HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06)

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Name: HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06)
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Newcastle manoeuvres training outcome

While supporting HMAS Rankin's unit readiness evaluation in the West Australian Exercise Area recently, HMAS Newcastle had the unique opportunity to consolidate anti-submarine warfare skills completed during their unit readiness workup in September.Officer ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sailors found not guilty of rape

"It's a ridiculous story, I suggest, for the smoking pit - you made it up as some sort of war story," Lieutenant Paul Hogan asserted."No, it happened sir," the alleged victim replied.The court martial heard that before he reported the alleged hazing, ... [Published Nelson Mail - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Women in uniform: is scandalised, wounded ADF finally heading in the right direction?

It is hardly headline news that male ADF personnel have been involved in unacceptable behaviour and the denigration of women. This year, photos posted online showed special forces soldiers, some in uniform, entertaining topless female "escorts" on a Western ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bunbury cadets to tour navy warship HMAS Newcastle

BUNBURY navy cadets will have the chance to tour a warship when the Royal Australian Navy’s guided missile frigate HMAS Newcastle visits our shores today. BUNBURY navy cadets will have the chance to tour a warship when the Royal Australian Navy’s guided ... [Published Bunbury Mail - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sailor denies concocting rape allegation to claim compensation

The young able seaman was expecting trouble.Having reached the end of a year-long stint aboard the guided missile frigate HMAS Newcastle, the skinny youth suspected his crewmates were planning a hazing for his last night at sea."When leaving the ship ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sailor saw aftermath of hazing ritual

A NAVY sailor who was allegedly raped with a rubber chicken says he saw his colleague crawling along the deck after that man's "last night on ship" ritual.ABLE seamen Jonathan Walter and Mitchell Summers face charges relating to the alleged assault and ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 5 reports

Navy sailor recounts alleged rape on HMAS Newcastle at court martial hearing

A young navy technician says he did not report allegedly being raped and assaulted on the frigate HMAS Newcastle for more than a year because he was "embarrassed" and afraid of "repercussions".A Sydney court martial has heard the 24-year-old able seaman ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 23 2014]

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"During these manoeuvres, the reduced stability of a submarine on the surface was apparent and provided an additional challenge for the officers of the watch due to the increased difficulty in maintaining the correct station in relation to Rankin's position."
"It's a ridiculous story, I suggest, for the smoking pit - you made it up as some sort of war story" Lieutenant Paul Hogan asserted
..."If you're not up to it find something else to do with your life," he said. "There is no place for you among this band of brothers and sisters."
"I was grabbed, pinned down and tied up with cable ties … in a hog-tie type fashion."

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Newcastle manoeuvres training outcome [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
Sailors found not guilty of rape [Published Nelson Mail - Oct 29 2014]
Women in uniform: is scandalised, wounded ADF f... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 27 2014]
Bunbury cadets to tour navy warship HMAS Newcastle [Published Bunbury Mail - Oct 17 2014]
Sailor denies concocting rape allegation to cla... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 26 2014]
Sailor saw aftermath of hazing ritual [Published Tasmania Mercury - Sep 23 2014]
Navy sailor recounts alleged rape on HMAS Newca... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 23 2014]
Navy hazing victim tells of attack [Published Northern Territory News - Sep 22 2014]
Sailor screamed 'stop' at raping by rubber chic... [Published Canberra Times - Sep 22 2014]
Sailors plead guilty to hog-tying and assault d... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
Two able seamen plead guilty over hog-tying sai... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 22 2014]
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