Category Archive: News

Aug 31

Legacy Badge Sales 2016


Mr Ben Schuster is again involved in organising Legacy Badge sales this year and his efforts are tireless. Today Ben met with Paul Spooner (Vice President) and Geoff Chester (Committee) who assisted in selling Legacy badges at Bunnings West Burleigh this morning. Ben advised that he also had a number of other volunteers selling Legacy …

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Mar 23

Centenary of Gallipoli


ON the 19th of February, a service was held to unveil the Burleigh Heads Centenary of Gallipoli statue.

Aug 20

Remembering a significant chapter in Australia’s war history

On Sandakan Day, Australians are encouraged to remember the fate of thousands of our servicemen during one of the worst atrocities of the Second World War, the Sandakan death marches of 1945. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, said some 2,400 Australian and British Prisoners of War (POWs) lost their lives in Borneo at the …

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Aug 20

Generous Donation of World War I diggers’ images

The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of Anzac, Warren Snowdon, has welcomed the generous donation of glass plate images from the Louis and Antoinette Thuillier Collection to the Australian War Memorial. “I would like to thank Mr Kerry Stokes for this significant and important donation, the more …

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Aug 20

Battle of Quadalcanal commemoration

Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, today attended a memorial service in Solomon Islands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Guadalcanal…..

Jul 09

New Website

Welcome to our new website. Its currently under construction and you will see more over the next few weeks