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Peacekeeper’s Position on Political Parties

Please see attached. Position Document of Australian Peacekeeper Veterans PK Narrative Draft V4 16042019

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ADSO Policy’s for Election 2019

Please find attached the policy’s we are seek from ALL MP’s supporting our apolitical agenda. If you get the chance to speak to any sitting MP’s please done hesitate to raise these issues with them. The Alliance of Defense Organizations … Continue reading

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Army News Edition 1440, April 18, 2019:

http://armynews.realviewdigital.com/#folio=1 TANK KILLER: High-tech sensors and an explosively-formed projectile make for one lethal artillery round – Pages 2-3 RESCUE: Soldiers work with Sri Lankan Navy in disaster training – Pages 6-7 SHOOT TO SKILL: International engagement on target at Skill at Arms Meet – Centre     And in sport: … Continue reading

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RSL SA Info

Dear Presidents, Just an update for what is happening on the campaign front. For those that haven’t heard I am nominating for State Board President this year. I have fantastic news today Richard Trotman–Dickenson or TD to most is nominating … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day March – Adelaide

Here are the details ANZAC Day Commemorative March Adelaide – Group 9 RAR Assoc. SA ASASR – 2019

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Greek Night

Yet again a very successful Greek Night with nearly 90 attendees and everybody enjoying the food and cameradarie. Click on the photos for better viewing.

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Chester Inquiry Into DFRDB

You can see the Media Release here Chester Inquiry Into DFRDB28March

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Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019

You will be aware, the Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 was tabled in Parliament on 14 February and referred to the Senate Committee for Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade for inquiry and report on … Continue reading

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Senior Australian soldier next Repatriation Commissioner

For the first time, a former Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army has been appointed as the new Repatriation Commissioner with outgoing Commissioner Major General Mark Kelly AO, DSC completing his appointment on 30 June this year. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs … Continue reading

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Australian Veterans’ Recognition Bill

In October 2018, the Australian Government launched an Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant to provide better recognition of the unique nature of military service and further acknowledge the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. The Prime Minister, the Hon. … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Battle of Hat Dich Commemoration Service

On Tuesday 19th February 2019 the RAR Association SA conducted a combined units commemorative service for the Battle of Hat Dich (3 December 1968 to 19 February 1969). The Service was very well supported by the 1st Armoured Regiment and … 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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DFRDB-COMMUTATION – ITS TIME for your ACTION – MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA EMAIL ADDRESS BY STATE DFRDB DOT POINT SUMMARY  

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Crowd Funding Exercise

There are strong reasons to support this campaign. https://chuffed.org/project/protecting-the-rar Duty First

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December 2018 Edition of the Infantryman

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

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RARA SA 70th Birthday Party

We had a very successful and entertaining party with guests and members enjoying the display provided by Ken Duthie, the jocularity of Rod Graham and historical perspective provided by Fred Fairhead. Attached is the address given by Fred and a … Continue reading

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A Duty Done 2nd edition – as of 16 Nov 18

Here is a copy of the 2nd edition of A Duty Done; A Duty Done 2nd Ed

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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

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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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