Monthly Archives: August 2016

Government Initiatives on Employment and Mental Health Support Welcome

The announcement yesterday on the Prime Minister’s employment initiative reiterates his commitment to stage a forum of “captains of industry” to encourage them to consider employing former ADF members in their […]

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Vietnam Veterans Day

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War from 1962 – 1975 involved almost 60,000 Australians of whom 521 paid the ultimate sacrifice.  58 were South Australians. More than 3,000 were wounded […]

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50th Anniversary of Indonesian Confrontation

The 50th Anniversary of the Cease Fire and Declaration of the End of the Indonesian Confrontation with Malaysia will be commemorated at 0930 hrs on the 29th August, 2016, in […]

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Z Special Unit Honoured at the AWM

A new commemorative plaque was unveiled at the Australian War Memorial on Monday 1 August, honouring the men and women who were part of an elite military force known as […]

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August VAC Key Outcomes

A Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) meeting was held on Thursday 11 August 2016 in the Combined Mess at Torrens Parade Ground. This was the first meeting for incoming member Group Captain […]

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Government supports veterans and ADF personnel

The Turnbull Government will increase support for veterans and ADF members, including an employment initiative to support people moving from military service to civilian life. We recognise that the transition […]

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50th anniversary of the end of the Indonesian Confrontation

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Indonesian Confrontation, an undeclared conflict fought mainly along the Malaysian-Indonesian frontier on the island of Borneo from 1963-1966. Australian personnel […]

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Future direction of veterans’ health care released today

Today’s release of the Framework for Veterans’ Health Care 2016-2020 is an important step in the future direction of veterans’ health in South Australia. Mental Health and Disabilities Minister Leesa […]

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‘Service Voices’ needs you!

‘Services Voices’ is a new radio programme, broadcast from Adelaide, that represents the interests and perspectives of veterans, ex-service organisations, and the wider service community. The first broadcast went to […]

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AVM Tracy Smart Comes to Adelaide 2016 Remembrance Business Breakfast

We invite you to join us for The Repat Foundation – The Road Home’s, 2016 Remembrance Business Breakfast, an opportunity for you to join likeminded people for a time of […]

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