh reality of that is       Mesothelioma is highly
   ACCOMMODATION -                  that the man ' s legal rights to   maligna n t a nd will often
   FINANCE - LEGAlS •               co mp e nsation f ro m t he        prove fatal within a short
 ACCOUNTANTS - FUll.                employer whose conduct led         time after diagnosis.
  PROPERTY MANAGE·                  him to be exposed to the
 MENT • ARRANGED BY                 asbestos dust and fib re.             It is vital , if you have. as
   OUR COMPANY                      essentially died with him.         mo st naval service men
                                                                       undoubtedly have, bee n
  N I ALL PROPERTIES AT
   .B                                  For a retired man without
                                                                       exposed to asbestos that on
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Junior officers get taste of sea life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  On January 24 thi s                                                                                                                    the m busy in the q ui e t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               year 13 members of the                                                                                                                    times.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Seaman Officers Appli-                                                                                                                       In volve me nt in phase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cati o n Co urse (SEAA C                                                                                                                 on e traini ng prov ide d a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               19) joined Hl\lAS TOR·                                                                                                                    real challe nge fo r TO R-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               REN S for phase one                                                                                                                       REN S. as o ffi ce r traini ng
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               training.                                                                                                                                 had to be ca re full y ba l-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The training introduces                                                                                                               an ced w ith o pe ra tio na l
                                                                                              HMA Ship 's BENDIGO                                                                                                                                                              Ju nior seaman offi cers to                                                                                                               require ments.
                                                                                              (LCDR Simon Gilbert) and                                                                                                                                                         aspects of navigation. sea-                                                                                                                  In the e!ld all obj ectives
                                                                                               TARAKAN (LCDR Mark                                                                                                                                                              man shi p a nd offic e r-of-                                                                                                             we re ac h ie ved and th e
                                                                                              Burling) have participated                                                                                                                                                       the-watch duties.                                                                                                                        resu lts obtained by the stu-
                                                                                              in Clean Up Australia Day                                                                                                                                                           The time on TORRENS                                                                                                                   dents were sound .
                                                                                              in Cairns, removing approx·                                                                                                                                                      fo ll o wed fou r mo nth s in                                                                                                               The SEAAC's move on
                                                                                              ;mately 40 tonnes o/rubbish                                                                                                                                                      the classroom.                                                                                                                           to the second phase of their
                                                                                              from a local creek and dis-                                                                                                                                                         During their six weeks                                                                                                                co urse. wh ic h in vo lves
                                                                                              used block of land. Pictured                                                                                                                                                     o nboard the students con-                                                                                                               aboul fo ur months at sea,
                                                                                              at the left are Ihe weary                                                                                                                                                        du c ted pilotage in the                                                                                                                 no do ubt lea ving the m a
                                                                                              s hip ' s companies afte r a                                                                                                                                                     D' Entrecasteaux Channel                                                                                                                 lillIe belle r o ff for th e
                                                                                              hard forenoon of "Cleaning                                                                                                                                                       south of Hoban and tri ed                                                                                                                operati o nal ex pe ri e nc e
                                                                                              and Green i ng Australia".                                                                                                     u
                                                                                                                              LEUT Michael Curtin and CPOUC Mick Mahar are presented the Voyager award for anti-subman'ne prof :iency by RADM Chalmers.                        their hands at astro naviga-         SEAAC 19 course members hone their astro navigation skills onboard TORRENS.                         gained on TORRENS .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tion.                              While TORRENS par-        ma nsh ip evoluti o ns and       also journal arti c le s to                   TORRENS ex pect s to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In addition they stoo d      ticipated in the fleet con - panicipated in action sta-       write , publ ic speak i ng ,               be furth e r i n volved in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               watches on the bridge and       cent ration period the stu-  tions.                           flashing light training and                SEAAC phase one training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               in the operations room.         dents were involved in sea-     Additionally. there were      meteorology - JUSt to keep                 later in the year..



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Training Commander
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pays visit to 'flagship'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Rear Admiral Peter Briggs (Flag               training purposes incl udes TACAN air nav-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Officer Naval Training Command)                 igation beacon, WSN-2 gyroscope and Mk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                has visited the " flags hip" of hi s            68 gun fire control system .

                      NEW RATE, FROM 1st MAY 1994                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               newly formed command, ex-USS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GOLDSBOROUGH.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The aft 5"/54 Mk. 42 gun mount including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the ammunition handling system w ill be
                                                                                                                                 Prior to d eparting Fleet                                                                                                                                                                                        Under the direction of the Chief of Naval     removed and may be installed at West Head
                                                                                                                             Base West on her decommis-                                                                                                                                                                                        Staff, Naval Suppo rt Command has pur·           Weapons Training Facility as a train ing
                                                                                                                             sioning deployment the crew                                                                                                                                                                                       chased the ship for use in a co-operative        mount.
                                                                                                                             of UMAS DERW ENT                                                                                                                                                                                                  venture with Naval Training Command.                 On completion of removal of training
                                                                                                                             (CMDR R. Crane) celebrat-                                                                                                                                                                                            The ship cost AS3 .3 million which by         equipments all remaining gear will be avail-
                                                                                                                             ed the sbip's 30th birthday
                                                                                                                             with a barbecue a t Camp
                                                                                                                             Markham for family and
                                                                                                                             friends.
                                                                                                                                                                    r                                                                                                                                                                          any standard is a bargain price for a mod-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               emisedDDG.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The pri mary reason for the purchase was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the acquisition of radar and weapons sys-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                able for "self-help" removal by interested
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ships and establ ishments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pri ority will be given to training estab-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                li shments and thereafter equipment will be
                                                                                                                                 A lth o ug h  the     " Fl eet
                                                                                                                             Boonga" did not tum 30 until           ,                                                                                                                                                                          tems which if purchased indi vidually would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               have cost many times the purchase price.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               allocated on a "fi rst in - best dressed" basis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Equipment bids should be forwarded to
                                                                                                                             April 30, the pre -depl oy-                                                                                                                                                                                          The systems to be removed from the ship      the Goldsborough Proj ect Manage r, Level
                                                                                                                             ment/birthday barbecue was                                                                                                                                                                                        for training purposes arc the SPS-40 2D air     24, Remington Centre. Ship tours for small
                                                                                                                             seen as a chance for the ship 's                                                                                                                                                                                  search radar, SPS-52 3D air search radar,       groups are avaiJable on request.
                                                                                                                             c om panie s' fa mi li e s a nd                                                                                                                                                                                   SPG-5l fire co ntrol radar and Weapon s              RADM Briggs was pleased with the con-
                                                                                                                             fri ends to become involved in                                                                                                                                                                                    Direction System and SLQ-32 ESM suite.          di tio n of training equipme nt whi ch wa s
                                                                                                                             the celebrations.                                                                                                                                                                                                    The equipment wi ll be removed from the      fl ashed up and tested by MOTU.
                                                                                                                                 Th e C ommanding Office r                                                                                                                                                                                     sh ip and set to wo rk in Garden Island              He said the ultimate value of equipment
                                                                                                                             C MDR Crane ope ne d th e                                                                                                                                                                                         Building 67 under a contract with ADI.          removed from the ship could we ll add up to
                                                                                                                             oc cas io n with a fe w sho rt                                                                                                                                                                                       Other equipment also to be used for train-   two or more times the purchase price .
                                                                                                                              wo rds to the c re w, fam ili es
                                                                                                                             and frie nd s befo re a ll o wi ng




