NEWS ARCHIVE 2011


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The Australian Peacekeeper Digital Edition for this Summer is now available on-line on our Magazine page.
(recommended for viewers with a broadband connection)

19 December 2011

on-line News article SMH: Lax vetting policy let 'brainwashed' soldier rejoin army
10 December 2011

Fresh faces and perspectives for the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council
8 December 2011

Christmas Closure APPVA National Branch
1 December 2011

Vietnam Veterans Family Study Bulletin 16 pdf document
1 December 2011

Broadband network provides in-home healthcare
29 November 2011

Veteran Mental Health Report released
25 November 2011

Viet Nam Veteran Family Study Consultative Forum pdf document
22 November 2011

REMEMBRANCE DAY COMMEMORATION
Honiara, Solomon Islands

11 November 2011

National Mental Health Forum Report by R.N. KELLOWAY pdf document
8 November 2011

RCB Veterans sought by RAR Assn S.A.
7 November 2011

Christmas 2011 goodwill care packages for ADF members serving overseas
4 November 2011

REMEMBRANCE DAY Flag Marshals: Action Australia-wide
3 November 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

2 November 2011

Personal details of Soldiers killed in Afghanistan
31 October 2011

Three Australian Soldiers killed, seven wounded in Forward Operating Base shooting incident
30 October 2011

on-line News article Matina Jewell on ABC tv 'One Plus One' interview
28 October 2011

What can you do to honour our servicemen and women this Remembrance Day?
25 October 2011

on-line News article Secretary-General's Message: United Nations Day 24 October 2011
24 October 2011

Lasting Tribute to Korea Veterans
24 October 2011

on-line News article www.un.org: UN Day
24 October 2011

on-line News article ABC Online: ADF survey reveals Soldiers' anguish
21 October 2011

on-line News article SMH: Fears for troops battling mental health problems
20 October 2011

United Nations Day Flag Marshals: Action Australia-wide
19 October 2011

New EHealth site to benefit Veterans in Ipswich and south Brisbane
19 October 2011

New Exhibition Tour showcases Indigenous War Service
18 October 2011

on-line News article The Australian: Pilot flew too low in Afghan disaster
15 October 2011

VETERANS’ HEALTH WEEK – 24 to 30 October
13 October 2011

New ANZAC Centenary Advisory Board announced
12 October 2011

on-line News article Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The ‘Signature Wound’ of a Decade of War
10 October 2011

New Veterans resource to improve mental health and wellbeing
7 October 2011

Peacekeeping Memorial Update - October 2011
6 October 2011

on-line News article DVA e-News - Issue 3 - September 2011
5 October 2011

on-line News article HowTo: Setup secure and private Facebook browsing
2 October 2011

On base support for Defence Members
1 October 2011

APPVA NATIONAL CONFERENCE ITINERARY OCT 2011 pdf document
26 September 2011

New Chair of Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal
26 September 2011

on-line News article The Age: Troops suffering a hidden epidemic
25 September 2011

The Australian Peacekeeper Digital Edition for Spring 2011 is now available on-line on our Magazine page.
(Please note that viewing the on-line mag is only recommended if you have a broadband connection)

24 September 2011

on-line News article Herald Sun: Veterans' association 'amazed' at the cost of Anzac Day Gallipoli events
21 September 2011

Inequality in death
20 September 2011

Australian Soldier dies in East Timor motor vehicle accident
15 September 2011

Australian Peacekeepers recognised
14 September 2011

For information on activities to mark World Suicide Prevention Day visit:
www.suicidepreventionaust.org.
10 September 2011

Veterans accessing mental health assistance
10 September 2011

Minister for Defence meets United Nations Secretary-General
8 September 2011

Rationalisation of Temporary Incapacity Allowance (TIA) and Loss of Earnings Allowance (LOA) pdf document
5 September 2011

Remembering when war came to Australian shores
5 September 2011

on-line News article The Telegraph: Army warrior Matina Jewell ready to fight for her rights
3 September 2011

on-line News article The Telegraph: General battling Digger injustice
3 September 2011

COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE TO RECOGNISE THE 64TH ANNIVERSARY OF AUSTRALIA’S PEACEKEEPING INVOLVEMENT
AT THE SITE OF THE AUSTRALIAN PEACEKEEPING MEMORIAL, 11:00 AM 14 SEPTEMBER 20111
pdf document
31 August 2011

APPVA - SOUTH QUEENSLAND Invitation to Australian Peacekeepers Day Memorial Service 10th Sept pdf document
30 August 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

30 August 2011

Legal processes against ADF members relating to the 12 Feb 09 CIVILIAN CASUALTY Incident now concluded
30 August 2011

New program to maintain graves of our bravest
29 August 2011

on-line News article YouTube Video: Canadian Maj. Mark Campbell on Injured veterans needing more support
25 August 2011

on-line News article 7 News: Sunday Night 28 Aug 2011 - Surviving the War in Afghanistan
25 August 2011

AUSTRALIANS URGED TO DIG DEEP IN LEGACY WEEK
25 August 2011

Veterans encouraged to participate in world-first research
24 August 2011

New program to strengthen Defence families
23 August 2011

Australian soldier killed in action in Afghanistan
22 August 2011

Senate Speech on Anglesea Peacekeeping Memorial by Senator Catrina BILYK pdf document
18 August 2011

APPVA - TASMANIA Invitation to Australian Peacekeepers Day 14th Sept pdf document
16 August 2011

Ian Stenlake (Sea Patrol) Endorsement for fair indexation of military retirement pensions. pdf document 203 KB
16 August 2011

Invitation to Australia’s 64th Anniversary of Peacekeeping Commemorative Service pdf document
15 August 2011

Smoother transition for Defence Personnel
12 August 2011

Looking for people who served in Somalia, Bougainville, or the first deployments to Timor
11 August 2011

on-line News article “Just a Fair Go” Sitrep 6 - URGENT ALERT! DFRDB pensions
11 August 2011

Peacekeeping Memorial Update - August 2011
10 August 2011

APPVA Media Release: Government Aims to Erode Further Funding from the Veteran’s Community pdf document
9 August 2011

APPVA Media Release: Federal Government Ignores Peacekeepers pdf document 102 KB
8 August 2011

on-line News article “Just a Fair Go” Sitrep 5 - help veterans in their fight for fair indexation
6 August 2011

DHAT Report – recognition of peacekeepers after 1947
4 August 2011

New Credit Card Scam pdf document 169 KB
2 August 2011

OP ASTUTE Reclassification response from the ADF - 1 pdf document
OP ASTUTE Reclassification response from the ADF - 2 pdf document
1 August 2011

Veteran community supported to tackle climate change
28 July 2011

DHAT Report – Inquiry into recognition for members of Rifle Company Butterworth for service in Malaysia between 1970 and 1989
26 July 2011

Remembering Australia's Korean War Veterans
26 July 2011

APPVA / VVAA Response Paper to The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Arrangements Review Recommendations pdf document 840 KB
25 July 2011

on-line News article The West Australian: Injured Diggers expose flaws
23 July 2011

on-line News article ABC News: Pensions for returned servicemen criticised (Video)
22 July 2011

on-line News article The West Australian: Defence 'fails' soldiers over injury list
22 July 2011

on-line News article The West Australian: SAS veteran's very private war after front-line career
16 July 2011

BEST Funding continues to support Veteran community
15 July 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

13 July 2011

Carbon Price Household Assistance Measures for the Veteran Community pdf document
12 July 2011

on-line News article The Australian: US decorates fallen Australian commando
12 July 2011

on-line News article ThinkUKnow aims to bridge the gulf in knowledge between adults and young people on technology-related issues.
( www.thinkuknow.org.au )

on-line News article ABC News: Multiple deployments effects on soldiers - The Full Story
9 July 2011

on-line News article The Sunday Mail (Qld): Diggers refuse treatment
9 July 2011

on-line News article 2CC Radio Interview: Federal Member Mike Kelly on Defence Pensions
8 July 2011

Launch of the Defence Alumni Network
6 July 2011

Australian Commando killed in action and another seriously wounded in action in Afghanistan
5 July 2011

