Memorials


The unveiling ceremony will take place at the NMW ,Gallipoli Barracks , Enoggera Brisbane on Monday 14 th February at 10.30 am. Paul’s mother Mrs Angela McKay will unveil the plaque. The ceremony will be lived streamed via this link https://youtu.be/Sj_t6A8yAN0 commencing at 10.30 am. The video recording will remain on this link after the […]

Attached is an appeal for you, your family members and others  to support a petition to request the Brisbane City Council to erect a war memorial in the suburb of Calamvale, Brisbane Australia. It is of the utmost concern to me that we have possibly not given the veterans of our suburbs and indeed all […]

I am writing to inform you that a new memorial and remembrance garden is being constructed in Brisbane, honouring those who died in the Afghanistan conflict and those veterans who returned home and have lost their lives to depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health issues. The memorial has been brought to life by the […]

Australia’s secret role in a forgotten border conflict in Borneo was kept hidden for decades. Now veterans and their families want recognition. These are extracts from the article by Kylie Stevenson published in The Weekend Australian Magazine December 11, 2020 All they requested was 37.5mm x 26mm of real estate on an envelope. A tiny, sticky-backed, […]

The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour at Yungaburra Qld is a living memorial dedicated to the memory of all who served in the fight against terror in Afghanistan and to those brave and selfless Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of freedom and liberty. The Honour Roll

TOMORROW Australians across the country are encouraged to commemorate the service of all those who served in the Vietnam War and the Battle of Long Tan.Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester said Australians should pause and reflect on the bravery, teamwork and endurance that was displayed throughout the battle and wider war.“Almost 60,000 […]

The RARA ACT will be holding a Memorial Service for Marty Bink in Canberra on 5 Nov 19. He was a member of Anti Tk/Trackers when he was KIA on 05 Nov 69. He was the Battalion’s last Battle Casualty whilst doing ‘protection’ for the Engineer Land Clearing Team down on the Light Green – […]

Boer War Commemoration Service, Sunday 26th May 2019 at 10:00am at The Boer War Memorial ‘The Scout’ ANZAC Square, Adelaide Street.   This is the 120th Year, since war was declared 11th October, 1899. Gordon Bold Chairman BWAQ Email:    [email protected] Web:      www.bwm.org.au ‘Fathers of ANZACs’, the legacy – Their sacrifice, our encouragement. At the […]

The decision to move this year’s Villers-Bretonneux Anzac Day commemorations in northern France from dawn to mid morning caused outrage. PM Scott Morrison has since reversed this decision but was that the right thing to do? READ MORE

You are invited to a luncheon at the QLD Cricketers Club, East Brisbane, with guest speakers The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson, Director – Australian War Memorial and Darren Lehmann, past Australian test cricketer and Coach. Event to be held on Friday, 15 March 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm (AEST) Queensland Cricketers’ Club 411 […]