                                                                             %PA.
                                                                                                                             SMNETP White, the youngest
                                                                                                                              member of the ship's company
                                                                                                                             present, the honour of cutting
                                                                                                                                                                  DERWENT's Navigato r, LEUT Dan-en Grogan, and Indonesian Naval Officer Ensign Retiono                                                                                                                                                           HOW DO
                                                                                                                                                                  Kunto Hadininglias discuss some oj the differences in navigational techniques in the two navies.
                                                                                                                             the birthday cake .
                                                                                                                                 Needless to say the birthday
                                                                                                                                                                  sea going RAN unit.                first in the task group playoff.   dai l y ro ut ines . e x pe ri e nce                                                                                                                                   DEF EN CE
                                                                                                                                                                     Then afte r two successful         Meanwhile, other members        NBCD exercises and take pan
                                                                                                                             pany was a great success with
                                                                                                                                                                  to rped o firing s o ff Pe rt h,   of the c re w j o urne yed to      in seamanship evolutions.
                                                                                             PAY                             all enjoying themselves greatly.
                                                                                                                                                                  DER WENT fi nal ly headed          Mount Bromo, an active vo l-          Retiono was also on hand to                                                                                                                                                 FORCE
                                                                                                                                 Ea rl ier in the d a y the       north fo r her last South East     cano high in the centre of east    ass ist in DERWENT' s under-
                                                                                                                             Mari time Commander, RADM
                                                                                           OFF LOAN                          D.B. Chalmers, pre sented
                                                                                                                             DE RWENT with four fl ee t
                                                                                                                                                                  Asian deployment.
                                                                                                                                                                     Arriving at Surabaya in time
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Java.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       On sailing DERWENT took
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        sta nd in g of the Indone sia n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ships' activi ties during jo int
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FAM ILIES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        exercises carried out on pas-
                                                                                           ANYTIME                           awards for excellence through-
                                                                                                                             out 1993.
                                                                                                                                                                  fur Easter the crew enjoyed a
                                                                                                                                                                  few days break experienc ing
                                                                                                                                                                                                     pan in a show of co-operation
                                                                                                                                                                                                     and friend ship with our Asian     sage betwee n Surabaya and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Singapore.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FIND THE
                                                                                           WITHOUT                               The prizes received were the
                                                                                                                             Voyager Trophy for ASW, the
                                                                                                                                                                  Indonesian culture and hospi-
                                                                                                                                                                  tality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     neighbour Indonesia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        For tw O day s En sig n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A s part of th e exc ha ng e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LEUT Mark Massie and SBLT                                                                                                                                    INFORMATION
                                                                                           PENALTY                           Wo rma ld Sh ie ld for N BC D,
                                                                                                                             the Australia Cup for Mari ne
                                                                                                                                                                     Crew panicipated in a com-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Retiono Kunto Hadiningtias. a
                                                                                                                                                                                                     seama n branc h eq ui va lent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Do minic MacNamara spent a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        corresponding period onboard
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                                     Congratulations
                                      all round • • •
                                      There were pats on the back all round as the Commandin g Officer of HMAS
                                    TORRENS, CMDR Warwick Gately, presented various commendations and ser·
   At AS]COMMCEN Can·
   berra. AB51G Emmerton            vice medals to some deserving members of the ship's company.
   with his f arewell plaque.          Pictured (below): from left     Commanding          Offi cer.                       POETS        Sid Stra[l o n,
                                    to rig ht . back row. are:         POEWS ;;Blue" Warburton.                            De fe nce Fo rc e Serv ic e

  Comms                             LEUT Dave Lantry, 20 year
                                    ro sene , POMTP Gar y
                                    Hamm ond. Co mm anding
                                                                       20 year roselle, ABMTP
                                                                        Justin Gibson " Con'mand,' ng
                                                                                                                           Meda l, froO( row : POET P
                                                                                                                           " S illy " Buntin 2. Defen ce
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  era ends                          Officers Commendation for
                                    professional knowledge and
                                    ser vic e to. the s hip,
                                                                       Officers Commendation for
                                                                       service 10 the Engineering
                                                                       Departmem and to the ship,
                                                                                                                          'Force Se rv ice Medal , and
                                                                                                                           POC K "~ noopy" Hyde:20
                                                                                                                           yearroseue.
    When AB51G Marcus
  Emmerton (above) posted
 out of the Aus tralian
 Se r vices Joint Com mun·
  ications Ce ntre (ASJ·
 COMMCEN), he was the
 last to do so.
    His departure signalled the
 end of 34 years of Naval
 com munications support to
 the centre.
    The ASJCOMMCEN (for·
 mally the Navy Office MSO)
 trac es it s origin bac k to
 January 14, 1959, when fiv e
 Naval civilian com mu ni ca-
 tors tran sfe rred from
 Melbou rne to Canberra to
 open a Navy COMMCEN .
    Sailors began to poSt imo
 the MSO around 1969.
    The equipment of the day                                                                                                                                         Captain Bill Dovers being "rowed" ashore in a golf buggy by the heads of department from
 wa s the tru sty Model 28                                                                                                                                                                              HMAS HOBART.
 Teletype primer.
    The Model 28 remained in
 service until June 1991 when
 the current Defence Integ-
 rated Secure Communica-
                                                                                                                                                                    [HOBART'S NEW SPORT/
 tion s Network ( D1SCON)                                                                                                                                            HMAS HOBART has changed sports with the hand over of command from
 was introduced.                                                                                                                                                    Captain Bill Dovers to Captain Jim Stapleton.
    In June 1992 the Nav y
 Office MSO ama lgama ted
                                                                                                                                                                        In a break from tradition.           - - -= :-:::-::-:::-::- -- - -- - - -- - -
                                                                                                                                                                     Captain Do vers was driven                                   PAVING OFF
 with the RAAF 17 COMM-
                                                                                                                                                                     ashore in a go lf buggy -                   Keep up with the News. A subscription to " Navy News"
 CEN to fo rm the ASJ-
                                                                                                                                                                    {complete with White Ensign                    Is"just $24 a year.,A "subs" form appears In every
 COMMCEN Canberra.                                                                                                                                                   - rather than being rowed
    The departure of ABS IG                                                                                                                                                                                                      edition of YOUR paper.
                                                                                                                                                                     ashore by the head s of
 Emmeilon was a sad day for
                                                                                                                                                                     depanment.
the ASJCOMMCEN and




