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SA organisations share in federal grant funding

May 2023|Categories: News|

Twenty-six South Australian projects are among more than 200 projects nationwide that will share in $5.5 million as part of Federal Government grant funding aimed at helping deliver wellbeing projects and commemorative activities for veterans, defence personnel and their families. [...]

Funding to honour SA’s military history now open

Oct 2022|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Peacekeeping in Namibia: Justin Brown

Sep 2022|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Peacekeeping in Rwanda: Mick Burgess

Sep 2022|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Commemorating the service of First Nations veterans

Jul 2022|Categories: News|

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 [...]

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