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Details of the 2022 Anzac Day March

2022 Adelaide ANZAC Day Commemorative March

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Army News Edition Issue 1502, 25 November 2021

In this edition of Army News   https://www.defence.gov.au/news/armynews/   HITTING TARGETS: Vaccine rollout success – Page 2 TOP EFFORTS: Soldiers’ Medallion recipients – Page 4 MILESTONE: 70 years of recruit training at Kapooka – Pages 16-17

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Out of Session Paper: Reforms for the care and support sector arising from the 2021-22 Budget

ESORT Paper oos – consultation with DVA clients- V2 Oct 2021 Fact Sheet – Review Oct 2021 DVA program review_Talking to veterans

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Latest media releases from Minister for Veteran Affairs – Veterans’ Health Week

211015 – Media Release – Minister Gee – Veterans’ Health Week Snapshot of AIHW Report – Veterans Segment Additional mental health support for white card holders Chester release – Supporting the wellbeing of veterans and their families Chester release – … Continue reading

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Finalisation of investigations at the September 2021 Repatriation Medical Authority meeting

Please find attached correspondence detailing the investigations finalised by the Repatriation Medical Authority at its September 2021 meeting. Schedule of completed investigations – RMA meeting September 2021 Multiple investigations – Letter to stakeholders – outcome of investigations – 11 October … Continue reading

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Announcement from Interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention

Please see attachments; Announcement from Interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Stakeholder letterFactsheet – Legal financial assistance scheme – National legal advisory   

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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Hot off the press, Infantryman for July 2021 Infantryman 30 July 2021 April 2021 Infantryman April 2021 December 2020, Infantryman December 20.11.2020 August 2020 here Infantryman 12.8.2020 April 2020 Infantryman April 2020 and, December 2019  Infantryman December 14.12.2019

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TPI and DFRDB Inquiry

See the latest update here TPI and DFRDB Senate Inquiries

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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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DFRDB Matters

100719 version REDRESS OF DFRDB PENSION INJUSTICE FOR FORMER ADF PERSONNEL

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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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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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The Casualty List

The Casualty List has been off line for some time, here it is revived. Note by clicking on the sub-headings, unit or coy/pl for example, you can then filter your searches. http://www.thecasualtylist.com/

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Infantryman Editions

Here is the April 2017 edition Infantryman April 2017 You can view the November 2016 edition here Infantryman November final 16.11.2016 the August 2016 edition here Infantryman August and the April 2016 edition here Infantryman+April+2016 There are numerous excellent articles and a … Continue reading

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Pocket Book for National Servicemen

Courtesy of the 5RAR website, here is some historical information which may help revive a number of fading memories http://www.5rar.asn.au/history/information-book-for-nashos.pdf

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Jock (Robbie) Buchan – a 6RAR Soldier lost but now found

An interesting article concerning Jock Buchan, KIA 11 December 1969, his ashes found in Scotland! You can read it here  Buchan Article ======================== Further to the above article, comments and a link from Paul Jackson, Jock’s Platoon Commander. Hi Fred,  … Continue reading

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RSL Virtual War Memorial – Updated site

If you have not visited this site yet, it is very interesting and has some current members of the RARA SA on it, including the President, Mike von Berg MC OAM and Robert “Dogs”Kearney. https://rslvirtualwarmemorial.org.au/

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