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CWR Online Group Letter Key Stakeholders 27 May 2020(004)    

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RARA SA Temporary Closure due to COVID-19

In line with current public health advice and the demographics of our membership, the committee has decided to cease operations at Beatty Street with immediate effect from 18 March. We will remain closed UFN.  

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Army News Edition 1466, 28 May 2020

In this edition of Army News Synergy in the north – Reflecting on contributions made by Indigenous Australians – Page 7 Supporting our Cadets – Cadets are working towards a stronger future – Page 17 Aussies and Kiwis unite in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Greg Dwiar, Joy and Brian Johnson

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National Servicemen in Combat

An interesting read    National-Servicemen-in-Combat Courtesy Dave Wilkins OAM and 5RAR Website

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DVA Veteran Access Network

DVA’s Veteran Access Network (VAN) is one of our most important access points for our clients, and while we need to look at temporarily suspending our face-to-face office locations, we continue to provide enhanced online and telephone support to our … Continue reading

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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Hot off the press, Infantryman for April 2020 Infantryman April 2020 Below from last December Infantryman December 14.12.2019

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Media release from Minister Chester – Health and Stimulus Package

Chester release – Health and Stimulus packages support veteran community Minister Chester media release – Veterans to be counted on 2021 Census

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2 and 2/4 RAR Malaysia Reunions – 31 Aug 20

Details here  Malaya Reunion Registration here Registration-Form-Malaya  

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Latest on Long Tan

Fred Fairhead has completed an updated account of the battle. Details are here Flyer  

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DFRDB Matters

100719 version REDRESS OF DFRDB PENSION INJUSTICE FOR FORMER ADF PERSONNEL

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Minister’s Media Releases

Latest release is here 190815 Media release – Minister Chester – Outgoing Australian War Memorial Director thanked VA064 – Minister Chester – Australia marks Reserve Forces Day VA061 Minister Chester Statement – Veteran Treatment Cycle

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Back Issues of the Infantryman

This is the current issue of the Infantryman Infantryman August 2019 Below for April 2019 Infantryman April 2019 Below for December 2018 Infantryman December 2018 FINAL Below for August 2018 Infantryman August Below for March 2018 Infantryman final 2 March … Continue reading

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Film posted by John Neervoort

I have posted a number of videos on Youtube of film that I took on 6RAR’s second tour in 1969-70. Each video is about 5 minutes long.  There is no commentary, just appropriate sounds of aircraft/guns/armour and background music. I … Continue reading

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Regimental Dinner 2018

Yet again, a highly enjoyable and successful Dinner with fabulous food, great friends and wonderful comradeship. A selection of photos below  

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Latest Photos from the RARA SA

Greek Night – 4 May 18. A highly successful evening with more than 65 guests enjoying a feast provided by Tim, Tas, Con & Sia. a

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RARA SA Wine Tasting 25 March 2018

What a great afternoon of eating drinking and generally making merry with wonderful friends along with our two very learned wine experts in William Smidmore and Mike von Berg.  Of course without the wonderful team of workers who made it … Continue reading

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RARA SA Regimental Dinner 19 Aug 2017

Here are a few photos of our highly successful dinner.  As always, by selecting a photo you will be able to view a better photo as well as the caption for it. And some nostalgic memories of our May 2013 … Continue reading

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Two Items Worth Revisiting

Click on the image for improved viewing, 1967 I think. Join Army

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RCB Update

Please view the latest news on the RCB campaign here RCB Update There is an extensive history to this campaign under the Advocacy tab (above).

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