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AFA Victoria honoured with a second Norman Clifford painting.

AFA Victoria received a surprise gift from a generous benefactor at our annual Christmas function on 4th December.

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“The Luck of the Draw” (Pt 2) - from the logbooks of a WWII Catalina engineer.

Part 2 of our story from the logbooks of Allan Cooke, Catalina Flying Boat Engineer, during WWII.

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Annual Bursary Awards 2020 - Applications for next year's bursaries are now open.

The RAAFA (Vic) Foundation and the RAAF Vietnam Veterans Association (Vic) are proud to announce to two additional new annual bursary awards.

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Air Force Association 1920 - 2020: Celebrating our Centenary.

From Australian Flying Corps' Association to Air Force Association - join us as we celebrate our centenary in 2020.

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Extra! Extra! CONTACT Summer 2019 - latest edition is out now.

Enjoy some Christmas/New Year reading with our Summer edition of CONTACT - the official newsletter of the Air Force Association (Victoria).

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A message from the AFA Victoria President regarding the DRFDB Scheme.

The Commonwealth Ombudsman’s office today released its report into the DFRDB Scheme in relation to commutation.

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Ballarat Commemorates 79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

The 79th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain commemorated at Sebastopol Cenotaph on 15th September.

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Commonwealth Ombudsman Inquiry into the DFRDB Scheme

An update for members: Commonwealth Ombudsman Inquiry into the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) Scheme.

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AFA Foundation Annual Bursaries Have Been Announced

Two young women who are about to commence their tertiary education were the recipients of the 2019 AFA Foundation Bursaries.

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WW2 RAAF Building On Display at Ballarat Heritage Weekend

The former WWII RAAF Ballarat precinct at the Ballarat aerodrome will ‘come alive’ on Ballarat Heritage Weekend 25 and 26 May...

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New Website to Record 1WAGS History in Ballarat

AFA's Ballarat Branch is creating a website to record historical details about the airmen who trained at No 1 Wireless Air Gunners School at Ballarat Airport during WW2. 

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ANZAC Day: WW2 Veteran Jack Bell Speaks With 3AW

WW2 and RAAF veteran Jack Bell shared his experiences as a PoW and his message of compassion, respect and honour with 3AW's Neil Mitchell.

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In Memory of Two Brave Squadrons

On 19 February, as the bombing of Darwin in 1942 was re-enacted with air raid sirens, guns and fighter planes, WWII veteran Brian Winspear, 98, was there to unveil a long-awaited plaque in recognition of his fallen No2 and No13 Squadron colleagues. 

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