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                                                                                                                                                                        This was in keeping with                                     MILITARY CHRISTIAN
marked the end of an era of
                                                                                                                                                                     Captain Dover' s love of the
Direct Communication Sailor                                                                                                                                                                                                              FELLOWSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                     game, repoils our correspon-                    MCF
support to Navy Office.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Exists to support and encourage
                                                                                                                                                                     dent.
    Many remain in the                                                                                                                                                                                                             Christians with in the ADF and Defelice
                                                                                                                                                                       Captain Stapleton brings
Service, whi le some hav e
remained as civilians.
                                                                                                                                                                     to the ship a love of rugby             .             \7      Oep!. Wan! 10 know more?
                                                                                                                                                                     union.
    ABSrG Emmenon was                                                                                                                                                                                        CONTACT TIlE MCF OFFICE ON 06 2665132
presented with a plaque on
hi s departure by the OIC
ASJCOMMCEN, Mr Richard               Sir   Congratulations on                                                                                                                                                      ARE YOU
"Tug" Wilson. himself an
ex-naval communicator.
                                   Anthony  your promotion
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                                      A chapter meeting on May                                              A CHILD CARE FACILITY                                                                                  CALLERS WILL BE GIVEN INFORMATION
                                  25 will have Mr Ia n                                                                                                                                                              ABOUT THEIR RIGHTS AND AVENUES
                                                                      Is situated at Endeavour House Complex, Randwick, Sydney. It offers quality
                                  Reynolds as guest speaker,                                                                                                                                                        AVAILABLE FOR FURTHER ACTION IF
                                                                      child care for Defence personnel. uniformed and civilian. It'is fully licenced and
                                  with slides on the latest of
                                  trips he has made to the
                                                                      users can qualify for government fee relief/subsidy.                                                                                                      DESIRED.
POIOIII 75 _ Q U l _                                                                              CONTACT THE DIRECTOR: (02) 314 1221
                                  Antarctic.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         NAVY NEWS, May 6, 1994 (107) 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                           2ND ANZAC MEDICAL SOCIETY
                                                                                                                                                                                                    5th Annual Scientific Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                          Darwin and Alice Springs week commencing 8 August 1994

                                       WIFELINE                                                                                                                                     • Theme: The Territory at War & Desert Survival · 4 days in Darwin with
                                                                                                                                                                                    Seminars at larrakeyah Barracks· ViSits to significant WWII military sites ·
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mess Dinner at HMAS CDDNAWARRA • 2 days in Alice SprlOgs and the out·
                                                                                                                                                                                    back · 1st class hotel accommodation throughout · Category A CME points
                                                                                                                                                                                    applied for
                                                                                                                                                                                    For further information and re\l lstration forms , please contaci Dr Don
 ADELAIDE: On May 10 the Monthly Meeting will be held at Naval House, 13                                                                                                            Faithlull on (02) 982 4217 (lei and lu number).
Hutt Street, Adelaide commencing at lO.30am.
   Please bring a plate of mom-          A Thrift Shop opens on           and every other Friday, there is a
ing tea.                              Fridays from lOam till noon and     craft morning. For more details,                                                                                                 ATTENTION
   For more information, please       coffee mornings. For more infor-    contact Debbie on 592 6968.                                                                                           ALL EX ADULT ENTRY INTAKE and INSTRUCTORS 01
comaCl Faith Green on 332 2536        mation contact Fiona on 23 2393
or Betty Thomas on 298 2720.          or Lt::ume on 21 0949.                  For infonnation on the activi-                                                                                             MORAN DIVISION
                                                                          ties for all WA based ships, the                                                                            HMAS CERBERUS· AUGUST 1965 -IT IS PROPOS ED TO HOlO A
            ***                                   ***                     fLO is available on 527 9233.
                                                                                                                                                                                       RE·UNION IN AUGUST 1995 - Interested people please contact:
   NOWRA: The next Coffee                CONI'ACTGROUPS- \VA:                         ***                                                                                          J Terry Norman (A.H.) (08) 311712 · Alan Leggate (A H.) (03) 763 6942



                                                                                                                                               ,
Morning will be held on May 18           TORRENS will be meeting at
commencing at 9.30am and it
will be combined with a lace
                                      McDonalds for lunch on June 12
                                      at I I am. To book, please call
                                                                             CERBERUS: The next func.,
                                                                          tion will be held on May 10 with
                                                                          Glamour Photos - this is to let
                                                                                                                                                                                   I Les Quarrell (A.H.) (09) 397 0496 · EriC Arthur (A.H.) (02) 618 2381
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Les Stiles (A.H.) (07) 207 8158
maki ng demonst ration. Contact       Leslie on 593 4373.
Leanne on 21 0949 for mo re                                               you know just how these glam-
information.
                                                   ***                    our photos can make you feel
                                                                          and look a million dollars.
   Albatross P laytime meets             DERWENT, weather permit-                                                                                                                         @@(tlro OINl1l'&'~~ 1MJ[lj]&.® o'~~(!J)IIWOINl ~@'?®
every Monday at l Oam. For                                                   For more information on the
more information contact Liz on
                                      ting. will be meeting for                                                                                                                            RE-UNION - SEPTEMBER 23-24, 1994
                                      Morning Tea in the park. Tea        above. call Shae on 83 9227 and
231556 or Kim on 218402.                                                                                                                                                            • Friday 23 - 6 .30pm - Impromptu get together. Penrith RSL • men
                                      and coffee provided, please bring   Val on 79 3176 for child care for
                                                                                                                                                                                       only. · Saturday 24 - 6.30pm-1200am Reun ion Dinner Dance,
   Craft Group meets every            a plate of morning tea. Contact     the function.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Panthers Leagues Club, Penrith , NSW. • Dress· Mess undress or
Friday morning co mmenc ing at        Ell en o n 527 8095 fo r more         Call Denise on 83 8373 and
9.30am. Babysitting is provided
                                                                                                                                            ."                                                        Formal attire · Cost $40 per head.
                                      information.                        Sharon on 79 2648. who are            Commodore Geoff Morton grateJully accepts corporate spon·                                                                   S
                                                                                                                                                                                                EX JUHIOR RECRUITS OF THE 41. 48 , 49 INTAKE WELCOME
:11 a COSt of 52 per child plus 5Ck
fo r lea/coffee. Any inqui ries.                  ***                     available for babysitting.
                                                                                                                 sorship Jrom David Godden of British Aerospace on behalf                                Contact: POUWSM Pete Wallen
please contact Carole Quinn on          DARW IN meets for a Coffee                    ***                       oj all members oj HMAS ALBATROSS Historic Flight who                        (059) 507490 DNATS 8 577490 or les Birch (02) 835 141 4
2~ 1747 .                             Morning every second Tuesday,           SPOUSES         OF      SUB·       volunteer many hours oJtheir time to keep historic aircraft
                                                                          l\.fARINERS: These ladies meet                                in the air.
                                                                          every Monday (onnight. with the
                                                                                                                                                                                              MELBOURNElEVANS REUNION
ADF's new Sydney                                                          next meeting to be held on May
                                                                           16 in the Senior Sailors' Mess at
                                                                          HMAS PLATYPUS commenc·                Historic flight                                                                    25th Anniversary
                                                                                                                                                                                       • Memorial Service: Friday 03 June. 1994. • Venue: Thomas Blaml"Y


