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Maritime Logistics Community News : Autumn 2009
NAVY SUPPLY NEWSLETTER AUTUMN 2009 3 EdiToRiAL BoARd Chairman CMDR L.J. Batchler, RAN Assistant Director of Navy Professional Requirements (Supply) Members Supply Advisory Council Editor Editor: LEUT Amanda Frape, RAN Staff Officer to Head of Supply Community Published by Walsh Media Pty Ltd Suite 908, 343 Little Collins Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000 Phone: 03 9670 6154 Advertising enquiries Contact David Walsh on Phone: 03 9670 6154 Email: email@example.com deadline For Spring 2009 Edition Friday, 11 September 2009 Contributions should be sent to: The Editor, Navy Supply Newsletter C/- DGMARSPT Locked Bag 12 PYRMONT NSW 2009 email: NavySupply.Newsletter@defence.gov.au CoNTENTS Message from Head of Supply Community: Commodore Bob Richards 1 From the Editor’s Desk: LEUT Amanda Frape, RAN 4 Supply Promotions & Farewells Supply Awards & Qualifications Directorate of Naval Professional Requirement Supply and Health Faculty Fleet Headquarters – Chief Staff Officer (Support) The Poster’s Page Sailor’s Career Management Page – ‘Out of Branch’ Creation of the Operational Logistics (OPLOG) Primary Qualification Australian Clearance Diving Teams One and Four The Canberra Class – Two Capital Ships by 2015 Fleet Logistic Support Element 5 7 9 14 20 22 23 24 26 28 30 Supporting Navy Capability: JP 2077 Current and Future Writer Employment Graded Other Ranks Pay Structure Maritime Sustainment and Support: The Future State in Focus - Victoria Australian Technical Staff Officer Course Why Attend the Single Service Component of the Staff Course? Fleet Supply Awards – Supply Excellence Award and the Silver Platter Academic and Leadership Training Awards during 2008 CJLOG Visits Hmas Success 2008 Navy Supply Community BBQ Naval Supply History 34 36 38 39 40 43 44 45 46 46 47 48 disclaimer The Navy Supply Newsletter is the journal for the Royal Australian Navy Supply Community. The content and advertisements, and the opinions of the authors do not necessarily reflect service policy and, unless otherwise stated, should not be constructed as Orders, Instruction or Directives or endorsing a company service product or enterprise. The attention of advertisers is drawn to the Trade Practices Act 1974, the provisions in the Act that apply to advertising and/or any other relevant State legislation. It is not possible for the Board of Management to ensure that advertisements which are published in this magazine comply in all respects with the Act and/or any relevant State legislation and the responsibility must therefore be on the person, company or advertising agency submitting the advertisement for publication. Both Walsh Media Pty Ltd and the Navy Editorial Board of Management reserve the right to refuse any advertisement without stating the reason. distribution To be added to the distribution list contact the Editor. Cover: L-R: FLSE FBE - preparing stores for delivery L-R, ABSN Sarah Hickling, LEUT S. Reynolds, LSSN Prince and LSSTD Heidi Cullis; LHD1 First Steel Cutting, Spain September 2008; L-R: CDRE A. Smith, CDRE D. Letts, CDRE R. Richards. F: CDRE G. Ferguson, CDRE P. Kinghorne, RADM B. Robinson and CDRE C. Thomas. ISSN 0816-4258 Navy Supply Newsletter Copyright© Commonwealth of Australia 1998