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author of
'The Regiment'

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Introduction

The Australia Branch was formed in 1998 and is currently administered by a National Committee made up of members from all the States and Territories throughout Australia. It covers the whole of Australia and we now have over 240 members and growing monthly. Queensland ceased being a Branch in 2010 and in 2016 became a station along with all the other States.
The National Committee meets at least six times a year with meetings being held via Skype due to the size and time zones of Australia, normally on a Saturday morning. Annually, we hold three core functions: Annual General meeting which is usually in March (followed by a braai which could be in any Capital City), Annual Luncheons are held at various times between September and November in each State and various Christmas barbecueís in December, venues are notified to members. The Committee has recently decided to increase the number of informal social gatherings to provide greater interaction between members and families.
State Liaison Officers or Station Liaison Officers have been appointed in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, the ACT, South Australia Western Australia and Queensland.
In 2016, the Queensland Branch dissolved and the territory is recognised now as a 'station' with its own State Liaison Officer.
Members and prospective members (including former members of the Rhodesian forces and the Colonial Police) are welcome to attend any of our functions. They may also apply for membership of the Branch, either as a full or Associate Member, subject to satisfying our constitutional requirements.

Principal ContactPersons wishing to make contact with the branch should contact the
PO Box 1758, Malaga, WA 6944, Australia.
Telephone: +61 438 905 131

BSAP Australia Group on Facebook
Branch Outpost Your Branch Outpost Magazine is at
this link

ADF 8646
7 August 2017
Office Bearers

Alan Hadfield
Chairman

Will Keys
V/Chairman

Jacki Keys
Treasurer

Pauline McCarthy
Hon Secretary

Rick Annesley
South Australia

Derek Hardy
Victoria
Forthcoming The following forthcoming functions may be of interest. For further detils contact the
Date
Function
Venue
11 November 2017
Canberra Weekend - Memorial Service National War Memorial
Contact Hon. Secretary for details
12 November 2017
11:00am for 11:30pm
Canberra Weekend - Luncheon Southern Cross Resaurant/Boat, Lake Burley Griffin
Contact Hon. Secretary for details
26 November 2017
12 noon for 12:30pm
NSW End of Year Luncheon Cronulla RSL Memorial Club
Contact Alun Vaughn 0410 691 068 for details
16 December 2017
Annual Luncheon RSL - 22 Leake Street, Belmont, WA
Contact Hon. Secretary for details
Joining the Branch Would you like to join the Australian Branch of the Regimental Association? This pamphlet, compiled and distributed by the United Kingdom Branch, will give your a few reasons why you should consider it. Please contact the Hon. Secretary.