Our next Sydney meeting will be at the Occidental Hotel on Wednesday
14th November – full details will be sent by email. Our speaker will be
the Commanding officer of HMAS Canberra, Captain Ashley Papp FNI RAN. Do
come if you can. Contact me or John Mann to book in.
Captain Papp is also working to provide us with a guided tour of HMAS
Canberra in the near future – full details will be here when the details
At the Canberra Merchant Navy Commemoration on 21st October, our chair,
Jillian Carson-Jackson gave a reading and laid a wreath on our behalf.
Photos in the members section soon.
The Nautical Institute is collaborating with KVH Videotel to give NI
members access to a set of online training courses free of charge. The
interactive courses, which take between 4-40 hours to complete are
relevant to all professional levels from cadet to Master, and aim to
further knowledge, enhance skills and, ultimately, advance the careers
of those mariners seeking to progress. Nautical Institute members can
access one standard level course of their choice every year. The process
for accessing the courses is as follows:
https://www.nautinst.org/online-courses and select a course
stating your membership number, name and the course you would like to
The courses team at KVH Videotel will then contact you to let you know
the next steps
In the members section you will now find the minutes of the latest
Branch Secretaries meeting.
We are still seeking sponsorship. Please contact me if you have any
0458 310 803