Saturday 24 December 2011 – Vale Bruce Ruxton AM OBE – A proud Australian
The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, has paid tribute to Bruce Ruxton AM OBE, who lead the Victorian RSL for 23 years, as a proud Australian who worked hard for our veterans.
Monday 19 December 2011 - Grants to help honour war veterans
The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, announced 64 new projects that will receive funding to honour Australia’s wartime heritage.
Monday 12 December 2011 - Continuing support for veterans over the festive season
With Christmas less than two weeks away, the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, today wished veterans and their families a safe and happy Christmas and New Year period.
Thursday 8 December 2011 - Fresh faces and perspective for the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council
The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Warren Snowdon, announced the new membership of the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council on Ex-Service Matters (PMAC), to advise the government on a new wave of younger veterans and their families.
Wednesday 7 December 2011 - Rats of Tobruk remembered 70 years on
Australians are encouraged to remember the courage and ingenuity of the famous Rats of Tobruk on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Siege of Tobruk, where their legend was forged.
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Official war artist Ben Quilty welcomed home from Afghanistan
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has welcomed home Archibald Prize winning artist Ben Quilty, one of the Australian War Memorial’s official war artists, from a tour of Afghanistan.
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