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Battle for Australia Commemoration Service 2021

NEWS HEADLINES  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 skies to the north. In this year of the Air Force...

Op Grain Harvest Assist Seeks Support

NEWS HEADLINESA nationwide operation has been launched aiming to bolster the supply of local workers with retired ADF servicemen and women to help deliver this year’s bumper grains harvest and relieve pressure on farming communities. Organised by former ADF volunteers...

Chief of Air Force Oration

NEWS HEADLINES    The Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld, AO, DSC recently delivered the Chief of Air Force Oration at the Order of Australia Association’s 2021 Australian Defence Force Oration in Canberra.   The Chief of Air Force Oration reflected on...

ESOs/Minister Meet on Afghanistan Veterans

NEWS HEADLINES  Ex-Service Organisations met with Australian Government representatives on Wednesday 18 August, to add their support to efforts underway to assist veterans and families impacted by the situation in Afghanistan. The Air Force Association was one of many...

DVA Veteran Family Strategy

NEWS HEADLINES  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is in the process of developing its first Veteran Family Strategy and has invited comment from a number of ESO’s, including the Air Force Association.   Background In the 2021-22 Budget, the Government...

DVA & Services Australia

NEWS HEADLINES  The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised that it has been working with Services Australia to provide services and support to veterans and their families via a Standardised Service Offer that delivers a more equitable and connected face-to-face...

From the President

NEWS HEADLINES  I am pleased the Association has achieved several milestones since my February 2021 Report and that several veteran support initiatives are well underway. 2021 is likely to be a significant year in the Association’s history.   Air Force...

The Vivian Bullwinkel Project

NEWS HEADLINES   LTCOL Vivian Bullwinkel life's work in nursing is a relevant and inspirational story that continues to encourage nurses in providing exceptional health care.   The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Foundation is fundraising for the...

RAAF Founding Father Sculpture

NEWS HEADLINES  A bronze sculpture commemorating RAAF Founding Father, Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams nears completion at Moonta, SA. The Air Force Association is proud to be supporting the establishment of a life size sculpture of Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams,...

A Gathering of Eagles

NEWS HEADLINES  ‘A Gathering of Eagles’   The 81st Anniversary of the Battle of BritainandCentenary Year of the Royal Australian Air Force   A National Commemoration of Air Power and Air Forces   Hobart, Tasmania 10 - 12 September 2021   A ‘Gathering of Eagles’...