         'home'
  The Department of                                                       ing at 9.45am until I 1.300m.                                                                                Square-. Russell Offices· Canhl"rra. • Follo'oling ,he service - a gunfire
Defence is purchasing new
business premises in the
middle of Sydney's Central
                                         A spoke sperson fo r the
                                                                            Babysitting is available. For
                                                                          more i nforma~on contact Hazel
                                                                          on 909 8359 or Debbie on 411
                                                                                                                wins a sponsor                                                           br~akfasl at Canberra RSL · COS I $7 per head - ALL WELCOME.

                                                                                                                                                                                       SUfI'ium and /amiUrs illthe EVANS erew u·jll attrnd wgcdu:r u'ilh RAN
                                                                                                                                                                                           and ex-RAN Tt'prcsrnwril't'5 /rum AusrraUan 51atcs and k>mfOT!CS.
Business District.                                                        6958.                                   The Navy Historic flight        how . by a band of vo lun -          GlI"lIOKI:   Ex·COPSRS Run B;lkcr (Oil 280 J06 I (B)· (01) 281 J55J (AH)
                                      Depanment said the decision
   The purchase of 270 Pitt                                                   Plans for a self defence
                                                                                                               of HMAS ALBATROSS                 teers.
                                      to purchase the building was
Street will follow an agree-                                              course, first aid course and bus     has received a boost to its          While most of this work is
                                      part of Defence's strategy of
ment of terms with Westpac                                                trips are on the drawing board. I    operati ons, with British         just hard yak ka. sometimes
                                      ra tio nal isin g i ts extensive
Bank.                                                                                                          Aerospace        Australia
   The 25 · store y building
                                      owned and leased property
                                                                          will keep yo u updated as more
                                                                          information becomes :wailabJe.       a nnouncing a corpo rate
                                                                                                                                                 {here are jobs requiring skills                HMAS AUSTRALIA
                                                                                                                                                 not available amongst the
will be used to accommodate
                                      portfolio throughout Sydney.
                                                                                      ***                      sponsorshi p offer, covering      volunteers. or needing access                VETERANS ASSOCIATION
Defence Centre Sydney. ele-             Jame s Lang WOll o n                                                   $5,000 worth of genera l          10 so phi sti cated workshops
                                                                             CAN BERRA : Missed the
ments of Navy Logistics and
a nu mber of areas of the
                                      Advi so ry i s act in g as
                                      Defence's Property Advi ser
                                                                          1993 Bush Dance? Here is your
                                                                          opponunity co attend a real fami-
                                                                                                               engineering support.
                                                                                                                  The historic flight consists
                                                                                                                                                 and equipment.
                                                                                                                                                    Th is is where the British
                                                                                                                                                                                       NATIONAL REUNION
Department outpo sted by              throughout the pu rchase            ly affair which comes highly rec-
Canberra.                             process.                            ommended. Mark. May 21 , 1994
                                                                                                               of a small number of ex-          Aerospace sponsorship will                                       AT KIAMA
                                                                                                               Navy airc raft wh ich are i n     fiII a gap.
                                                                          in your diary for the Bush Dance
                                                                                                               either flying condition, or are                                                    18TH , 19TH , 20TH , 21'T
     REMOVALS                         CRESWEll                            at Yarralumla Woolshed. For
                                                                          more infonnation contact Sue on
                                                                          2925595.
                                                                                                               in the process of restoration
                                                                                                               to fl y.
                                                                                                                                                    Br i ti sh    Aerospace
                                                                                                                                                 Australia won the contract
                                                                                                                                                 for aircraft component repair
                                                                                                                                                                                                    OCTOBER 1994
     Household Inventory
    Program (HHINV) V3.4
 Overseas and Domestic Fonnats
                                      magazine                                        ***
                                                                             Please feel free to call me. a
                                                                                                                 Th ese aircraft are st ill
                                                                                                               owned by the Department of
                                                                                                               Defence, and the Department
                                                                                                                                                 at the Naval Air Station last
                                                                                                                                                 November. and th ey now
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Enquiries to Secretary
                                                                                                                                                                                              David Hopkins (02) 7905847
     Context Sensitive Help              The 1993 Royal A usl-            letter is nOi always necessary.                                        manage most of Ihe work-
                                                                          Until next time. I look forward to   provides the fuel to allow a      shops on the base.
        Very easy to use              ralian Naval College Mag-
      Professional Producl                                                receiving yoor updated ankles al     few flying hours each year.
                                      azine is now available for                                                                                    The company was quick
     OK with PSO and DAS                                                  16 St Michae l" s Court.
                                      distribution.                       C;ooloongup WA 6 168 or call me        All of the other resources      to noti ce the need s of the
   Please send Initials, Surname         Thi s pub l ication cove rs      on (09) 527 4373. JULIE              needed to ke ep the fl igh l      Hi storic Flight and offered
    SeNice Number & disk size         many of the aspects of naval        DAWS.                                operating are provided some-      the sponsorship.
  IBM version $60 (incl. postage)     train ing and activities which
    (demo disk 5.25" or 3.5' $7,      occurred at H MAS CRES-
 S5 refund if program purchased)      WELL in 1993.
     MARSHALLSOFnNARE                    Free copies may be
     16 Adamson Crescent,             obtained by writing to: The
      Wanniassa ACT 2903              Editor, HMAS CRESWELL
     Ph. & Fax. (06) 2316671          M agaz in e, HMAS CRES-




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                  -
                                      WELL. JERVIS BAY 2540.                                                                                                                                         LEVEL 3, $32,066 - $36,381
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Position number 4151
                                                                                                                                                                                          The successful applicant for this position will
                                                                                                                                                                                          assist in the detailed integrated logistic support

         Prii1ceton
           ItOl.DEN
                                                                                                                                                                                          to project Bushranger including publications. in·
                                                                                                                                                                                          service support and delivery aspects and wilt act
                                                                                                                                                                                          as the system manager for the project office
                                                                                                                                                                                          ma nagement information system.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Eligibil ity/other requirements: Applica nts must
                                                                                                                                                                                          have an Associate Diploma from an Australian
                                                                                                                                                                                          TAFE institution or the equivalent, which, in the
                                                                                                                                                                                          opinion of the Secretary is appropriate to the
                                                                                                                                                                                          duties of the office.
                                                                                                                                                                                          NOTE: This is a security assessment position
                                                                                                                                                                                          and it is a requirement that the successful appli-
                                                                                                                                                                                          cant be eligible for consideration under existing
                                                                                                                                                                                          Commonwealth Government Security guidelines.
                                                                                                                                                                                          For further information and for duty statements
                                                                                                                                                                                          and selection criteria contact Major A Ross on
                                                                                                                                                                                          (06) 265 5661.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Selection for the above vacancy will be made
                                                                                                                                                                                          on the basis of merit which will be assessed



