Ad Astra Podcasts – Listen Now

Ad Astra Podcasts – Listen Now

NEWS HEADLINES Ad Astra Aviator Podcasts An initiative by AFA and AFA NSW to capture the recollections and experiences of both retired and serving Air Force personnel. Listen as a wide range of former and current Australian aviators share their stories of life in the...
AFA Remembers Fallen at Last Post Ceremony

AFA Remembers Fallen at Last Post Ceremony

NEWS HEADLINES AFA Remembers Fallen at Last Post Ceremony   The life and service of Flying Officer Edward Rowell was commemorated when Air Force Association (AFA) National Vice President Peter McDermott attended the Last Post Ceremony on 30 January. Stories of...
RAAF Veteran Awarded US Silver Star

RAAF Veteran Awarded US Silver Star

NEWS HEADLINES US awards Silver Star to RAAF veteran     RAAF Vietnam Veteran Mac Cottrell has been awarded the prestigious Silver Star by the United States. The United States of America has presented two Australians with Silver Stars, one of its most prestigious...
‘Father of the RAAF’ Honoured in Bronze

‘Father of the RAAF’ Honoured in Bronze

NEWS HEADLINES ‘Father of the RAAF’ Honoured in Bronze in Moonta, SA. To commemorate 100 years of Air Force, the Copper Coast Council in Moonta, South Australia, held a centenary celebration to honour the ‘father of Air Force’, Sir Richard Williams KBE CB DSO on 7...
Battle for Australia Commemoration Service 2021

Battle for Australia Commemoration Service 2021

NEWS HEADLINES The Battle for Australia Commemoration Service   Every year on the first Wednesday of September, we commemorate the Battle for Australia. We reflect on the bravery of those who served on Australia’s home front, and the islands, the seas and in the...