It’s not Paul Hogan, nor Tony Abbott and it sure as daylight isn’t a rugged bushman. The first glimpse at census data collected last year has revealed the typical Australian is a 38-year-old married mother of two who lives in a three-bedroom house, which she owns with a mortgage. Both her parents were born in […]

Australia looks on track for a stellar year. To our Treasurer with his fiscal game plan ahead, I say, “beam us up a great Budget, Scotty!” All too often I hear media ‘experts’ telling us that our economy is “shot to pieces” and our standard of living is falling! And let’s not talk about our […]

The Funeral Notice will appear in Saturday’s Courier Mail. The funeral will be a full military one with Major General Stephen Porter, AM, Commander 2nd Division, the ADF Official Mourner. The Service will be held at St Michael’s Catholic Church Dorrington commencing at 12 noon. Following the Church Service the burial will be at Pinnaroo […]

Neil passed away this afternoon to be with God. Rest in peace Noble Warrior your duty has been done. It is likely that the funeral will be a burial in Brisbane next week.  The details will be confirmed on Wednesday   In the meantime condolences can be sent to: Neil’s wife Jo 2/68 Pacific Drive […]

With the Christmas and New Year period fast approaching, I would like to share with you the Department of Veterans’ Affairs service arrangements for the Christmas/New Year period. All DVA offices, including all Veterans’ Access Network (VAN) and Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) offices will close at close of business on Wednesday, 24 […]

Hi Folks   It is that time again to put together the team/s for ‘Push to the Bush’ for 2013.   For those who don’t know what this is, this will be the 8th year that we have organised groups  of Veterans to go out to the small country towns and take the message of […]

                                                    The RAR Corporation wishes all Australians an enjoyable Australia Day with the understanding that this day recognises the contribution that many people have made to making Australia what it […]

See An old cattle station in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has been transformed into a camping getaway for war veterans and servicemen and women from all around the country. Along the banks of the Nullagine River, near Marble Bar, is the new Meentheena Veterans Retreat. Vietnam veteran Bill Thompson describes it as beautiful country. […]

Dave Sabben, Commander 12 Platoon, D Company, 6 RAR at the Battle of Long Tan has gone live with  a page on his website that traces the history of the Long Tan Cross in pictures.   The page is not meant to be a Masters Thesis – just a collection of photos (with or without people). […]