RAAFA Tas News and Information

CORONA VIRUS COVID-19

Dear members please see the section on 'RAAFA Activities' for the Association's stance on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) siutuation

NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER

The old number - 6234 3862 has now been disconnected. use the Mobile Number shown.

 

We now have a new Land Line.  The new number is:

(03) 6200 9221

The State Secretary also has a mobile for contact when the Centre is not manned.  It is:

0484 018 787

AUSSIE VETERANS WEB SITE

The AussieVeterans Logo

All members are urger to look at the  Aussie Veterans Web Site as it proviodes all kinds of information, including entitlemenst, which is of ineterest to all Veterans.

The link to the web site is:  https://aussieveterans.com

 

RAAFA Teardrop Banner
NW Branch have secured four (4) Banners which may be loaned to other Branches. Bookings may be made with the NW President, Stew Freeman, and pick and return arrangements a borrowers responsibility
RAAFA Marquee
NW Branch have secured two (2) Marquees and again, they may be borrowed by other Branches. Loan bookings to be made with the NW President, Stew Freeman, and pick and return the borrowers responsibility

BAR RENOVATIONS - RAAF MEMORIAL CENTRE

The Bar area at the RAAF Memorial Centre has been substantially up-graded and is  now a very pleasant venue. All members are encouraged to drop by, especially on Monthly Drinks Nights, and enjoy the ambience of the place.  We did it all for you.

80th ANNIVERSARY OF THR BATTLE OF BRITAIN SEPTEMBER 2020

Spitfires patrolling the skies over Kent in South East England on 15 September 1940.

All Members are advised that the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be commemorated over the weekend 11- 13 September 2020.  The Chief of Air Force has promised additional support for this most significant event.

Keep watching this web site for up-dating information.

FISHING LICENCE CONCESSIONS - VETERANS

The Minister for State Veteran Affiars, the Hon Guy Barnett MP, has announced concesion rates for entitled Veterans.

In Tasmania, holders of a DVA Concession card are eligible to receive a discount of $24.30 on their first recreational sea fishing licence, reducing the fee from$56.70 to $32.40

Holders of DVA Pensioner Concession Cards receive a discount of $160.00 on a one-rod five season angling licence and $34.00 for a one rod one season licence.  These discounts reduce the fees from $360.00 to $200.00 for a five season licence and $75.50 to $41.50 for a one year licence. Varying levels of concessions or exemptions are available to DVA Card Holders and their families in other States and Territories.

 For more information please visit: dpipwe.tas.gov.au/sea-fishing-acqualture/recretaional-fishing and www.ifs.tas.gov.au/the-rules/angling-licence.