Monthly Archives: October 2016

RSL Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day 2016

November is a significant month for the RSL and includes the Poppy Appeal and Remembrance Day. The Poppy Appeal commences on Tuesday November 1 with a launch at the Field […]

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Minister announces Anzac Day Schools’ Awards winners

A Primary School from the ACT and two High Schools from Victoria are the national winners of this year’s Anzac Day Schools’ Awards. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today […]

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Get the latest Transforming Health News

The latest edition of Transforming Health News is now available on the Transforming Health website and in print at your local hospital. This edition includes: Plans for the Repat site […]

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Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba

Today marks the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba, and the historic charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade. Australia suffered 67 casualties, including 31 killed in the attack […]

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Australian War Memorial honours Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ex-serving members in new exhibit – For Country, for Nation

The Australian War Memorial has opened a new exhibition, For Country, for Nation, commemorating and exploring the military experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Indigenous Australians have served […]

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Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk Awards

A memorial for all, not a few The Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk has been awarded the Colonel William Light Award for Design Excellence at the 2016 Australian Civic Trust Civic […]

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Roving Cheer-Up Hut to visit Port Augusta as part of the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

A Cheer-Up Hut – first erected in 1915 as a rest and recreation venue for soldiers – will reappear in Port Augusta this November as part of the Australian War […]

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Preserving memories of the Vietnam War: Emotions still run deep

The 18th August 2016, Vietnam Veterans Day, marked the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Australia’s long involvement in the Vietnam War. It was a day to […]

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Minister launches veterans’ training program

The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel, Dan Tehan, has called on the private sector to explore new pathways to provide veterans with employment opportunities. Mr Tehan today launched […]

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Veteran mission to Republic of Korea

Australia will honour the service and sacrifice of those who served in the Korean War when a mission of eight veterans pay their respects at the battlefields of Kapyong and […]

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