Monthly Archives: August 2017

Support Legacy during its annual appeal

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan has urged Australians to support Legacy during its annual appeal to help continue the important work it does in assisting the families of Australian […]

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First camp for children of veterans affected by mental illness

The first Kookaburra Kids Foundation camp for children of current and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) families affected by mental illness will take place this weekend. The camp will give […]

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The Legacy Story

Since Federation more than 102,000 Australian servicemen and women have paid the ultimate sacrifice in theatres of operation around the world. Many others returned wounded, either physically or emotionally, from […]

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75th Anniversary of the Battle of Milne Bay

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan MP today encouraged Australians to pause and reflect on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Milne Bay. The Battle of Milne Bay, from […]

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Read the latest editions of the Navy, Army and Air Force Newspapers HERE

AUGUST 21, 2017 NAVY – READ ONLINE HERE NEW DESTROYER IN SYDNEY: Hobart (DDG 39) sails into her home port for the first time. – Pages 1 and 3. A […]

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Vietnam Veterans’ Day and anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War, as […]

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Anzac Portal brings Australia’s war history to life

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Mr Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to visit The Anzac Portal website after a recent renovation. The Anzac Portal website at http://www.anzacportal.dva.gov.au/ aims to promote awareness […]

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Reflections – Honoring our World War 2 veterans

The Australian War Memorial has become the proud custodian of 6,500 contemporary photographic portraits of Second World War veterans; on the 72nd anniversary of the declaration of Victory in the […]

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Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam Veterans Day is commemorated on 18 August every year. The day was originally known as Long Tan Day, chosen to commemorate the men of D Company, 6RAR who fought […]

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Victory in the Pacific Day

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to pause and reflect on the 72nd anniversary of Victory in the Pacific Day, marking the end of the Second World […]

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