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have received mail asking about your civil skills (formal,
self-claimed, experience) for the Civil Skills Data e-survey.
It is very important that you complete this survey as it
helps the Australian Defence Force better identify people
with speci c skills that can be drawn upon for emergencies,
exercises and deployments.
You will receive a half day pay for preparing and completing
the sur vey and it will also help your Reserve career.
It's time to complete the Civil Skills Data e-survey
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you have all your paperwork ready licences, degrees and
other quali cations before you start.
If you have any questions about the survey, or any of the
information collected, please email your query and PMKeyS
number to ADO.CivilSkillsData@defence.gov.au
You can complete the survey on your own or a Defence
computer, but you should complete it as soon as you can.
Visit www.civilskillsdata.com today
Skills in Reserve
September 1, 2011
By Michael Brooke
AN ACT of charity has earned
POCIS Peter Hunter a rare
opportunity to meet his rugby
league heroes, the St George
Twenty-two-year Navy vet-
eran POCIS Hunter was invited
to a Dragons' team luncheon on
August 10, where he met the
players who also signed his St
George jersey, which he bought
for $350 in a charity fundraiser
for Queensland flood victims.
"It was an awesome experi-
ence to meet the NRL premiers,
who are my sporting heroes,"
The St George players said
it was great to have Navy mem-
bers as supporters.
POCIS Hunter, of
Headquarters, was granted the
opportunity to meet the team
by a representative of the St
George Bank after hearing how
he paid such a considerable sum
of money for the jersey.
"I purchased the jersey on
Anzac Day when HMAS Stuart
was in Aqaba, Jordan, conduct-
ing a fundraiser for Queensland
flood victims," he said.
Stuart's sports memorabilia
day raised $10,500 through the
auction of AFL and NRL jer-
seys -- the top bid being $1800
for an Essendon Bombers
The charity auction was
organised by SBLT Joel
Ettridge, who emailed the AFL
and NRL clubs requesting dona-
tions for the auction to help
HEROES: POCIS Peter Hunter
with St George Illawarra play-
ers and his signed jersey,
which he bought for $350 in a
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