Monthly Archives: January 2016

Roving Cheer-Up Hut to capture SA stories during Anzac Centenary

A Cheer-Up Hut – first erected in 1915 as a rest and recreation venue for soldiers – will reappear in South Australia’s regional cities and towns this year to provide […]

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Australia Day Honours 2016

Awards are an integral part of Australia Day. They recognise and honour the outstanding achievement of Australians. Awards celebrate Australian excellence in our community. Seven South Australians from the veteran […]

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Feedback sought on Veterans’ Mental Health Precinct Concept Plans

  On Wednesday 20 January, the Minister for Mental Health, the Hon Leesa Vlahos MP, announced a one month consultation period on the concept plans for the Veterans’ Mental Health Precinct proposed for Glenside […]

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Sir John Monash Centre

THE values that underpin the war on terrorism today were forged in the mud of France 100 years ago and it was essential schoolchildren learnt this past to understand this […]

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Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk Update

Construction is well under way on the Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk. Since the last update demolition works have largely been completed including removal of the brick wall bordering the […]

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Valuing our Veteran Community – 90 Day Data Collection Project

The 90 day project seeks to establish a process for collecting data on veterans and their families’ use of identified state government services such as health, mental health, education, correctional […]

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Cheer-Up Hut at Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience this March

Very few exhibitions are likely to evoke such emotion and opportunity for remembrance as the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience. Travelling the country as part of the national Anzac Centenary […]

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State Library’s launching Phase 2 of its Red Cross Information Bureau Database on 2 Feb

Phase 2 of the dedicated South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau website, featuring mapping and more user contribution options, is ready for launch on 2 February.  The expanded capability of […]

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Passing of Wng Cmdr Lloyd Wiggins DSO DFC

Over the Christmas period we were notified of the passing of Wng Cmdr Lloyd Wiggins DSO DFC on the 27th of December 2015. Lloyd Wiggins was a fighter pilot in World […]

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Wollongong welcomes the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience travelling exhibition was officially opened in Wollongong today by the Federal Member for Gilmore, Mrs Ann Sudmalis MP on behalf of the Federal Government. […]

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