Monthly Archives: February 2016

25th Anniversary of the First Gulf War

I seek leave of the House to make a Ministerial statement relating to the 25th Anniversary of the First Gulf War, which ended on the 28th of February, 1991. I rise […]

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Statement on Lone Pine Commemorations

Following my appointment last week, I asked the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to provide options to appropriately recognise the sacrifice of Lone Pine. On 6 August 1915, Australians attacked at […]

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Department of Veterans’ Affairs e – News

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has just published the latest edition of their E-news. Inside this edition you will find information on the following topics: Spirit of ANZAC Centenary Experience […]

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Remembering the Bombing of Darwin – Press Release from The Hon Dan Tehan MP

            Media Release The Hon Dan Tehan MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC Minister for Defence […]

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Port Power prepares to honour Anzac Spirit on new walk

It’s the tradition that has set Port Adelaide Football Club apart from its AFL rivals – and this year it’s also going to capture the Anzac Spirit. The march by […]

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Valuing our Veteran Community – 90 Day Data Collection Project Update

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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Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden Walk Update

Construction of the Memorial Walk has progressed significantly in the last month. The preparatory work to relocate underground services as well as foundation works compliant with Adelaide City Council standards […]

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Pozieres Bayonet on view at Parliament Research Library

On 7 December 2015, the people of South Australia were presented with a World War l relic bayonet, unearthed from the fields of Pozieres. The bayonet is a gift from […]

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February VAC Meeting Update

A Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) meeting was held on Thursday, 11 February, 2016, in the Combined Mess at Torrens Parade Ground. The guest speaker was Mr Robert Lippiatt. Robert briefed […]

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Speech delivered by Colonel (Rtd) Susan Neuhaus CSC MBBS PhD FRACS, at the Bangka Day Memorial Service held on Sunday 14 February 2016

Mrs Le, Patron and Mr Bruce Parker, President of the South Australian Memorial Women’s Playing Fields Distinguished guests – particularly the Returned Sisters and their families that join us again […]

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