                                                                                                                                                                           -
                                                                                                                                                                                          in relation t o the specified selection criteria .
                                                                                                                                                                                          It is in the interest of all applicants to obtain
                                                                                                                                                                                          the selection criteria and frame their applica-
                                                                                                                                                                                          tions accordingly. Applicants should clearly
                                                                                                                                                                                          state their full names, contact telephone num-
                                                                           In their new location (l-r): Locum NSW Ste~e Dunning, FLO Leanne Zu ringer, PSO LCDR
                                                                                                                                                                                          bers, relevant experience and employment
                                                                                                    Tricia Clarke and PSA PO Wayne lAnham.
                                                                                                                                                                                          history and names and contact details of at
                                                                             Naval Personal Se rvices                                                                                     least two referees.
                                                                          Office - Soulh A ustralia
                                                                          has r elocat ed t o Defe nce
                                                                          Cen tre ,    A d elaid e at
                                                                          Keswick Barracks.
                                                                                                                PSO-SA                                                                   Applicants who are hearing or speech impaired
                                                                                                                                                                                         may obtain the duty statements and selection
                                                                                                                                                                                         criteria by calling the TTY phone on
                                                                                                                                                                                         (06) 2668444.


                                                                                                               relocated
                                                                             PSO-SA' s new office has                                                                                    The successful applicant will receive the normal
                                                                          been "officially" opened at a                                                                                  benefits applicable to employees in the Australian
                                                                          morning tea organised by the                                                                                   Public Service.
                                                                          Family Liaison Officer, Mrs                                                                                    Applications addressing the selection cr iteria
                                                                          Leanne Zuringer.                      Keswick, the PSO' s profile       EIiana Rossi and the FLO.              and quoting ARMYMATIMAT-AiMCE SECTI
                                                                             Among the many guests             has remained high.                    The NSW and FLO are                 3179 should be forwarded to:
                                                                          were mem be r s and their               The arrival of crews and       also focuss ing on ini tiatives
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Recruitment Officer
                                                                          families, rep re se nta tive s       fa milie s of the new sub·        in support of the --Year of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Department of Defence
                                                                          from the RAAF and A rmy              marines COL LI NS and              the Family".
                                                                                                                                                                                                                PO Box E33
                                                                          an d former CO HMAS                  FARNCOMB has seen an                  A si x-week semina r.                                  Queen Victoria Terrace
                                                                          ENCOUNTER. CM DR B.                  inc rease in the workload of      addre ss ing issues facing                                 CANBERRA ACT 2600
                                                                          Gorringe.                            the PSO.                           spouses of subm ariners. i s
                                                                                                                                                                                         by 10 June 1994.
                                                                             With the decommission·               LCDR Tricia Clarke, cur-       current ly bei ng de ve loped .

                  466 Chapel Rood, Bonkslown
                                                                      •    ing of HMAS ENCOUNT-                rently acting as PSO. antici-     along with several other pT().                                 The Department of Defence
                                                                                                                                                                                                            is an Equal Opportunity Employer
                                                                           ER in late M arch and the           pates increasing demand for       jects aimed at utili si ng the
          12'   790 1234 Fax 790 0033                                     establishment of Navy                the services of the PSO, the      skills and expenise of spouses
                                                                           SuppOrt Office-SA at                Nava l Social Worker, Mrs         in suppon of other families.

12 (108) NAVY NEWS, May 6,1994
  Ropes course provides
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                                                                                                                                                                                              By



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                                                                                                                                                                                          Marty Karow




  lessons for work place
                                                                                                                                                                                  I have infonna tion and
                                                                                                                                                                               entry form s for th e " Big
                                                                                                                                                                               Sydney Bike Rid e" 10 be

