DFRDB UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2022 Federal Court Hearing: Justice Perry has still not yet handed down her decision. Meeting with the New Minister In our July 2022 Update we advised that we had requested a meeting with the newMinister, the Hon Matt Keogh MP, to discuss our major concerns with the DFRDB scheme.To which the […]

Australia’s reputation as a global citizen will be commemorated tomorrow in Canberra with a service recognising the 75th anniversary of our involvement in peacekeeping operations to be broadcast live on the ABC. The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Matt Keogh MP said more than 66,000 Australian men and women have served in more […]

Source: BEN PACKHAM The Australian Newspaper’s Foreign Affairs & Defence Correspondent – September 13, 2022 Defence has avoided an inquiry into the accountability of senior commanders for war crimes ­despite the findings of an independent panel, which said it failed to face up to its “corporate responsibility” for the murders of Afghan civilians and prisoners identified in […]

Should Defence press ahead with its investments in next-generation land combat capability or is it time to reallocate resources elsewhere to reflect changes in modern warfighting? Last month, the Albanese government  launched the Defence Strategic Review, touted as the largest assessment of the Australian Defence Force’s structure, force posture and ­preparedness in 35 years. According to […]

By George Alban and Eamon Hale. This article was published on line in the Australian Veteran News On 1 June […] The post Opinion: Apathy and absence – RSL Australia plays politics at the expense of veteran advocacy appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

All eras of the Battalion, family and friends are WELCOME. The reunion coincides with 6 RAR receiving its new Colours […] The post Notice: 6 RAR Association Reunion – Brisbane 11-13 November 2022 appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

Dear All, We have a very strong connection to this organization and they are wont to often run these by […] The post Disaster Relief Australia – Positions Recruitment appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

Federal opposition leader Peter Dutton has announced appointments across the shadow defence, defence industry, veterans’ affairs, foreign affairs, intelligence and […] The post Veterans Named in Coalition’s Shadow Defence Portfolio appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

An open letter to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Defence Minister Richard Marles Dear Anthony and Richard, Congratulations on your […] The post Commentary: Hard work of defence begins for PM Anthony Albanese and Defence Minister Richard Marles appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

THE die is cast and Australia has a Labor government committed, in opposition at least, to making defence and veterans […] The post Commentary: New government’s defence and veterans ministers prompt concerns appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

We have been advised from Micheal Pembroke that his “father slipped quietly away yesterday. He was close to 94 and had […] The post Vale: Colonel Arthur “Bushy” Pembroke MC appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.

  Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has unveiled his new ministry, appointing new leads for the defence and defence industry portfolios.  […] The post ALP Government’s Defence Ministry appeared first on Royal Australian Regiment Association.