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The 5 RAR Association in cooperation with the Australian National University Press have recently published a new book titled “Vietnam Vanguard – The 5th Battalion’s Approach to Counter Insurgency 1966”. The book recounts 5 RAR’s insertion into Vietnam as the initial major unit of the 1st Australian Task Force, the securing of Nui Dat and major […]

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 2017 AGM was held yesterday at the Belmont RSL and a new Executive Committee was voted in: President – Peter James Heeney V. President – Derek Parsons Secretary – John Babbage (Jack) Treasurer – Duncan Warren Committee Members (to assist the Secretary and Treasurer): Terry Ohalloran (Irish) Derek Parsons Patron: […]

The Hon Amanda Rishworth MP Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs replies to the DVA Minister Tehan’s address to Parliament. see the video here

PARSONS, Marcus Charles Late of Pullenvale. Passed away peacefully on 09.08.2017. Aged 63 Years Beloved Husband of Debbie. Much loved Father of Five. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of  his Life, to be held in the Chapel of Centenary Memorial  Gardens, Corner Wacol Station and Wolston Roads, Sumner, on Tuesday, 15.08.2017, at 3 p. m. […]

THE Department of Veterans’ Affairs has been forced to allay fears it will be scrapped and ­responsibilities shifted to the Department of Human Services after a social media post went viral at the weekend. DVA and Defence Personnel Minister Dan Tehan said in a statement that the Government was committed to a stand-alone Department of […]

The ACCC is warning people to stay alert to ‘phishing’ scammers pretending to be from well-known businesses and government departments trying to con unsuspecting victims out of their personal information and money. Read More

WO1 Reg Bandy, an original member of the Royal Australian Regiment, died in Perth yesterday. I have attached his Bio from the 7RAR website. Porky Seven | WO1 Reginald A. Bandy, MBE

Each week it seems a new scam threatens to strip you of your money or steal your identity. So the ACCC has released a handy little weapon to help you become more scam savvy. The Little Black Book of Scams was designed to help people identify suspicious activities and to protect them from various types […]