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Anzac Centenary Grants 2018-2019

 

NAME OF APPLICANT NAME OF PROJECT DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT
AEME/RAEME Association of SA Inc Craftsman Doug Borlace Memorial restoration 50th Anniversary of RAEME – restoration of original plaque dedicated to Craftsman Doug Borlace first RAEME soldier killed in action in South Vietnam in 1968 – addition of information board & photographs. 
Ardrossan RSL Sub-Branch Plaque & Signage Project Placement of commemorative signage linking main street and external landmarks. Creation of Avenue of Honour of 30 plaques along main street connecting the cliff side service location. 
District Council of Cleve Cleve RSL Memorial Display Creation of permanent memorial display outside Cleve RSL Hall – (steel fabricated sculpture of soldier silhouette) with appropriate lighting. (Council maintains RSL Hall as no RSL group in Cleve)
Crystal Brook RSL Wall of Remembrance Creation of Wall of Remembrance located in town square that acknowledges the Armistice of 1918 – inscribed ‘Anzac Centenary 1914-1918 LEST WE FORGET’. 
Regional Council of Goyder Operation Return Fire Restoration of Krupp field gun gifted to Burra in 1922. Captured in Warfusee (near Villers Brettoneux) on 8/8/1917 by 27th Battalion (including several young men from Burra). Neglected and relocated – recently returned to Council by Army Museum of SA.
Legacy Club of Adelaide Remembering Their Service Presentation of set of miniature service medals to each child of deceased veteran to wear at commemorative events. 
Legacy Club of Adelaide Tour de Legacy Production of documentary film of Tour de Legacy – peloton of 30 cyclists on 7 day cycle through battlefields of Europe in November 2018 as fundraising and awareness initiative for Adelaide Legacy in 90th Anniversary year. 
Loxton RSL Loxton RSL ANZAC Spirit A large mural depicting WWI and the Centenary at the entrance of the Loxton RSL. 
Macclesfield RSL Poppy Wall Construction of a Gabion wall with signage within RSL Anzac Memorial Gardens for visitors to leave tributes.
Moonta RSL Pens and Bayonets: Letters from the Battlefront by Yorke Peninsula Soldiers during the Great War: 1914-1919 Publication of collection of letters from the front during WWI collected from rural soldiers’ descendants and local newspapers of Yorke Peninsula with commentary and images. 
Mt Remarkable District Council Booleroo Centre Monument Upgrade Upgrade & repair of sections of the Booleroo Centre Monument – refurbishment of bronze plaques, general cleaning, letter repairs & minor re-pointing.
Norton Summit-Ashton CFS Norton Summit War Memorial Planting of Gallipoli Roses surrounding the memorial and production of two road side signs to promote public attendance at Anzac Day Dawn Service. 
Nuriootpa High School Restoration of Nuriootpa District High School Memorial 1939-45 Replacement of brass plaque in recognition of WWII old scholars, stolen from remembrance wall. 
Outback Communities Authority Outback War Memorial Project Provision of 7 park benches to create War Memorials at remote communities of  Parachilna, Blinman, Leigh Creek, Pimba, Iron Knob, Lyndhurst and Kingoonya. 
RSL-SA, VVA-SA and VVF-SA Oral History Project – Korea/Malaya/Borneo Recording life and military experiences of four veterans of Korean conflict and four from Malaya/Borneo Conflict. Oral histories to be held by Uni SA, Virtual War Memorial, Veterans SA and each of the sponsoring ESOs.
Salisbury RSL Sub-Branch Anzac Commemoration Project Painting of mural on exterior walls of RSL building to be revealed as part of Remembrance Day commemorative event.
Stansbury Progress Association Stansbury War Memorial Upgrade Upgrade to improve safety & access – replacement of paving, construction of stone wall, installation of new bronze plaques listing those who served in WWI & WWII on stone plinths at entrance.
Strathalbyn RSL Sub-Branch Repair/refurbish war memorial surrounds  Levelling paving & widening pathway to allow wheelchair access and improve accessibility.
University of South Australia Veterans Returning to Vietnam: A Commemorative Educational Documentary Production of a 20 minute commemorative educational documentary profiling the return visits of 20 South Australian Vietnam Veterans to Vietnam.
The Wirrabara Craft House Inc Improvements to the Wirrabara War Memorial Replacement of paving, installation of lighting and bollards to improve visibility, accessibility and aesthetics.

 


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