Monthly Archives: March 2016

National Launch of the 2016 ANZAC Day Media Style Guide

The Returned & Services League of Australia is proud to endorse the launch of the 2016 ANZAC Day Media Style Guide. This is Australia’s leading independent resource for journalists covering […]

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New Generation to learn the Importance of Commemoration

Dan Tehan, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC, has launched a large-format picture book aimed at teaching young Australians about […]

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Commemorative Posters Depict Life on the Western Front

Two posters depicting the different experiences of Australians on the Western Front in 1916 have been released in the lead-up to Anzac Day to commemorate the thousands of lives lost […]

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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: VVCS counselling – when and […]

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Students sharing a French connection

A shared interest for history and world War 1 has connected two teachers and their students from different continents. Henley Beach school St Michael’s College’s history teacher Jane Sykes and […]

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Release of Senate References Committee Report into the Mental Health of Australian Defence Force Members and Veterans

The Government welcomes the contribution of the Senate Reference Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s report into the mental health of Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and veterans and […]

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UK-Australia Army Exchange Builds Capability

A UK Army Reserve Rifle Platoon will take part in a landmark exercise in South Australia this month – building on historic connections between the UK and Australian Armies. Exercise […]

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Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk Update

Construction of the Memorial Walk continues to progress well. After some weeks of undertaking the necessary below ground work, there is now clear visible progress above ground. While initially outside […]

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Wish me luck – an Anzac Centenary photographic exhibition honouring SA’s World War II veterans.

On Anzac Day 2015, the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) embarked on a nationwide project for the Anzac Centenary to photograph Australia’s surviving World War II veterans – many […]

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Legion of Honour Awards

On Tuesday 1 March 2016, seven South Australian World War II veterans were bestowed with the insignia of the Légion d’honneur by Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Defence of […]

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