VV&VF ACT

LOCATION

9 Burkitt St, Page, ACT

For a map of where to find us, click here

Office hours

0900-1530 Monday - Friday
Phone 02 6255 1599
Email vvfact@vvfact.org.au

Have you paid your Membership fees yet??

Membership fees are now due!  If you haven’t already paid, please call the office or pop in and see us.  Fees are $35 for a single membership and $40 for a family membership.  All fees are tax deductible.  Remember your fees help keep The Veterans Support Centre going!

 

 

Vikings Fishing Club

Vikings Fishing Club

Vic, Paul and Rod from The Vikings Fishing Club along with Aaron who is the manager at Erindale Vikings, presented Ian Thompson with a donation cheque on Tuesday. The cheque was from the proceeds of Two-Up on ANZAC Day.

 

Green Shed charity day

 

 

 

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Repatriation of Remains

“The Director of the Office of Australian War Graves is currently arranging the repatriation of the remains of soldiers who were buried in Terandak Cemetery, Malaysia during the Vietnam War.

A number of 1 RAR soldiers are included in those to return and a repatriation ceremony will be held at RAAF Richmond later this year in early June. While the ceremony will be closed to the general public in accordance with contemporary ADF practices, there will be an opportunity for selected Vietnam veterans to be present at RAAF Richmond to observe the arrival and unloading of the aircraft as well as form a guard of honour as the hearses departs the Base.

There are significant administrative details to be completed prior to the occasion and if any VSC member wishes to attend the ceremony please contact office admin staff for precise requirements.”

Vale William Rolfe, AO – Our Patron

VALE BILL ROLFE

Issue 66, March 2016 Newsletter

Newsletter 66 2016 (2)

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year to all!  It’s a bit late but we have hit the ground running here since we opened again on the 1st February.  We are in full swing for 2016!  All our Pension Officers are working hard for their clients and our Tuesday BBQ’s continue to be very popular.  So if you are free on Tuesday and want to come in please do so!  There are always friendly faces and not to mention a tasty BBQ lunch for $5.

December 2015 Newsletter

newsletter

In this edition…

1.  Title Page
2.  Index
3.  Contacts Page
4.  Presidents Report
5.  Veterans Funny Page
6.  ACT Pistol Club Visit
7.  ACT Pistol Club Visit
8.  Sporting Shooters Pistol Club ACT
9.  Call of the Beast Mud Run
10. Around the Centre
11. Around the Centre/Christmas Party-Goulburn Workers Club
12. Christmas Party-Goulburn Workers Club
13. Christmas Party–Goulburn Workers Club
14. Honouring Vietnam Veterans/Tribute to War Correspondents
15. Discovering ANZACS/AAFCANS 100 Years and Counting
16. War dogs and Handlers honoured/Commemorative Dates
17. Vietnam Unit Commemoration Plaques
18. Suicide Prevention App
19. Muraguldrie Veterans Retreat
20. Robert James Tyrrell/HMAS Canberra Freedom of Entry
21. Coach Tours/Helping children reach their potential
22. Vetaffairs/Three Sixty Fashion Parade/Eat Me Drink Me-Kaleen Plaza
23. Services and Activities/Medals and Memorabilia/Reunions and Events
24. Walking Group/Guitar Group/Hospital Visiting
25. NSW/ACT APPVA Magazine Report/Praise for Guitar Group/Contact Details
26. Calendar of coming events/Food-Van dates/Current weekly activities
27. Fundraising for The Centre/Donations
28. Ready to write/Christmas Closure/Facebook
29. 2016 Autumn Antiques & Collectibles Fair/Selkirk Antiques
30. Advertising Rates/Are you Financial/Indemnity Clause
31. Membership Form
32. Sponsors

 
Click here to download Newsletter. (3,414 KB)

September 2015 Newsletter

newsletter

In this edition…

1. Title Page
2. Index
3. Contacts Page
4. Presidents Report
5. Around the Centre
6. Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day
7. Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day
8. Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day
9. Veterans Funny Page
10. Soldier On Family Fun Day
11. Soldier On Family Fun Day continued….
12. Coach Tour to Cooma Cottage/Yass
13. Services and Activities offered/Coach Tours/Medal Mounting
14. Garden of Peace 10th Anniversary by Terry Lawler
15. If you are ever in Merimbula/Selkirk Antiques & Restorations services
16. Donations and Care Inc.
17. Veterans Health Week/Christmas Party 2015/50th Anniversary Second Era National Service Scheme
18. Groups at the Centre
19. Poem by Banjo Patterson
20. Medals Awarded 47 years on, An article from the Air Force newspaper
21. Upcoming Events/Food Van dates/Weekly activities
22. On the road for Winter – Ian and Barbara Schafferius
23. On the road for Winter continued…..
24. Fundraising for The Centre/Christmas closure/Vets at Villagio
25. Patient Choices
26. Planning Ahead and Power of Attorney
27. Lost/Unclaimed Money
28. Lets talk about wills –Fergus Thomson/Article Correction
29. AGM Nominations
30. Advertising Rates/Are you Financial/Indemnity Clause
31. Membership Form
32. Sponsors

Click here to download Newsletter.  (3,425 KB)

Can you Volunteer??

Volunteers are required for the following:
• Committee members
• Food Van Operators
• Anyone with a truck license (driving the Food Van)
• Assist the OHS Officer
• Hospital Visiting Team
Terry Duffy-Woden 6296 1068 (in need of more volunteers)
Dennis Hebden-Calvary 0407 018 196
• Pension Officers
• Welfare Officers
• Gardening
• Cleaning
• Entertainment
• Maintenance projects (eg tradesmen/women)
• Assistance with current weekly activities and new activities (eg fishing club)
• General volunteer work
• History Project Manager
There are many opportunities for you on a casual or more permanent basis to assist those in need and to enjoy the company of others.
If you can assist in any way please contact Leannda or Taryn by phone on 02 6255 1599 or email vvfact@vvfact.org.au

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