New data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics has provided positive insights into the employment status and occupations of South Australian veterans. The data revealed in the latest analysis of the 2021 Census shows that people who have served [...]
Ex-service organisations and community groups from across South Australia are invited to apply for funding to support projects that aim to commemorate, engage and educate, with the opening of the annual Anzac Day Commemoration Fund today. Funding of up to [...]
Justin Brown was just 20 years old when he was deployed to Namibia, Africa. What would follow was a seven month tour in Southern Africa on a life changing peacekeeping mission and a total of three decades with the Australian Defence [...]
Brigadier Mick Burgess was a young Australian Army officer when he was deployed to Rwanda. His experience under the United Nations Observer Mission Uganda-Rwanda (UNOMUR) includes encountering child soldiers and the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. Mick was interviewed in [...]
We are greatly saddened to advise of the passing of former Veterans’ Advisory Council Chair and highly respected member of the veteran community, Brigadier Laurie Lewis AM. As well as his significant military service, Brigadier Lewis generously gave back to [...]
The South Australian Minister for Veterans Affairs Geoff Brock held his inaugural ‘Meet the Minister’ event on July 14 2022 at the Torrens Parade Ground. The event was well-attended, with approximately 80 community members attending. The evening commenced with [...]
South Australian veteran and Ngarrindjeri man David Mallett is paving the way for greater First Nations representation in the defence sector, with his company Yanun Project Services playing a key role in the project management of a number of major [...]
The National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander War Memorial located in Adelaide’s CBD is a poignant tribute to the contribution of First Nations personnel in Australia’s defence force history. Despite being barred from serving in the armed forces during [...]
With a number of defence industry companies currently calling for graduate program applications, the time is now for current and former serving members considering a career in the defence industry. For those recently qualified, currently studying or simply considering career [...]
The need for improved housing, schooling options and employment opportunities for Australian Defence Force (ADF) families were among the key findings from a recent survey targeting Defence members and their families that have recently posted to South Australia. The online [...]
Veterans SA is taking a proactive and collaborative approach to support planning through a new series of consultation forums. The first forum, held on 3 May 2022, focused on former serving members under 50 years of age, current serving members [...]
The Hon. Geoff Brock MP Minister for Veterans' Affairs Communique April 2022 Thailand acknowledgment on the Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk The South Australian Labor Government made an election commitment to install a Thailand paver on the Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk. [...]
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