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Long Tan Bursary applications open 18 August

Long Tan Bursary applications open 18 August

Applications for next year’s Long Tan Bursaries open on 18 August 2022, Vietnam Veterans’ Day. The Long Tan Bursary helps eligible children and grandchildren of Vietnam veterans pay for their tertiary education. Each year 37 bursaries are awarded to successful...

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Open Arms community and peer program expands nationally

Open Arms community and peer program expands nationally

SUPPORT for veterans and their families who may be struggling with mental health conditions or at risk of suicide, will be enhanced through the Community and Peer Program which is currently being rolled out across Australia. The program, run by Open Arms – Veterans...

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Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant

Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant

The Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant serves to recognise and acknowledge the unique nature of military service and the contribution of veterans and their families. The Covenant is supported by the Veteran Card, Lapel Pin and Oath. These provide the opportunity...

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Heroes of the homefront: Honouring modern-day war widows

Heroes of the homefront: Honouring modern-day war widows

GWEN Cherne has never worn an army uniform or been involved in active service. But she has devoted decades of her life to the Australian Defence Forces because she loved a man who did.Her husband, Peter Cafe, served in Cambodia, Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq. The...

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Sen. Jim Molan’s First Speech

Sen. Jim Molan’s First Speech

It’s only fair to this house that I state what I hope to focus on as a senator for New South Wales. I will put the people of New South Wales and Australia first, to the best of my ability, in everything this house asks me to consider. The following are some extracts:...

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