A memorial for Australia’s Explosive Detection Dogs Killed in Action in Afghanistan
5 July 2011

on-line News article YouTube Video by a wife and a daughter of a soldier to show support and recognition to our wonderful Australian Defence Force
2 July 2011

Vetaffairs June 2011: debunking the myths... That all peacetime service in the ADF is covered by just one piece of legislation pdf document
1 July 2011

on-line News article IDN-InDepthNews: UN Peacekeepers Fight an Uphill Battle
( www.indepthnews.info/ )

30 June 2011

Bonus Scheme offers further incentives for working Veterans
30 June 2011

on-line News article NSW Home Power Savings Program Free for DVA (White) and (Gold) Repatriation Health Card holders
( www.savepower.nsw.gov.au )

29 June 2011

on-line News article SMH: Soldiers could avoid counselling after files used against them
28 June 2011

VVCS Ipswich Office NOW OPEN
27 June 2011

on-line News article Digital Switchover Household Assistance Scheme will help eligible households receive digital free-to-air TV signals
( www.digitalready.gov.au )

26 June 2011

on-line News article Independent Australia: Diggers Versus the Gillard Government
25 June 2011

DMP decides not to pursue further prosecution of soldiers in 12 February 2009 Civilian Casualty Incident in Afghanistan
23 June 2011

on-line News article Merger of the DFRDB Authority, MilitarySuper Board and ARIA from 1 July 2011
( www.dfrdb.gov.au )

22 June 2011

APPVA South Queensland eNews Issue #7 pdf document 1.43 MB
20 June 2011

The Australian Peacekeeper Digital Edition for Winter 2011 is now available on-line on our Magazine page.
(Please note that viewing the on-line mag is only recommended if you have a broadband connection)

18 June 2011

on-line News article ABC: Matina Jewell conversation with Richard Fidler
15 June 2011

on-line News article SBS News: Women to serve on Afghan frontline by 2012
15 June 2011

Peacekeeping Service - Australian Federal Police pdf document
14 June 2011

Request for Veterans’ of ADF Peace Operations to respond to a survey
13 June 2011

on-line News article UN News Centre: Security Council extends mandate of UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus
( www.un.org/apps/news/ )

13 June 2011

on-line News article The Canberra Times: Counting the cost - The true toll of the war in Afghanistan
11 June 2011

New communications centre named in honour of fallen digger
8 June 2011

Special Operations Combat Engineer killed in Afghanistan
7 June 2011

on-line News article The Sunday Mail (Qld): Army rehab for our Afghan casualties
5 June 2011

on-line News article The Australian: Sergeant Brett Wood awarded US Meritorious Service Medal posthumously
4 June 2011

AVCAT flyer to promote Scholarships for Children of Veterans intending Tertiary Studies in 2012 pdf document
1 June 2011

Two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan
31 May 2011

Carnival Australia has introduced a new program onboard its fleet to pay tribute to
serving and former members of the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces

30 May 2011

on-line News article United Nations: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
( www.un.org/en/events/peacekeepersday/2011/ )

29 May 2011

on-line News article The Australian: Young veterans' post-traumatic stress leads to new treatments
25 May 2011

Australian Soldier killed by insurgent Improvised Explosive Device in Afghanistan
24 May 2011

Defence Health Advice - Personnel who deployed to Middle East Area of Operations Feb 09 to Aug 10
24 May 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

24 May 2011

on-line News article The Canberra Times: Pressure mounting on military's prosecutions director
23 May 2011

on-line News article ADF 'Touchbase' website
- information and links that can help you in civilian life, from
jobs and finances to health, well-being and 'Find Your Mates'
( www.touchbase.gov.au )

17 May 2011

APPVA Budget Briefing 2011 pdf document
10 May 2011

Inquiry into recognition of Operation Lagoon and Operation Gateway
6 May 2011

"Caught in the Crossfire" by Matti Jewell officially launched today
1 May 2011

Seeking contributions to book on Peacekeeping, Peace Enforcing, Observing, Humanitarian and Reconstruction Operations pdf document
27 April 2011

