Activities

AUSTRALIA DAY 2023 – Proud of our Country and our Flag

AUSTRALIA DAY 2023 – Proud of our Country and our Flag

The Seeker’s inspired us all then and still do today with their iconic hit song “I am Australian” Enjoy the day, and despite the various daily challenges in our home, work, and social lives; celebrate our unique way of life, away from the world’s many conflicts...

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Christmas Greetings from ADSO

Christmas Greetings from ADSO

On behalf of the ADSO Board I wish all members of ADSO and the broader veteran community the best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. 2023 promises to be an interesting year and one that we all should look forward to with optimism in our national advocacy for the...

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Australian National Flag Day – 3 September

Australian National Flag Day – 3 September

This year’s Australian National Flag Day, on 3 September 2022, marks 121 years since the Australian National Flag was first officially flown in 1901 at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne – the site of Australia’s first Parliament. Australian National Flag...

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2021 Census results: Australian Defence Force Service

2021 Census results: Australian Defence Force Service

Census-slides-July-2022Download The content includes: ABS Analytical Article findingsSome key insights from census resultsLocation of veterans, serving members, and DVA clientsWhere to get other DVA data It should be noted that ESORT through DVA was responsible for...

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Vietnam Veterans Day – Brisbane 18 August 2022

Vietnam Veterans Day – Brisbane 18 August 2022

The Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Queensland branch will be conducting a March followed by a Memorial Service in Brisbane on the 18th August 2022 to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day. The march will commence at 10.40 am from the Market Place in front of the...

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ABS Census: Service with the Australian Defence Force

ABS Census: Service with the Australian Defence Force

Key statistics More than half a million Australians (581,139) have served, or are currently serving, in the ADF.There are 84,865 current serving members and 496,276 former serving members.One in twenty (5.3 per cent) of Australian households reported at least one...

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CENSUS SHOWCASES GARRISON CITY SERVICE

CENSUS SHOWCASES GARRISON CITY SERVICE

Townsville’s status as Australia’s largest garrison city has been confirmed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the release of the Census 2021 results today. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh said the results of the Census 2021 has shown that Townsville...

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