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Bushfire Crisis – Update

Given the ongoing nature of the bushfires and the impact on many regions, DVA is providing a further update for ESOs. We recognise that the recent bushfires have had a devastating impact on local communities, but it is important that … Continue reading

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Bushfire crisis – DVA support for veterans and their families

The impact of the bushfires is being felt across the nation, including by members of the veteran and defence communities. Health and safety is the priority during this time, and we encourage Australians to listen to the experts on updates … Continue reading

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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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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Infantryman December 14.12.2019

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Army News Edition 1457, 12 December 2019

http://armynews.realviewdigital.com/#folio=1 ON TARGET: We strengthen ties with the Singapore Army during Exercise Matilda – Centre. BRIDGE OF COURAGE: A new suspension bridge connects Far North Queensland training areas – Page 23. TOP PERFORMANCE: Special operations course tests optimal human performance … Continue reading

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Client Survey Results

The Client Satisfaction Survey is a key tool for DVA to learn more about our clients’ experiences so we can improve the way we serve veterans and their families. As per previous years, I am writing to provide you with … Continue reading

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

I am pleased to let you know that the Government’s Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 has passed Federal Parliament today. This legislation formally establishes the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant which includes an oath, lapel pin … Continue reading

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Partner Service Pensions

Some Questions Answered. ESORT – Questions and Answers for Partner Service Pensions – eligibility alignment  

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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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Crowd Funding Exercise

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

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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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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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