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

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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

 

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'.

NEW FLAG POLE FOR THE MEMORIAL CENTYRE

Raising the RAAF Ensign was, from left - Debbie Coulson (State Secretary) SQNLDR Alan Robertson (State President) and WGCDR Charles Hill (Deputy State President)

A new metal Flag Pole has been installed at the RAAF Memorial Centre.  It replaces the old wooden one that was rotting away and very badly weathered.  On Wednesday morning 28 OCT 2020 the RAAF Ensign was raised to the mast head to mark the occasion.  The photo above  records the event.

NEW AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION WEB SITE

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Check out the new Air Force Association National Web Site; It is at https://  raafa.org.au

There is a similar notice on the National page of this web site.

 

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2020

The State President, SQNLDR Alan Robertson, laid a wreath at the Cenotaph on behalf of all members of the Tasmania Division.  It was a most moving ceremony and while not open to the public, it was pleasing to see a number of folk turn up to pay their respects.

Lest We Forget