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Important Announcement

Due to the impacts of Covid-19, The Society will postpone all lectures and excursions until further notice.

The well-being of our members and the community are of paramount importance. We feel this is the best way to ensure we uphold these standards while meeting the obligations under current health restrictions.

We appreciate your ongoing support in this difficult time. The Society is looking at options for online lectures, and we will update members when lectures are able to resume. Our plan is to get lectures and excursions restarted as soon as it is safe to do so.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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Our Recent Lectures

Breakout from Normandy By Robert Muscat

This lecture is the Society’s contribution to 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day. By end June 1944 the word most feared by Allied senior commanders and politicians was “stalemate”. US First Army and British Second Army units made few inroads into Normandy since the D-Day landings on 6 June.

July 19, 2019|Categories: Past speakers|Comments Off on Breakout from Normandy By Robert Muscat

No Ground Given, 2/27th Battalion AID at Mission Ridge and Brigade Hill, Kokoda, By Adrian Clack

At the battles of Mission Ridge and Brigade Hill, 7-8 September 1942, in the legendary Kokoda Trail Campaign, three sister battalions of the AIF were together for the first time.

June 14, 2019|Categories: Past speakers|Comments Off on No Ground Given, 2/27th Battalion AID at Mission Ridge and Brigade Hill, Kokoda, By Adrian Clack

Sectioning a Leopard Tank By Paul Handel

Over three decades from 1976 to 2007 the Leopard 1 Tank was the work horse of the Australian Army’s 1st Armoured Regiment. In 2015 the Australian Army History Unit (AAHU) received support for a project to section or “cut-in-half” a Leopard Tank so that students in armoured vehicle courses could see the interior of a main battle tank.

May 16, 2019|Categories: Past speakers|Comments Off on Sectioning a Leopard Tank By Paul Handel
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