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Monday 30 October, 2017


WORKPLACE REMUNERATION AGREEMENT: Read all about what you’ll get under the new WRA. – special lift-out

LONG FAREWELL: Almost 80 years after his death, AB John Frederick Ellis was remembered by the crew of HMAS Newcastle at a memorial service in Diego Suarez, Madagascar. – page 2.

TESTING TIMES: The ship’s company of HMAS Hobart has passed its first challenging series of trialsat sea. – page 4.

IN SYNC IN SINGAPORE: HMAS Adelaide visited Singapore last month to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces. – centre

And in sport:

IN TOUCH: Queensland dominates the 2017 Defence National Touch Championships, winning the finals in all three divisions. – back page


MANE EVENT: Army personnel learn to ride horses to join the re-enactment of the Battle of Beersheba in Israel, including a three-day march through the Negev Desert. – PAGES 1 and 3

FORCE FIELDED: Exercise Northern Shield proves Army’s capability for a rapid response. – CENTRE

MONEY MATTERS: Read the latest ADF Workplace Remuneration Arrangement to see what you will receive. – LIFT-OUT

And in sport

GRUELLING CONTEST: Army athletes compete against the world’s best in the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. – PAGES 31-32


FAREWELL, OLD FRIEND: Family, friends, dignitaries and the wider Defence community attended the funeral of former Deputy Chief of Air Force AVM Brenton Espeland. – Page 2.

DEEP IMPACT: How Exercise Black Dagger has given our next generation of joint terminal attack controllers cutting-edge skills. – Pages 4-5.

VENDING SPENDING: We reveal how Air Force personnel are reaping the rewards from the Army and Air Force Canteen Service. – Page 8.

YOUNG GUNS: Air Force trainees learn the deft art of formation flying during a “form camp” at RAAF Base Learmonth. – Pages 14-17.

THE WRA – YOUR HIP POCKET: What the latest agreement means to you. – Four page feature

And in sport: Queensland dominates in the Defence National Touch Championships; ADF Rugby Union’s community engagement with a school pupils; gearing up to take on Army in T20 cricket – Pages 27, 28.

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