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               'AV.A·G O ~
                                                                                                                                                                               held a t a nd aro und the
                                                                                                                                                                               Penrith Panthers Leagues
                                                                                                                                                                               C lu b in Syd ney on
      T r ai nin g Ce ntr e                   the training centre have com-                                                                                                 _ Sunday, May 29, starting                           (NS W ) is hold ing a                                  ClUb. Nominations to Jim
   ALB ATR OSS has now                        pleted the day's activities.                                                                                                  :: at 0900. Provided you are                         Se n 'ices' bo wls da y on                             O'Connor (07) 266 85 21
   progressed morc th a n 100                                                                                                                                               S of an average fitn ess le,·el                      Mo nda y, Jun e 27, com.                               or Sally Eckel (07) 283
                                                By the end of the day all                                                                                                   : and ha " e a b icycl e in                          mencing atlOOO. The day
   p e r sonne l f r o m H1\.tAS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4397.
                                              groups agree they have not                                                                                                    S good co ndit ion you                               will be dedicated to the
   ALBATR OSS and it s
   lodge r un its throu g h th e
                                              only learned somethi n g
                                              about how teams work but
                                                                                                                                                                            :: should be a b le to co m·                         memo ry of t he se rvice-                                           ***
   HMAS C RESWELL High                                                                                                                                                      S plete the 65km dista nce.                          m e n and wom e n wh o                                     The 1994 Old Windsor
                                              something about themselves.                                                                                                   S Contact me at KUTTA B·                             ha'·e sen 'ed their country                            C up rugby 7s k nocko ut
   Ropes Cou rse.
                                               Head Facilitator, LEUT                                                                                                       :: UL on (02) 359 3648 for                           in war and peacetime. A                                will be held at the Navy
     The course is designed to                                                                                                                                              ::entry forms_                                       plaq ue unveiling ceremo.                              Sports Complex, R and-
  build teamwork and foc uses
                                              Mark Muir. discusses themes
                                              10 be co ncent rated on for                                                                                                                    ***
                                                                                                                                                                                  LSPT Phil Day at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ny wi ll be conducted on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 completio n of compeli -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        wic k, on Wed n esda y,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        May 11 , commencing at
  discuss ions and activities on              each group prior to the day
  the themes of leadership.                   so any workplace proble ms                                                                                                       Navy In door Sports                               tion. Personnel interested                             0900. Team nomi nations
  communic:nions, trust, prob-                can be addressed.                                                                                                                Cent re. Sydney. is the                           in partici pat ing are to                              a r e to be for wa rded to
  lem solving. negotiation. se lf                                                             In the afternoo n groups            to explore many of the issues                point of con tact fo r all                        co ntact CPO Trevor                                    LSPT Phil Dayan (02) 359 _
  esteem and risk taking.                        The prog ram progresses                   take to the trees for lhe high         posed by NQM and slowly                      Asics spo rt s shoes and                          Hend e r so n on (02 ) 359                             2406.
                                              from trust bui ldi ng and com¥               co urse ~ about 15 m above             change the culture of person·             _ clothing at fac tory prices.                       2210.                                                               ***
    Groups from RANffiWSS .                   mun ications exercises to a
                                              low elements course in the
                                                                                           lhe ground.
                                                                                              LEUT Mui r said. " T he
                                                                                                                                  nel at HMAS ALBATROSS.
                                                                                                                                     " It provides a low threat
                                                                                                                                                                            :: Phi l ca n be contacted on                                       ***                                      If you have any articles
  AMSO , H58 17 Sq uadron.                                                                                                                                                  § (02) 359 2406 for ordering                            On August 12 the Naval                            fo r Av-A-Go, don't hesi-
  CPOAT-4 Course. ESU and                     morning.                                     high ropes course allows us            env iro nment where leader·               Sdeta il s and you can view                          Men's Association of Pine                            tate to ma il t hem in to
                                                                                                                                  sh ip, commun ications, and               :: the Asics range on display                        Rivers (Qld) is organisi ng                          me. My address, P O PT
                                                                                                                                  team skills can be discussed              Sat the NISC.                                        a Navy go lf day. The y                              Ma rt y Ka r ow . S p o r ts
                                                                                                                                  betwe e n personnel of all                ::               ***                                 would appreci:ne any Navy                            Office, HMAS KUTTAB-
                                                                                                                                  ra nks and lesso ns learn ed              S   T he Ea r lwood Ba r d -                         or ex-Navy golfers to nom-                           UL, Garden Isla nd NSW
                                                                                                                                  can be taken back to improve              ~ w~lI Park Bowling Club                             inale at Wiamiama Country                            2000.
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      It was a p leasu r e t o                                                             Steve Power, Russ                                                             per day - 587 week.
                                                                                           S ha lders a nd Brian                    U npowered Tenl Site & 2 pers. $10.50 per day - $66 week.
  renew acq ua inta nce s                                                                                                           Powered Tent Site & 2 pers. $12.50 per day - $79 week.
  wit h Muscle Bosun Neil                                                                  Ba r ker wieldi ng th e                  Extra pers: Adult $4, Child 53, Extra car $3 per day .
  Haslop who is do ing a                                                                   make an d mend st icks                   $4 .00 per day surcharge applies between December 2t and
  gr ea t job in H MA S                                                                    with great power .                       January 31 and Easter holidays.
                                                                                                                                    Permanent Van s ites : Annual charge plus 2 persons
  PERTH. T he ship visited
- Brisbane a nd while there                                                                          ***
                                                                                              Regretfully Ihi s year I
                                                                                                                                    51 ,675; Children $85; Extra car/day $3; Boat storage $3 per
                                                                                                                                              ini
                                                                                                                                    week. M Golf adults S5. child S3. Tennis, tenants $3 (non
  played a game or r ugby                                                                  had to withdraw my "Old                  tenants 56) .
                                                                                                                                    Caravan and Tent sites : Civilian tariff less 40% .
  agai nst fellow visitor                                                                  Salts" rugby learn from the              Private Vans Permanent on s ite: Civilian tariff less 20% .
  TOB R UK . T he r es u lt                  the " Berroccas" in Vila                      Mo ns Cup day at                         Cottages - Service (family rate) from December 01 , 92.                             Consists of 10 New Cottages, 8 Park Home Vans, 4 On·Site Caravans and
  PERTH 34-8 in the rugby                    ao d drawi ng a ga me in                      Randwic k. My apologies                  First 2 days ($35 per day) thence 525 per day.                                      130 Cam ping sites situated in 9 acres of beautiful shaded parkland. Fronts
                                                                                                                                    Weekly (Peak) S220 - Shoulder St 70 - E     conomy S1 5O.                           directly onto the safe beach and clear waters of Geographic Bay. Central
  and 3-0 in the soccer. It                  Wellington .        Macca                     to the NSW s ide. 1 had                  Extra pers: Service 52 , Civilian 55. Nil extra child.                              to South West tourist spots and all sporting facilities.
  was hoped that PERTH's                     Mc P herson h ad great                        withdrawa ls due to work                 Surcharge $7 per day fo r major school and public holidays ..
  C aptain Russ S halders                    games and hopes to win                        co mmi tm e nts and some                 Cottages - Civilian (family rate)                         .                                                            IMCf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SE PERSON   Na                 C IVllWIS
                                                                                                                                    Peale Season: Weekly $525, Daily $75                                                                    Seasonal Dlily RIle Weekly·staSOllflR;de WeeklyTlritl
  would again make a great                   national a nd ASRU ha n·                      injuries but nex t year we               Shoulder Season: Weekly $340, Daily mid week $48 ,                                                               OFF          ON            F
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               OF            OM         Off          011
  a ppearanc e on th e                       o urs t h is se ason. Siggi                   hope to be back bigger and               Daily weekend S56 .                                                                 ModemCatlages
  ground but he forgot his                   Sagigi       and    Be nn y                   bener.                                   Economy Season: Weekly 5255 , D mid week 535,
                                                                                                                                                                         aily                                           2P!o",                       511         128          1135          SIM         1225        S300
  boots. In a friendly game
  on the ir rece nt tour
                                             Cartw ri ght wen t we ll
                                             also as d id A ng u s
                                                                                                    ***
                                                                                             Ca irns rugby rraterni-
                                                                                                                                    Daily weekend 556.
                                                                                                                                    Peak Season is D 25 - Jan 31 (E
                                                                                                                                                      ec                 aster and Oct Uwkend incl)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Part lIoIIIeViIIIS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        +Mntl 2P!opie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ,btrlll Frintlia 011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SI9          S23          IID2         S132         11m        $120
