We’re proud of the diverse range of experience our people bring to our business. This Anzac Day we’d like to recognise the men and women who have served for Australia by shining a light on three Anzacs from our Northgate office in Queensland.
Christopher Ashton – Regional Manager, Solids Qld
Chris served with the Royal Australian Navy for 8 years, reaching the rank of Leading Seaman Radio Operator (Communications), serving in Warships HMAS Brisbane and HMAS Hobart. During his 8 years’ service Chris completed various overseas deployments, but also served ashore at the Naval Headquarters in the ACT, HMAS Kuttabul in Sydney, Naval Headquarters in Brisbane, and HMAS Cerberus in Victoria.
Cameron Black – Logistics Manager, Solids Qld
Cameron was a member of the Australian Army in the Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT), reaching the rank of Warrant Officer Class Two and was selected to complete the Regimental Sergeant Majors course. During the course of his 22 years’ service he was posted all over Australia and on several overseas exchanges. Cameron has been deployed operationally on several occasions to both East Timor and Iraq.
Jason Pickard – Senior Health & Safety Business Partner, Qld
Jason served with the Royal Australian Navy for 14 years, reaching the rank of Petty Officer Electronics Technician (Weapons), serving on Patrol Boats HMAS Whyalla, Bendigo and various Armidale Class Patrol Boats. During his 14 years’ service Jason completed various overseas deployments, but also served ashore at HMAS Cairns, HMAS Waterhen in Sydney and HMAS Cerberus in Victoria.
Jason compiled a collage of images from his time in the Navy for us to share: