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Duty First or Duty of Care

Peter Adamis 15 June 2014.  At the present moment, the Australian Defence is undergoing enormous reviews and changes of paradigms of a bygone era.  Changes such as addressing the gender issue, workplace cultures and the discrimination and harassment matters that have been dogging many of the current leaders. A copy of the article may be…

Australian Defence Force mental health & well being study

Photo courtesy Ben Quilty. The ADF studied the prevalence rates of the most common mental disorders, optimal cut-offs for relevant mental health measures, and the impact of occupational stressors.  ADF prevalence rates were compared to an Australian sample matched for age, sex and employment. Nearly 49% of ADF current serving members participated in the study between…

Hans Fleer

I wrote the attached article with the support and advice from Mick Angell, Bill Cane & Gary Adams (A company 1969/70).  As the Acoy Representative for the 6 RAR Association, it was customary to provide a representative on behalf of the Association.  A copy of the completed article may be downloaded by clicking on: FLEER Johannes…

MCBonnie Wasiu

MCBonnie Wasiu.    For those who are about to read my notes on Bonnie Wasiu, I make no apologies and have pulled no punches. Although I have been provided with support to write this story, I have written about Bonnie as I have seen him through my eyes and the opinions are my own only. There…

Introduction

Welcome to Vigilance, a website dedicated to those who have served, continue serving and/or are forever watchful.  This website is ten years online although the origins of it began in the year 1998. It first began as a dedication to those who had served with the Royal Australian Regiment, but over the years developed into involving…