Members,  You may recall from my last update that Committee was keen to continue to commemorate the Regimental Battle Honours at the appropriate memorials with Kapyong in April, Coral/Balmoral in May, Long Tan in August, and Maryang San in October. I still think it is important that we continue to mark these Regimental events in […]

The Government is creating a new National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention (The National Commissioner), in recognition of the need for concerted action to address the unacceptably high rates of suicide among the Australian Defence Force member and veteran communities. Attached below is a letter from the Secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department, Chris […]

The National Council meeting and Annual General Meeting will be held in Canberra at the Mercure hotel over the period 23 – 25 July 2019. Representatives from State, Territory and Battalion Associations will be in attendance.  

The latest edition of CONTACT can be read here, it leads off with their article of 2RAR (Amphib) 2RAR will be called 2RAR (Amphib) 04/09/2017 Brian Hartigan Following a recent CONTACT article that suggested 2RAR would ‘cease to exist as an infantry battalion’, new details have emerged. In an article in ARMY newspaper today, the […]