Monthly Archives: September 2017

Australia’s Menin Gate Lions gift strengthens friendship with Ieper

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today announced that Australia would produce replicas of the famous Menin Gate Lions and gift them to the Belgian city of Ieper in recognition […]

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Centenary of the Battle of Polygon Wood

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan has urged Australians to pause and reflect on the sacrifice made by the Australians who served in the Battle of Polygon Wood, on its […]

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Veteran Pensions set to increase

Veteran pension payments have increased in line with the biannual indexation. The increase will cover pension recipients including veterans, their partners, war widows and widowers. Due to the calculation of […]

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Defence Shed’s 2017 Magazine is OUT NOW

Read the 2017 Defence Shed Magazine HERE

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State loans $200,000 to city RSL

MOUNT Gambier’s cash-strapped Community Returned and Services League received a boost from the State Government today as it announced a $200,000 loan to help the iconic organisation keep its doors […]

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

19 September 2017 NAVY – READ ONLINE HERE REGIONAL PARTNERS JOIN FORCES:  HMAS Adelaide leads Australia’s biggest task group in decades at Indo-Pacific Endeavour. – Pages 1 and 3. DRUG […]

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Launching $6 million research centre to support veterans with PTSD

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said a new Government-funded research centre into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder would improve the lives of veterans and their families. Mr Tehan today launched […]

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Australian Government grants commemorating Australia’s Armistice Centenary

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan announced today the Australian Government would provide $7.5 million in grant funding for community activities commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the […]

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70th anniversary of Australian peacekeeping

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today joined current and former peacekeepers and their families for the national service of commemoration marking 70 years of Australia’s involvement in international peacekeeping. […]

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Premier visits local French school to be re-named after South Australian WWI soldier

South Australian WWI soldier Arthur Clifford Stribling will be immortalised in France with a local school to be named in his honour. The school in the small town of Blangy-Tronville in […]

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