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Latest media releases from Minister Chester – Free suicide prevention training

Chester release – Free Suicide Prevention Training for the Veteran Community Chester release – Veterans’ views sought to shape future engagement Chester release – 70 years since the start of the Korean War Chester release – Census night 2021 will … Continue reading

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Army News Edition 1469, 9 July 2020

In this edition of Army News MUSCLE UP: 2020 Force Structure Plan. Pages 2-5 SKILLS TEST: 1 Regt RAA live-fire training. Pages 12-13 SAFETY FIRST: Protecting our soldiers. Page 6  https://www.defence.gov.au/news/armynews/    

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Photo of the Week – Governor of SA and Rod Graham

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Open Arms – Group Program Schedule, South Australia

Group Program Schedule – South Australia

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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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National Consultation Framework

Dear ESORT Members National Consultation Framework review – Information Sheet The Department of Veterans’ Affairs reviews the National Consultation Framework (NCF) every three years to ensure mechanisms for consultation between the Department, Commissions and the ex-serving community remain effective and … Continue reading

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Microsoft non-profit offers and Verbal Comms Protocol

Please refer to information below discussed at the ESORT Zoom/teleconference held on Wednesday 10 June 2020:  Microsoft Non-profit offers –  https://nonprofit.microsoft.com/en-us/getting-started  Verbal Communication Protocol (IGADF) Verbal communication protocol – IGADF persons CLEARED 10.6.20 Microsoft Non-profit Discounts Eligibility Microsoft Non-profit offers … Continue reading

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LivingWorks Start online training module

ESORT letter from Open Arms – LivingWorks Start The LivingWorks Start online training takes approximately 60-90 minutes to complete at the participant’s own pace and in an internet-enabled location of their choice. The training can be accessed by contacting Open … Continue reading

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Online for Open Arms

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

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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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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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