RAAFA Tas News and Information

CORONA VIRUS COVID-19

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

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

80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE 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.

NEW STATE COUNCIL POSITION - DEPUTY STATE PRESIDENT

At a meeting of the State Executive on Wednesday 13 May 2020 the Executive approved the calling of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the State Council to approve amendments to the State Constitution to allow for the creation of the position of a Deputy State Presdient.

The position is to be based in the South and the incumbent will deputise for the State Presdient on those occasions when the President is unable to attend a Reprentational activity or one of the DVA or ESO Briefings or Forums

The position is an elected one but in the first instance will be a casual vacancy until the AGM of the State Council in March 2021.

SOCIAL DISTANCING POLICY - MEMORIAL CENTRE

Members are advised that with effect 27 May 2020 and until further notice,  a Social Distancing Policy has been issued in relation to persons entering or using the RAAF Memorial Centre.

To view the Policy please see Association Regulations and Policy section under 'GOVERNANCE'.

EXTENSION IOF METRO FREE BUS TRAVEL

Metro Bus Free Travel until 31 July 2020

Members are advised that the Tasmanian Government has extended the free travel on Metro Buses until 05 July 2020.