Monthly Archives: September 2015

Vale Lieutenant Colonel Jim Bourke AM MG

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of LTCOL Jim Bourke AM MG (Retd). Jim served with 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment in Vietnam in 1965. […]

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Les merits award after years of work

A VIETNAM veteran has received the RSL’s highest honour after serving the community for almost 50 years. Unley RSL has bestowed the Meritorious Service Medal on its long-serving president Les Partridge […]

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Vale Max ‘Blue’ Richardson

Veterans SA is sad to report the passing of ‘Rat of Tobruk’, Mr Max ‘Blue’ Richardson (SX7532) aged 93 on 14 September, 2015.  Max served with 2nd / 48th Battalion […]

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Funding round opens for Vietnam War Commemorative Grants.

Funding applications for initiatives that recognise the contribution of Australian servicemen and women who served our country during the Vietnam conflict are now open, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Senator […]

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Online Alcohol Support for Veterans and Serving ADF Members

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 The Right Mix website has been enhanced to provide better support for veterans and serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members in order to help them manage […]

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Anzac Day Commemoration Fund Update

The Anzac Day Commemoration Fund was established under the Anzac Day Commemoration Act 2005. The funding is provided for the support of South Australian projects specifically aimed at educating the […]

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Narratives of War Symposium Announced

The School of Communication, International Studies & Languages at the University of South Australia in partnership with Veterans SA is pleased to present the 2015 Narratives of War Symposium: “Reflections […]

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Valuing our Veteran Community

Valuing our Veterans – Community Data Collection Project A state government project seeking to establish a process for collecting data on use of identified state government services, such as health, […]

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Centenary of Dardanelles Cenotaph

At 10.30am on Sunday 6 September, 2015, the Returned and Services League of South Australia, with assistance from Veterans SA conducted a service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the […]

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

On 15 September we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain; the battle about which Winston Churchill famously declared: “never in the field of human conflict was so much owed […]

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