Stay Onboard


Stay Onboard - People First is comprised of 80+ initiatives created to
address the concerns and challenges raised by you, our people. 

This campaign is long-term, there are some initiatives that will take more time than others. This is a whole of Navy effort, there is a committed team working hard to achieve progress for you, view the campaign overview. 

Each initiative has been allocated to one of the nine categories below.
Fact sheets have been developed to provide more information on implemented and in-progress initiatives. Click on a category to view the fact sheets.

View all 80+ initatives.

Demand Management


Training and Education

Leadership and Culture

Wellbeing and Lifestyle

Member Benefits

Re-shape Workforce

Career Management



 Your feedback and questions are valued. Contact us today.



Demand Management
Separated Service Threshold | Seagoing
Workforce Generation System | Navy Workforce
Navy Establishment Optimisation Team | All Navy
Review Separation Challenges | Technical Workforce 
Career Separated Service Threshold Reporting | All Navy

Revised Higher Duties Allowance | All Navy
Engineering Family Pay Case Review | Technical Workgroups
Navy Retention Initiative Payment | Targeted Ranks
Navy Capability Retention Payment | Targeted Ranks
ADF Employment Offer Modernisation Program
    Overarching Military Factor Framework | All Navy
    Military Factor | Clearance Diving and Diving
    Military Factor | Maritime Crews
    Military Factor | Maritime Deployable Support Element

Training and Education
Program HORIZON | All Navy
Improved Educational Support | All Navy
Review Course Locations | All Navy
Technical Mastery & Secondment Programs | Engineering & Technical Workforce 
Navy Engineering Mastery Review | Engineering & Technical Workforce

Leadership and Culture
Improved Divisional System Accountability | All Navy
Developing Self-Aware Leaders | All Navy
Social Mastery Delivery | All Navy
Workforce Health and Culture Review | All Navy
Short Leave for Weekend Duty | Fleet Command Units
niform Changes | All Navy

Wellbeing and Lifestyle
Benefits of Navy Welfare Boards | All Navy
Proactive Navy People Wellbeing Program | All Navy
Improve Ship/Shore Connectivity | Seagoing 
Improve Mentoring Programs | Technical Workforce
Improve Mentoring Programs | Warfare Workforce

Member Benefits
Travel Reform | All Navy
Bedroom Entitlement Continuation | Members with Dependant Children
Categorisation and Location Framework | All Navy 
Leave Framework | All Navy
Increased Remote Locality Leave Travel | Remotely Located Members
Base Re-Development Accomodation Options | All Navy 
Improve ADF Family Health Benefits | ADF Families

Re-Shape Workforce
Workforce Transformation Plan 2035 | All Navy
Total Workforce System Future Crewing Concepts | All Navy

Next-Gen Career Management
HR & Comms Training for CM Staff | Career Managers
Continue Transition to Next-Gen CM | All Navy
Remove Barriers from Workgroup Transfers | All Navy
Stand up Regional Reserve Centres | SERCAT 2-5
Navy Long Service Leave Management | All Workgroups

Pulse Survey Findings | Marine Technicians 
Strengthen Technical Engagement and Communications | Engineering Community

We are committed to improving our communications to our people and their families. Further updates will be provided shortly.