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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.