                                                                                                                                    Shoulder Seasons are Feb 01 - End A      utumn School Hols lexcl
  CA PT Sha lders won the                    Arm st r ong a n d Ta rfy                     ty will soon lose the ser-               Easter Uwkend) and Start Spring School Hols -.Dec 24 excl                           VftS +Annel 2People
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ,                          $14          118           175         SI~         1125        $175
  t ack lin g a ward with a                  Crocke r. Ba mbi Dea r-                       vices of ce n t r e an d                 Oct Uwkend)                                                                                Additional persons $2 daily in all on-site accommodation
  100 per ce nt effort. One                  ing's soccer side also had                    winger Ji mm y Ke lc hell _              Economy Season - days other than Peak or Shoulder Seasons
                                                                                                                                        Write to : Alan & Audry Jorgenson (Ex CPOpn                                                 On-season dales - 01 October 93 - 02 May 94
  out of one. PERTH has a                    a gr eat to ur d efea tin g                   wh o has repre se n ted                        Bungalow Park. BURRILL LAKE, NSW 2539                                                   O ff-season dates - 02 May 93 - 29 September 94
                                                                                                                                                   TELEPHONE : (044) 55 1621                                                                     Tariff on application.
  g r eat sports r e puta ti on              " Ql d He b r idia ns" in                     Ca irns for seve r al sea ·
  and played rour games on                   Vila. The golf club a lso                     sons . .Jim will be missed                                                                                                          WRITE TO: Frank & Judy Frimston (Ex WOMTP)
  its recent tour defeating                  gained momentum wit h                         fo r hiS sense of humour                                                                                                             n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AmbU Caravan Park, P.O. Box 232, Busselton. WA 6280
                                                                                                                                             FORSTER GARDENS                                                                               TELEPHONE: (097) 55 4079
:'1l11l11l11l11l1l1l11tUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!'   as well as for his rugby
                                                                                           abilit y. He h as also                  Alfordable. good holidays in the beautilul FosterfTuncuny area m the
                                                                                                                                   north of NSW Plenty of facilities available. Weekly. fortnightly bookmgs
   AUSTRALIAN DEFENCEFORCESAILING ASSO CIATION PRESENTS                                    pl aye d for t he " Old                 etc .. take on a Saturday to SalUlday baSIS                                                                    APPLICATION FORM
                                                                                           Salts" ror the past two                 Shoft (erm bookings may be available at Short notice
                         ~'94                                                              seasons.                                                                                                                     The M anager
 _ A fleet of ADFSA yachts will leave on August 27, 1994, for a 2·                                                                 . Weekly Tariff s                  Service Personnel             Civilians           Please book
 month sailing adventure for Cairns and return. They will visit Coffs                               ***
                                                                                              Although being paid off              AU NSW School HolKlays
                                                                                                                                   01 - 29 January        ...... .
                                                                                                                                                                                   $2"
                                                                                                                                                                                   S270
                                                                                                                                                                                                          5450
                                                                                                                                                                                                          5470
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        me a                   0 Cottage 0 On-site Van 0 Van site
 Harbour, Southport, Bundaberg, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns. _                           MORETON still has an                    Peak Season (Sept· April)                       S2t5                   $265          Period Ir.                                               10 .
                                                                                           indoor c ricket team.                   Olf-Peak Season (May-Aug)                       S155                   S165          Second
 Sailing experience is not necessary. - You will need to be fit and                                                                Short Term Tariffs
                                                                                           Pro mine nt players Nick                                                                                                     choice If.                                                to .......... ..... ...... .
 able to work and live wilh other people in what may at time be                                                                    Overnight                                         $55                   170
 arduous condition _ This adventure should ensure Defence per·                             Rabache. Dave Brading,                  Each additional night                             $40                   $45
                                                                                                                                   Public Holidays Ilong                                                                Name                                                            Rnk/TitJe ..
 sonnel gain offshore sailing experience. _ Each member is expect-                         Bob Nicholls. Carl Sedden.              Weekend s (3 "'ghts)                            ,,8lI                  $2"
 ed to work while onboard the yachts: manning watches, cooking,                            Brad Reese. Greg Paul.                  Bed linen HIre - $5 per person pel .... ee~                                          No. Adults                                         No . Children ............. ... .
                                                                                           Wayne Bramwell and                                      For booIr;ingsl_nqu;ries con tact
 repairing equipment and daily duties. Interested ?                                                                                            Ian & Sheila Mc Laughlin (Ex CPOWTR)                                     Address
            Contact: SGT Rob Siotter, Cairnsail '94.                                       Scotty Ansell are playing                     ~ ForSlerGardens". PO Bo x 20. Forster. NSW 2428
   ESS, 77S0N, RAAF BASE, WI LLIAMTOWN NSW 2314                                            well and hope to have the                          TEL EPHONE: (0651 54 6027                                                                                                              Phone .
          PH: (049) 28 6447 FAX: (049) 28 7570                                             last Navy side in the finals.
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                                                                                                                                                 Steinman wins
                                                                                                                                                 ADF triathlon
                                                                                                                                                    Navy's Ken Steinman
                                                                                                                                                 has won the men's division
                                                                                                                                                 of the seventh annual
                                                                                                                                                 Australian Defence Force
                                                                                                                                                 Inter-Service Triathlon.
                                                                                                                                                    The event was he ld in
                                                                                                                                                 the burnt out Ku-rin g-gai
                                                                                                                                                 National Park.
                                                                                                                                                    Forty-six co mpetito rs
                                                                                                                                                 slogged out one of the tough-
                                                                                                                                                 est rated courses in
                                                                                                                                                 Australia.
                                                                                                                                                    The course was rated a 'lit-
                                                                                                                                                 tie harder th is year with a
                                                                                                                                                 light coa ting of rain just
                                                                                                                                                 prior to the stan of the race.
                                                                                                                                                    After a 12km swim, 50km
                                                                                                                                                 cycle a nd a 10km run the
                                                                                                                                                 fini sh line was a we lcome
                                                                                                                                                 sight for most of the com-
                                                                                                                                                 petitors.
                                                                                                                                                    First to conquer the course
                                                                                                                                                 in a time of two ho urs 2 1
                                                                                                                                                 minutes and 32 seconds was
                                                                                                                                                 Steinman representing Navy.           Th e General Manager G.F. Food Services, Mr Rodney Fay,
                                                                                                                                                    Jayman Davies, also rep-                      and triathlon winner Ken Steinman.
                                                                                                                                                 resenting Navy was third.
                                                                                                                                                                                      Competitors had to adapt          (Canberra Fire Brigade) in a
                                                                                                                                                   The first woman to finish       to minor alterations to the          time of 5 1 mi nutes and 48
                                                                                                                                                in a time of two hours 45          course layout due to the             seco nd s, third went to J.
                                                                                                                                                minutes and 12 seconds was         bushfi res.                          Pretty (Anny) in a time of 53
                                                                                                                                                Vicki Tanner (Anny).                  The outcome of this year's        minutes and 43 seconds.
                                                                                                                                                   The Dave Negus Mini             event saw a win 10 M. Davis             lTh1AS PENGUlN would
                                                                                                                                                Triathlon was also contested       (Anny) in a time of 50 min-          like to thank G.F. Food
                                                                                                                                                in conjunction with the ADF        utes and 56 seconds. closely         Services (U ncle Tobys) for
                                                                                                                                                inter-Service event.               followed by K. Hansen                supporting the event.




