The latest of NSCnews Online magazine has been published. You can now access it instantly HERE. Viewing the digital magazine doesn’t require special software and loads quickly in your web browser. Just click on the magazine cover or link above to begin reading now! If you are prompted to enter an access key to view […]

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Welcome to the first edition of NSCnews Online (published by the same people who published the Northern Services Courier for 10 years). It’s a great resource for anyone connected to the military in Townsville and those who may have left and remain interested in what’s happening there. Please share it with as many of your […]

Read the latest copy of The Spirit from RARA (QLD) click here.

Amphibious Assault. 2 RAR plays major role in Exercise Sea Explorer Read More

WELCOME HOME: Australians brought back to resting places closer to home – pages 2-3

ARMY NEWS GOES MOBILE: We have launched an official FREE app for viewing current and past editions online. The app is available through iTunes for iOS smart phones and tablets, and Google Play for Android devices. Simply search ‘Army News Australia’ in either the Apple store or Google Play. ON TARGET: International military members join with the […]

Today I pass on some very sad news … At approximately 3:00pm on Wednesday, 23rd of September, Brigadier Ivan (Lou) Brumfield CBE, DSO (Rtd) passed away peacefully. As Commanding Officer of the 1RAR Group in Vietnam 1965 he was highly respected as a leader of men in combat. That respect continued right up to now and will […]

TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: Wounded diggers prepare for South Pole trek. BIG STEP: Ship that will form the basis of the ADF’s amphibious strategy is named. FINAL FIRES: Artillery trainers leave Afghanistan after one last fire mission. INFANTRYMEN HOME: Final infantry soldiers depart Timor-Leste. Follow this link

The Chairman of the RAR Corporation MichaeL von Berg MC has offered his deepest sympathies to the family of Corporal Richard Edward Atkinson, who was killed in action during o perations in Afghanistan on Wednesday 2nd February 2011. Corporal Atkinson was serving with 1st Combat Engineer Regiment on operations with Mentoring Task Force 2 when he tragically […]