The National Council meeting and Annual General Meeting was held in Canberra over the period 23 – 25 July 2019. One of the outputs from the meeting was the RAR Association Service Development Roadmap 2019-2025 which was approved by the State, Territory and Battalion Associations.

The RAR Foundation and the RAR Association (ACT Branch) will again join to host the Royal Australian Infantry Corps Annual Dinner on 21 November 2019 at the Canberra Institute of Technology Restaurant (1st Floor, Building K, Constitution Avenue, Reid). The Dinner is open to all Infantry soldiers and officers, serving or retired, ARA or ARES, […]

The following response was received from Dr Brendan Nelson, Director Australian War Memorial.

The Australian War Memorial (AWM) and Returned & Services League (RSL) would no doubt agree that ANZAC Day, including the Dawn Service and March has changed over the last 20 years or so. It has experienced a resurgence of support because the Australian community has become interested and involved. Much of this resurgence has been […]

  There are many ex-service organisations (ESOs) that help current and ex-serving personnel in various ways. RSL Queensland collaborates with a range of ESOs to ensure members of our Defence family get the help they need. Click here to visit the site.

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 BOLTON CLARKE GROUP, INCLUDING ALTURA LEARNING AND THE BOLTON CLARKE RESEARCH INSTITUTE PRESENT – THE VETERAN FAMILY TOOLKIT SERIES This series of videos aims to inform and educate current and former members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), and importantly families and friends, about mental health. These videos cover post-traumatic mental health, avenues to treatment, […]

AFTER three years, one month and two days, the Korean War ended at 10pm on July 27, 1953. Perhaps it is more correct to say hostilities ceased as the armistice formally signed 12 hours earlier came into effect. Surviving Australian veterans of that conflict are now in their ninth decade but the war in which […]

                          A Legacy So Dear Oh what have we done to our legacy, so precious and dear Now with leaderless tribes and damaged moral compass I fear Once so strong, proud, united and standing tall With a free way of life envied by all A nation built on faith, vision, blood, sweat and tears  Now […]

We live in a world of increasing social changes and shrinking common sense.  Thus as we blunder into tomorrow without understanding yesterday, it does beg the question, “where are we going? Can we really expect our youth, (tomorrow’s leaders) to march forward with confidence and sound sense of purpose when they are continually bombarded with […]

  Steve Austin broadcast his ABC Radio 612 4QR Brisbane breakfast show from, the PTS Forum in Brisbane on 8th September 2017.  You can listen to the broadcast here Steve is a respected and noted questioning and searching interviewer of his guests as you will hear. He has obviously researched the subject and asks searching questions […]