How Refugees Saved a Town

The problem for Nhill, population 2184, is not a lack of jobs — its unemployment rate is just 3.6 per cent, well under the national average. Just about anyone who comes to town, be they professionals or labourers, can find work. Its perennial conundrum is getting people to come and keeping them.

Read this article from The Australian on how Order of Australia recipents, John and Margaret Millington helped the township of Nhill


National Chairman’s AGM Address May 2018.

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The Symbols of Queensland – The Maltese Cross and the Colour Maroon

At the Annual Dinner of the Queensland Branch held on Monday 19 March 2018. An excellent address by MAJGEN Prof John Pearn AO KStJ RFD

“The Symbols of Queensland The Maltese Cross and the Colour Maroon”

Click here to read the address and here to download the PowerPoint (in PDF format)

Annual Report released online

Please click here to view the Annual Report For the Financial Year ended 31 December 2017

The Grip of the Grape

Peter Gago AC … shining a global light on Australian wine.

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Notification Change of Auditor:

Resigning Auditors:
Mr Michael Port, DFK Kidsons, Melbourne, VIC
Appointed Auditors:
Mr Anthony Bandle, Bandle McAneney & Co, Deakin West, ACT
Date of change: 16th February 2018
Reason for change: Location of auditor

P L Morrall AM, CSC
National Secretary
16 February 2018

National Chairman meets Tasmanian Branch Committee members in Launceston February 2018

Back: John Thorne AM (Tasmanian President). Alastair Douglas OAM, Sue Shea OAM, Therese von Samorzewski OAM, Frank Madill AM and Maureen Oates OAM. Front: Barry Nunn AO, RFD, ED, Nicholas Chantler AM, and Clive Lee AM. Not pictured is Maureen Rudge OAM.