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Your Summer 2021 edition of CONTACT is out now.

In the Summer edition of Contact: Vale Jack Bell | The First RAAF Airman | Bursaries | DVA news and more...

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Jack Bell Commemorative Service

A Commemoration Service for the late Jack Bell, who passed away on 26 November, will be held on 6 December.

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Wings Magazine - Summer 2021 Edition

The 2021 Summer edition of WINGS Magazine is out now - online and hard copy.

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Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation

ADF veterans have been recognised with Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

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Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

AFA has provided its submission to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

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Veterans’ Claims System Overhaul

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will overhaul its veterans’ claims processing system.

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New DVA Branch for Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs establishes new Branch for veterans’ mental health and wellness programs.

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The ADF Firefighter Scheme has commenced.

A financial and health support scheme for former ADF Firefighters commenced on 20 September 2021.

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AFA Response to Australian Curriculum Review

Recent curriculum review states the ANZAC Legend is to be contested in studies.

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AFA Victoria's statement on the Shrine of Remembrance.

"The Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance is a place for commemoration, not protest."

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The Battle for Australia Commemoration Broadcast

A special broadcast commemorating the role of the RAAF in the Battle for Australia.

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Operation Grain Harvest Assist Launched

Operation Grain Harvest Assist Seeks retired service people to help deliver this year’s bumper grain harvest.

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Your Spring edition of CONTACT is out now.

In the Spring edition of Contact: Vale AVM Alan Reed | RMIT & RAAF | VP Day | and more...

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ESOs & Minister Meet on Afghanistan Veterans

Ex-Service Organisations meet with Veterans' Affairs Minister on supporting Afghanistan Veterans.

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Air Force 2021: Chief of Air Force Oration

The Chief of Air Force Delivers His Oration Reflecting on Air Force 100 Year History.

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Standardised Service Offer for Veterans

DVA and Services Australia provide veterans with a Standardised Service Offer.

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AFA National President Update - June 2021

An Air Force Association national update from the AFA President, Carl Schiller.

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Royal Commission Terms of Reference Response

Read the AFA's submission to the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

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Sir Richard Williams Sculpture Nears Completion

A bronze sculpture commemorating RAAF Founding Father, Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams nears completion at Moonta, SA.

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Budget Support for ADF Firefighters

AFA's lengthy lobbying for ADF firefighters who served at RAAF Point Cook Fire Training School from 1957-86 pays off.

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A Gathering of Eagles - Battle of Britain Anniversary

An invitation to the national commemoration of the 81st Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in the RAAF centenary year.

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2021 Brian & Nora O’Connor Award | Geoff Michael Award

Nominations for the Air Force Association's premier awards for service to the Association are now open.

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Our Air Force, Our Culture - Ready for the Future

CAF announces ‘re- vectoring’ of Air Force culture to align with requirements of the future.

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Latest Edition of CONTACT Newsletter

The Autumn/Winter edition of Contact - AFA Victoria's newsletter - is out now.

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AFA Submission to Honours & Awards Inquiry

In recognition of ADF members who are injured, wounded or killed in or because of service.

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Royal Commission into Defence & Veteran Suicide

The Royal Commission will consult with veteran support organisations on its draft Terms of Reference.

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About AFA Victoria

Our Purpose

Supporting Veterans | Fostering Friendships | Honouring Our Legacy

Since its formation in 1920, the Air Force Association has fostered the spirit of friendship formed on service; supported our service men and women through advice, liaison and representation; and continued to honour the heritage and proud traditions of the Air Force.

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