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 will not be able to attend and support our limted program.   RAAF Support will be limited but  No 28 SQN will assist with Tech Communications and No 29 SQN will support the Church Seervice and the Wreath Laying and a  flyover at the Cenotaph by a RAAF aircraft is expected. The Australian Army Band Tasmania will also provide musical support.

Keep watching this web site for up-dating information.

NEW STATE COUNCIL POSITION - DEPUTY STATE PRESIDENT

WGCDR Chrales Hill elected as the inaugral Deputy State President RAAFA Tasmanian Division

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.

Expressions of Interest were canvassed and three members indicated their interest for the position.  The State Executive members were asked to vote for their preferred candidate.  WGCDR Charles Hill was elected and has assumed his duties.The position will be up for election at the State Council AGM 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'.