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News at the RARA SA – 19 July 2024

The latest newsletter: RARA-SA – News – Week Ending Friday 19th July 2024 Also, for those who wish to renew their subs, see Membership Renewal Forms  If you have any queries about your membership, please send us an email at the address … Continue reading

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Army News Edition Latest Issue

In this edition of Army News   18 July, 2024 Welcome to the latest edition of Army News. Click HERE to read this edition. CHANGING OF THE GUARD: A big month for handovers – Pages 2-3 RUNNING THE GAUNTLET: Officers tested in … Continue reading

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Virtual War Memorial

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://vwma.org.au/

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RSLSA/NT: An Update From The CEO

Good afternoon Sub-Branches, As my first month in the CEO seat has almost passed,  I thought it timely to provide an overview on what we have been working on here at State Branch.  (I also intend to provide you an … Continue reading

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DVA Client Insights Survey

  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is running the 2024 Client Insights Survey(formerly Client Satisfaction Survey), which will close on Monday, 8 July 2024. We are reaching out to advise you of this survey, and we would welcome your … Continue reading

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ADSO Papers

20240512 ADSO DISCUSSION PAPER 1-2024 Policy Objectives 2022-2025 (003) 20240513 ADSO DISCUSSION PAPER 2-2024 DEFENCE FAMILY CONCERNS ADSO members, The attached two Discussion Papers are the first of other ADSO Papers on relevant subjects that from time to time will … Continue reading

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ESORT Briefing Papers

ESO Portal Discovery Project – Co-design Insights Summary Report DRAFT ESORT Communique – 14 May 2024 – FINAL Budget 2024-25 Presentation ESORT Article for NCF Older item below: ESORT briefing Taskforce presentation 11 July 2023

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RSL 2023 Annual Report

  If you wish to read it: RSL+Annual+Report+2023_WEB_low  

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ESO Portal Discovery Project – Co-design Insights Summary Report [SEC=OFFICIAL]

ESO Portal Discovery Project – Co-design Insights Summary Report Dear ESO (Ex-service Organisation)/Advocate I’m writing to provide you with an update on the ESO Portal Discovery Project. As part of the Modernisation Program, DVA gathered evidence and insights to identify … Continue reading

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Book Launch 19 April 2024 @ RARA SA

Below are a selection of photos from the highly successful book launch of Andrew Faulkner’s Guts, Glory and Blunder: Noreuil 1917 – The Forgotten Fight.  

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Signed Essendon Player Jumper Presentation By Kevin Sheedy

On Friday 5 April the RARA was presented with a Essendon guernsey by Kevin Sheedy L to R: Honourable Federal Minister for Trade and Tourism, Special Minister of State, Hon. Senator Don Farrell /RARA-SA Vice President (and RARA-SA (Burnside) RSL … Continue reading

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Harmonization of Acts – VEA,MRCA,SIRCA

Please note, potential changes to the Acts Veterans Entitlements

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Latest RARA SA Infantryman

Click on the link to you copy of the August edition of The INFANTRYMAN https://www.flipbookpdf.net/web/site/d4744afb3630991b11a6904c5cb4a560bbbeb665FBP28313339.pdf.html The link is Virus and Malware free and safe to open. =============================== For April 2023 https://www.flipbookpdf.net/web/site/17ef59c2ff279366dd632e24cc749c7e9c1f1604202304.pdf.html#page/1 Infantryman December 2022 For  August 2022 Infantryman August 2022 – … 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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Latest media releases from Veteran Affairs

NEW   ROYAL COMMISSION INTO DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE INTERIM REPORT ABS Census slides – July 2022 Financial Assistance  Helping Veterans to Stay at Home Additional mental health support for white card holders  

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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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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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DFRDB Matters

100719 version REDRESS OF DFRDB PENSION INJUSTICE FOR FORMER ADF PERSONNEL

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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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