Monthly Archives: May 2015

Remains of First World War Soldiers Recovered in Bullecourt

The remains of two soldiers, likely to be Australians who fought in the First World War, were located at Bullecourt in France on Saturday, 23 May 2015. The Minister for […]

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Centre for Excellence for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Expert Advisory Panel

The advisory panel established to support the establishment of a Centre for Excellence for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other Ward 17 services of the Repatriation General […]

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Anzac Centenary Local Grants Support Community Commemoration

A further $2.1 million has been awarded to 160 new projects and 32 existing projects under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program (ACLGP). The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and  Minister […]

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Statement on Vietnam

Today marks 50 years since Australian Combat Forces arrived in South Vietnam. While the major commemorative service for the Vietnam War will be held next year on the 50th anniversary […]

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Offer to bring our Vietnam Fallen Home

The Commonwealth Government will offer the families of Australian servicemen killed during the Vietnam War and buried overseas the opportunity to repatriate their remains. The offer follows extensive consultation with […]

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Reconciliation Week to Commemorate Aboriginal Veterans

RSL-SA are currently planning the Aboriginal Veterans Commemorative Service for May 29 to coincide with National Reconciliation Week. RSL-SA works closely with Veterans SA, Reconciliation SA and the Register of […]

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A Teacher’s Reflections of the Anzac Spirit Gallipoli Trip

My trip to Gallipoli was a life changing experience. I was in awe of the opportunity to be at the Anzac Centenary dawn service, as well as the Lone Pine […]

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A Once in a Lifetime Trip

A year ago I woke up at 4:00am and went about 500 metres down my road to my local Adelaide Hills dawn service. However, never in my wildest dreams did […]

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South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau Website is now Live

The State Library of South Australia (SLSA) are pleased to announce the release of the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau (SARCIB) website  – www.slsa.sa.gov.au/saredcrossww1 . The site allows other institutions, […]

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Dusk Service for John Simpson Kirkpatrick and his Donkey

Members of the RSL-SA board and staff will attend a dusk service today (Tuesday) to commemorate the death of John Simpson Kirpatrick in Gallipoli on May 19, 1915. ‘Simpson and […]

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