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Special service to honour veterans

WORLD War II and Vietnam veterans will be commemorated at a special service next week, marking the anniversary of two significant days in history. Tomorrow...
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Athletes forced to run with prestigious event’s cancellation

THE affect of COVID-19 has been dramatic across all forms of sport and that includes athletics. Under the guidance of running coach Sally Taylor, some...
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Photographer privileged to record war history

TRAVELLING across the South East to memorialise the faces of World War II veterans was an honour for Mount Gambier photographer Frank Monger. In a...

Compton Primary School’s Anzac effort honoured

COMPTON Primary School has once again secured success in the Australian Anzac School Awards as state runner-up for a united effort by students. With involvement...

Vietnam veterans honoured

A COMMEMORATIVE service will be held in Mount Gambier this Saturday afternoon to honour national Vietnam Veterans Day[...]

Service recognises war battles

VETERANS will gather in Canberra on Sunday to attend a national service to recognise the 50th anniversary of the battles at fire support bases Coral and Balmoral - Australia's most protracted and costly battles of the Vietnam War.[…]

“Forgotten war” sacrifice remembered

WHILE thousands gathered at Vansittart Park Soldiers Memorial today to remember the bravery and sacrifice of those who defended the nation's freedom and values,...

Remembering the fallen

A VETERANS wall of remembrance has been established at the Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League and will be formally dedicated on Anzac...

Golf: Regnier elected to president’s role

ROBE'S Ian Regnier has been elected South East Veteran Golf Association president. Regnier was elected to replace retiring president Bruce Packer at the association's annual...

Research to help veterans

IN AN Australian first, post-traumatic stress research and clinical care will be located together at the new $15m Jamie Larcombe Centre[...]

Local veterans recognised

THREE local veterans were recognised for their service and sacrifice during times of both war and peace at a special presentation ceremony this week. Member...

State loans $200,000 to city RSL

MOUNT Gambier's cash-strapped Community Returned and Services League received a boost from the State Government today as it announced a $200,000 loan to help...

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