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ANZAC Day 2019 Commemorative Events

THE ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the State War Memorial in Kings Park starts at 6am on Thursday, April 25, 2019. This commemorative event will host approximately 30,000 people. People

The Note Through The Wire

What would you do if your country was invaded? Many within our community are able to respond to this question immediately. Some even have a plan. For civilians though, the

RWANDA Genocide 25th year Anniversary

Thoughts from the spouse of an Australian Soldier/UNAMIR Peacekeeper and how the Rwandan Genocide continues to shape the lives of those who were involved. It is very hard for some

A place of pride in Collie

Collie Cardiff RSL Branch will be featuring a 'Did you Know' column in the Collie Mail once a month. The column aims to be informative about the town's military past.

Are you a proud Rat of Tobruk descendant?

During World War 2, more than 14,000 Australians including many from Western Australia, fought at Tobruk (Libya), during the historic 242-day siege.  These men became famously known as the Rats

Rats of Tobruk Database

As time moves on, and as ROTA Branches are closing and fading out, we are fast losing our Veteran Rats of Tobruk, with only 52 Living Rats now recorded on

Our Forgotten Volunteers

Before Gallipoli, there was Serbia. Stricken by a typhus epidemic, the country cried out for help. Hundreds of Australian and New Zealanders heeded that call. Doctors, nurses and those in

Courage in the Skies Book Review

Qantas has long been an icon of Australia, he red and white kangaroo flying across our skies, transporting explorers, businessmen and families around the world. Founded in 1920, Qantas has