Navy Indigenous Development Program Graduation Parade

Date
24 June 2021

Time
4:00pm-6:00pm

Where
Munro Martin Parklands, 123 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Qld

The Navy Indigenous Development Program (NIDP) Graduation Parade, supported by the RAN Band and HMAS Cairns, will celebrate the completion of a five month training program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruits.

In a first for the program since its inception in 2014, the Graduation will be supported by a Ceremonial Sunset Parade which will take place in the local community at Munro Martin Parklands, Cairns.

For further information please contact Officer-in-Charge, Navy Indigenous Development Program, Commander Mark Tandy 0418 439 495, mark.tandy@defence.gov.au.

Navy’s Indigenous Development Program recruit Clayton Anderson dons elements of traditional Aboriginal body paint during the program's cultural retreat at Northern Outlook in Cairns, Queensland. Image by LSIS Shane Cameron.
Navy’s Indigenous Development Program recruit Clayton Anderson dons elements of traditional Aboriginal body paint during the program’s cultural retreat at Northern Outlook in Cairns, Queensland, in February 2021. Image by LSIS Shane Cameron.