Australians share the ANZAC spirit
25 April 2011

Recognition of War Service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
24 April 2011

DHAT Report - Inquiry into recognition of Australian Defence Force service in Somalia between 1992 and 1995
18 April 2011

Peacekeeping Memorial Update - April 2011
18 April 2011

Remember our Soldiers who have died in Afghanistan.
Remember their families and the sadness and grief they carry.
May the convergence of ANZAC Day and Easter give to those families and friends who grieve - strength, pride and hope.
Jim Cosgrove, Senior Chaplain 1st Division
pdf document 2.31 MB
14 April 2011

APPVA ANZAC Day march - Geelong Victoria
14 April 2011

Free legal services on offer for QLD flood and cyclone victims
13 April 2011

Vietnam War Family Study Proceeding – MORE SUPPORT NEEDED
9 April 2011

on-line News article Australian National Flag protocol for ANZAC Day, Monday 25 April 2011
( www.itsanhonour.gov.au )

8 April 2011

Professional Biographer looking to capture Veterans stories forever
7 April 2011

on-line News article With wreath-laying ceremony, UN staff mourn colleagues killed in line of duty
( www.un.org/apps/news/ )

6 April 2011

on-line News article AFP and Microsoft Media Release: ThinkUKnow youth section arms children online
( www.afp.gov.au )

6 April 2011

Anzac Day NRL tickets available
2 April 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

31 March 2011

Commemorating 100 Years of ANZAC Tradition
28 March 2011

Defence V Industry Event: Thu, 5 May 2011 to raise funds to build the Australian Peacekeepers Memorial
28 March 2011

A Message from the President
25 March 2011

Peacekeeping Memorial Update - March 2011
22 March 2011

Looking for 3 vocally talented Diggers
21 March 2011

AGPN set to expand primary health care services for Veterans pdf document
18 Mar 2011

Military Compensation Review Report Released
18 March 2011

on-line News article The Australian: Compensation for injured Australian soldiers divides Gillard government bureaucrats
18 March 2011

Progress on new health program for Veterans
17 March 2011

APPVA South Queensland eNews Issue #6 pdf document 966 KB
16 Mar 2011

on-line News article ANF half-mast Friday 18 March for New Zealand Earthquake Disaster
( www.itsanhonour.gov.au )

16 March 2011

New on-line health assistance piloted for ex-service personnel
14 March 2011

U.S. and Australian Departments of Veterans' Affairs research impacts of recent conflicts
11 March 2011

Anzac Day care packages for ADF members serving overseas
10 March 2011

Australian Peacekeeping Memorial Project Stand at the Avalon International Airshow 1-7 March 2011
9 March 2011

VVCS Wellbeing Toolbox website pilot from 1st March pdf document
7 March 11

on-line News article SMH: Aust, US to launch veteran health study
7 March 2011

Funding Boost for the Australian War Memorial
3 March 2011

on-line News article Joint Media Release: The highest recognition for our dedicated Police Officers
2 March 2011

on-line News article Redeveloped Hall of Valour opens at Australian War Memorial
( www.awm.gov.au )

24 February 2011

Australian Soldier killed in Afghanistan
20 February 2011

DHAT Report on Inquiry into the recognition for members of RCB for service in Malaysia 1970 - 1989 pdf document 524 KB
18 February 2011

Government to replace medals lost in natural disasters
10 February 2011

HOW TO disable the Facebook 'Places I checked into' application pdf document 157 KB
7 February 2011

Australian Soldier Killed in Insurgent Blast
3 February 2011

Improved housing assistance for injured members starts Feb 1
2 February 2011

Alternative Therapies for Gold and White Card holders pdf document
25 January 2011

on-line News article Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith, VC, MG, awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia
( www.defence.gov.au )

23 January 2011

on-line News article House of Representatives Private Members’ Business: Military Superannuation Pensions
( www.openaustralia.org )

20 January 2011

Information on hand to help Veterans in NSW access flood support
13 January 2011

Information on hand to help QLD Veterans Access flood support
13 January 2011

on-line News article New SoPs determined by the Repatriation Medical Authority
( www.rma.gov.au )

5 January 2011


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