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Please…can you help these Diggers?

The September issue of ‘Stand To’, expressed the Association’s pride in the Battalion and particularly the 11 diggers who made up the winning section for The Duke of Gloucester Cup and the Ghurkha Trophy for 2018. The Duke of Gloucester … Continue reading

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2018 Major Events

Members and Friends of the RARA SA. On Friday 23 November, we will be combining the Regimental Birthday with Xmas drinks for our friends.  Again this is going to be externally catered by Cheryl’s Cuisine at a cost of $10 … Continue reading

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Army Newspaper Edition 1428 – 20 September 18

The latest edition of Army News is now available to view online: www.defence.gov.au/news/armynews IN MOTION: Equipment, technology and services showcased at Land Forces conference. – Pages 1-3 CHANGES FOR RANGES: New procedures for live-fire ranges to come into force. – … Continue reading

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RAR 70th Birthday

From RARA National https://rarnational.org.au/the-royal-australian-regiment-70th-anniversary-celebrations/ More on the dinner below. The 2018 Royal Australian Infantry Corps Annual Dinner will be held on Thursday 22 November 2018 in Canberra.  The RAR Foundation and the RAR Association (ACT Branch) have again joined to host … Continue reading

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Labor commits to a Military Covenant

Labor commits to a Military Covenant Hello I am writing to you as the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten MP, and I have recently announced that Labor will commit, if elected, to the establishment of a Military Covenant. This Covenant … Continue reading

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September at the RARA SA

You can view the Newsletter here  RARA SA – News – September 2018

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Mefloquine Outreach Session

I am writing to inform you about an outreach session in Adelaide on 26 September 2018  about the services and supports available to current and former members of the Australian Defence Force  who are concerned about having taken the anti-malarial … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill – Slight Change

Information in relation to the recent Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2018 relating to the Bereavement Payment tabled by Minister VA during the week.  In brief, this is not a change to the eligibility or payment of the Bereavement Payment – … Continue reading

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Latest Issue of Holdfast for August 2018, Issue No 32

Here is the latest Holdfast.  http://tunnelrats.com.au/pdfs/newsletters/Holdfast-32.pdf In the edition below, there are numerous excellent articles and photos including one of 5 RAR’s Sergeant Rod Lees after the mine incident in June 1969 – the photo was supplied by Rod. http://tunnelrats.com.au/pdfs/newsletters/Holdfast-31.pdf … Continue reading

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August 2018 Edition of the Infantryman

This is the current issue of the Infantryman Infantryman August Below for March 2018 Infantryman final 2 March 2018 Below is December 2017 Infantryman December 2017 Dec 4 Below is the August 2017 issue Infantryman August 2017

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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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A Duty Done 2nd edition

Here is a copy of the 2nd edition of A Duty Done;  ADD 2 Ed Combined MkII (3)    posted on 27 June 18.   To order the original book, please view this  A Duty Done Order_Form_Sep If paying by EFT, … Continue reading

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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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Anzac Day 2018

  A selection of photos, all self-explanatory And, 7RAR Parading

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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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Colonel Don Beard

Esteemed elder of the RARA SA Colonel Don Beard AM RFD ED has provided an interesting article and a number of photos of  his time in Japan and Korea.  Another esteemed elder, Colonel Peter Scott, has provided the captions.  You … 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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Members 2017 Xmas Party

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Two Items Worth Revisiting

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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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