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The #OneInAMillion Wall of Respect

You can join the #OneInAMillion Wall of Respect, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the end of WWII.

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RAAF Veteran Appointed Vice President of the AFA

RAAF veteran, WGCDR (Retd) Sharon Bown is the Air Force Association’s new National Vice President.

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RAAF Veteran to deliver ANZAC Day Address

Decorated RAAF veteran, WGCDR (Retd) Sharon Bown will deliver a national address to commemorate ANZAC Day.

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ANZAC Day 2020 – Last Post Tribute

Commemorate ANZAC Day 2020 with this Last Post tribute.

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We Celebrate Our 100th Anniversary

The Air Force Association celebrated our 100th Anniversary at a Centenary Dinner in Canberra on 26 February.

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2020 Bursaries Awarded for Continuing Education

Two young students were presented with educational bursaries in support of their continuing academic studies.

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Temporary Closure - Shrine of Remembrance

In response to the spread of COVID-19, the Shrine of Remembrance is closed to the public until further notice.

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AFA Victoria honoured with a second Norman Clifford

AFA Victoria received a surprise gift from a generous benefactor at our annual Christmas function.

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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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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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Join us for the AFA Victoria Members’ Christmas Function

How time flies! Our members' end of year Christmas function will be held on 4th December. 

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AFC Annual Pilgrimage to RAAF Base Point Cook - 11 November

Our annual pilgrimage to Point Cook will be a joint Air Force and AFA Victoria commemoration on 11 November 2019.

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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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Malay & Borneo Veterans Association Memorial Service – 30 August

Veterans and families are invited to join this year's Malay & Borneo Veterans’ Association Memorial Day service at the Shrine of Remembrance on Friday 30thAugust.

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Meet-a-Mate Event – Keynote Speaker WGCDR (Retd) Sharon Bown

Our next ‘Meet-a-Mate’ event is on Friday, 16th August. Keynote speaker WGCDR (Retd) Sharon Bown will speak about her deployment experiences in Timor-Leste and Afghanistan.

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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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Vale Dudley Marrows, DSO DFC Legion de Honor.  

WWII war hero and Sunderland flying boat captain with 461 Squadron, Dudley Marrows, passed away on 11 March, aged 101.

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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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Official Opening of Historic Airport Hut 48, Ballarat

The Ballarat Branch hosted an official opening of their newly allocated rooms in the recently restored Airport Hut 48 at the Ballarat Aerodrome on Thursday 28 March, with guest speaker WWII veteran, Mr Jack Bell, 101.

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Battle of Bismarck Sea Commemorative Service

The 76th Anniversary of the Battle of Bismarck Sea Commemorative Service was held at RAAF Base Richmond on Thursday, 7 March 2019.

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Australia Day Honour Awarded to Peter Colliver

The Air Force Association of Victoria extends its heartiest congratulations to AFA Life Member and National Secretary, Peter Colliver, after being awarded the OAM in the Australia Day Honours List.

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