Monthly Archives: January 2017

Female Veterans and Families Forum

The first-ever Female Veterans and Families Forum was held in Canberra on 6 December 2016. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan attended along with female veterans and representatives from veterans […]

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SRCA legislation amendment

A new Bill, the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2016, has been introduced into Parliament. If passed, the legislation will replicate the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 […]

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Australia in the Great War

Australia in the Great War is the Memorial’s new permanent exhibition on display in the First World War Galleries from 1 December 2014. The exhibition presents the story of Australia […]

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The Jamie Larcombe Centre

Work on the construction of the new veterans mental health precinct at Glenside, the Jamie Larcombe Centre, is well underway. The Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) are managing […]

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gemas

On the 14th of January 2017, we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Gemas. The Battle of Gemas is not a household name but is significant because it […]

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Selection trials for Invictus Games 2017

Current and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel will compete for a place in the 2017 Australian Invictus Games team at selection trials this week in Canberra. Minister for Defence […]

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Business backs Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Program

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Dan Tehan has called for more Australian businesses and ex-service organisations to step up and support the Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Program. Mr […]

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The art of war is both haunting and hopeful

“An extraordinary quilt of terror and strangeness” is how writer Richard Flanagan describes Ben Quilty’s artwork made from life jackets worn by desperate Syrian asylum seekers seeking refuge in Europe.  […]

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