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News & Articles of Interest

26 Apr 2011 The Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal (the Tribunal) is directed to inquire into and report on the appropriate recognition for specific acts of gallantry or valour performed by naval and military personnel. The Tribunal is directed to make recommendations on the eligibility of the naval and military members, as listed, to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the Victoria Cross for Australia or other forms of appropriate recognition for their gallantry or valour.  More.....
26 Apr 2011 Garden Island to grow for Big Ships.
Sydney's Garden Island defence base will be upgraded to berth two enormous new Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) now being built in Spain.  More.....
26 Apr 2011 Recognition of War Service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Today the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, announced that the contribution of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders who have served in the nation’s armed forces will be honoured by three special projects.  More.....
20 Apr 2011 Message from CN Australia re acquisition of RFA Largs Bay.  Open
12 April 2011 HMVS Cerberus Newsletter No.122.  Open
11 Apr 2011 Download the Summer Edition of KEEL HAULER, Rooty Hill & Districts Sub Section’s newsletter. Compiled by Peter 'eggsanger' Hamrol.  Open


Anzac Centenary Events
2014 - 2018

The Anzac Centenary (2014 – 2018) will shine a spotlight on the commitment and sacrifice of those who served in the First World War.

Across Victoria, there will be a number of commemorative events marking key dates throughout the Centenary.


ANZAC Naval Commemorative Ball - 17 October 2015
The Naval Commemorative Committee Victoria, invite all serving ADF personnel, Australian and Allied Veterans along with family and friends, to attend the ANZAC Naval Commemorative Ball on Saturday 17 October 2015 at (New Venue) The Atrium, Flemington Racecourse, 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington (10 Minutes from the CBD).  Dance to the Music of the RAN Dance Band.  The Ball is open to all serving and former members of the ADF, NZDF, Reserves, Cadets, families, friends, Police, Emergency Services, our Allies and the General Public.
Full details at: and

Navy Ball Flyer.....
Navy Ball Information page.....
Navy Ball Booking Form.....

Should you wish to register an event, go to the Anzac Centenary website.