                                                                                                                                                 Sailors agree
                                                                                                                                                          •
                                                                                                                                                 NITRe unique
                                                                                                                                                    Nationally a nd inte m a -     of 36 races.                         54 races for 12 NSW club
                                                                                                                                                tionall y small boat racing           Navy's team gained valu-          teams.
                                                                                                                                                is t r ending towa rds s hort      able exp/~rie n ce but was no           Navy ente red two teams
                                                                                                                                                cour-se, short length races.       match for the winners, Black         with its A team finishin g
   Fleet has won the 1994 RADM Sir David Ma rtin                        Clarke, Russ Langsdale, Chri s Chambers and Wayne                           Navy's skill in this field.    Rock SC, with its team of six        third behind Bayview Yacht
     Midweek Golf Competition,                                          Clemmell.                                                               demonstrated in its Invi tation    Olympic aspirants. Second            Racing Assoc iation a nd
                                                                      Best scores of the day were carded by Craig Marqui s                      Team Racing Championshi p          was Mordialloc SC, which             Ro ya l Prince Alfred YC .
   This year's grand fi nal was played at the New Brighton
                                                                        (KUTTABU L) 38 point s. Sh iner Wright (Fleet) 36                       (NITRC). is unique.                will also represent Victoria.        These cl ubs will therefore
     Golf Club in Sydney.
                                                                        points and Darryl Oehm (Northern Establishments) 34                         The Navy event involves                                             represent NSW.
  Forming part of the day 's competition was a rematch                                                                                                                               Navy's local team fini shed           Ten teams raced 35 races
                                                                        poinls.                                                                  all states and territories.
    between the teams representing the Fleet and Northern                                                                                                                          second of eight teams in the         in Wes t Austra lia where
                                                                      Lady Mart in pre sented the RADM Sir David Martin                             In March-April regattas        ACT' s regatta run by ADFA.
    Establishmenls which Fleet won fou r games to three.                Trophy to the winning team al a function in the FIMA                    were run for sailing clubs to                                          STIRLLNG 's boats and staff
  The win pitted FJeet. having fini shed second in the overall          Sydney conference room on Wednesday.                                    compete for the privilege of          After a weekend of 28             provided support but where
    points score. up against the tO of the ladder KUTIAB-
                                   p                                  Meanwhile, the NGA championships will be played at the                    representing their state at the    race s the YMCA Sai lin g            Navy was unable to raise a
    ULteam.                                                             Narellan Cou ntry Club on May 18 with tee time s                        NITRC in Sydney.                   Club became the territory 'S         team.
  Again it was a very tight contest with Reel winning four              between 0900 and 1031 .                                                     In Victoria CERBERUS's         representative in the champi-           The America 's Cup wi n-
    games to three.                                                   Green fee s are $ 12 with NGA membership of $ 10.00                       sail ing section s upported        onship.                              ning club. Royal Perth YC,
  Both the Fleet v Northern Establishments and the KUT-                 payable on the day.                                                     Mordialloc SC in runn in g            Over Apri l 16- 17 th e           was no matc h for Mount s
    TAB UL v Fleet matches were decided at the 18th hole              Tee times mu st be booked through CPONPC Wayne                            the selection series.              Command Sail Trainin g               Bay SC and so the laller
                                                                        Clemmen on 359 2246.                                                        Twelve team s of three.        Cenue staff. with assistance        forms the West's NITRC
    with notable performances by Zoran Tisma. Nobby
                                                                                                                                                crews each completed a tota1       from Navy vo lunteers, ran           team.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tasmania will be repre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sented by the Roya l Yacht
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       C lub of Ta s mania and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Quee ns land by the Ro yal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Queensland Yacht Squadron.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The e leven representative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       teams from around Australia
     O 'D
    Y U BE PETTER OFF GETTING                                                  AN1A1EURSBUILT lHE                                                  • AhlD       IDJFE~t-jALS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       race against the Navy's top
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       crews off Ru shcullers Bay
   A OOESSlot-J4L TO BUILt> YDUR                                                Rr<
                                                                               A ?-DNNYcoo                                                          '2l1ILT lHE TITANIC, b                                             on May 7-8.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Alt hough Navy won the
   fflAT                                                                                                                                                                                                               championship in its ftfSt four
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       years, the trophy has since
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       travelled wi th in NSW. to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       South Ausu a1ia and last year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to Queensland.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This year the competition,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      covered by nati onal media .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be as intense and com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      petitive as ever.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Navy supporters and spec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      tators are welcome.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          T he ve nue is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Co mman d Sa il Training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Centre. Rushcuners Bay. and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      detai ls are availab le fro m
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      staff there on 362 4312.          1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ,(
14 (1 10) NAVY NEWS, May 6,1 994
      Five major RAN neel unils ha ve sailed from Syd ney,
    bound for a month· long five· nation exercise off Hawaii.
    Exercise RIMPA C 94 involves navies from Australia,
    United Siaies of America, So ulh Korea, Japan and
    Canada and begins on May 23.
       Leading the RAN Task Group from Sydney were the guided mi s-
    sile frigates (FFGs) HMAS SYDNEY (commanded by Commander
     R.M. McMillan) and HMAS DARWIN (CMDR L. N. Pataky).
       Sail in g the fo ll ow ing day we re the g uided mi ss ile destroyer
    HM AS HOBART (Capta in 1.R. Stapleton) and fl eet oi ler HM AS
    SUCCESS (Captain 1.S. O· Hara).
       Al so participating is the submarine HM AS OVENS (LCDR S.M.
    O · Hearn ).
       The Australian units are manned by more than 1,000 perso nnel.
       They wi ll j oin more than 50 other warships and auxiliaries and
    units from the US Coast Guard, Air Fo rce, Army and Marine Corps.
       RIM PAC 94 is the 14th in the series of biennial exercises which
    began in 1971.
       Australian sailors and ainnen have parti cipated in all of them.
       RIM PAC (RIM of the PACIFIC) is designed to enhance tactical
    capabilities of the ships and perso nnel in major aspects of maritime
    operations at sea.                                                       A8MTP Pritchard had Kelly Hammond (left) and Deanna Donald            A p ensive SOli Matthew pOllders dad   pove Veal/'s departure.
       For the RAN, RIMPAC provides a rea l opportunity to sec ure skills                         to farewell him.
    needed to operate i.n a hostile environment, well demonstrated in the
    Gu lf War.
       It is a unique opportunity for Austral ian ships and aircraft to con-
    duct tactical live weapons firings and integrate with a large mu ltina-
    tional force.
       It is al so an econom ica l and efficient use of the fuel all owance
    with increased training benefit achi eved.
                         BATTLE GROUPS
      In each RlMPAC, two separate baule groups conduct independe nt
   training and operational exercises.
      They then move into large-scale free play actions in a variety of
   environments, spanning all warfare discipl ines.
      RJMPA C tests and develops:
      • Com mand and control at all leve ls, including demanding hi gh-
   level command experience fo r RAN officers.
      • Commun ications over a vast area.
      • Operational performance in a testing tactical environment.
      • Interoperability.
      • Equipment performance and employment.
      • Tact ics and commanders' tactical abili ty.
      • Rules of engagement interplay.
      • New combined procedures.
   D Farewell pictures by Nava l Photographic Unit, Sydney.                   " / '11 miss you, " Cara McMullin assures ABCSO S I.a w.         " Look dad, they fit me ... " bab)' Michelle could well be sayillg to
                                                                                                                                                                        LSBM Mark Gibbs.




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