Address by George Mansford (Cairns 18 August 2017) Today throughout our nation there will be gatherings such as ours to reflect on our involvement in the Vietnam War and above all, to honour our fallen. In doing so, we also pay our deepest respect to yet another generation of our military currently on operations. It […]

Today, the nation remembers those Australians who served in the Korean War, on the 64th anniversary of the 1953 Armistice agreement. The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Dan Tehan, said that of the more than 17,000 whoserved, 340 Australians lost their lives and more than 1,200 were wounded. 21 Nations provided military personnel, medical support or […]

  The Casualty List now contains details of most of the people, both Aussie and Kiwi, Military and Civilian who were killed, wounded, hurt or murdered in South Vietnam during the period. The research into the information required to put together this list has taken the author Bob Coker over 30 years of on-and-off study: […]

Dan Tehan today ( 29 May 2017) honoured Australia’s contribution to global peacekeeping efforts on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Australian men and women have participated in peacekeeping operations since 1947 and 14 have lost their lives while serving as peacekeepers, Australia has made a significant contribution to worldwide peace operations, including commanding operations in […]

Humane and intimate, how the Red Cross helped families trace the fates of WW2 soldiers Fiona Ross, University of Melbourne There are about 59,000 cards in archival boxes from the Red Cross’s WW2 enquiry service. While their language is impersonal, the golden rule was to provide solace to soldiers’ families, and fast READ MORE

Perspectives and Lessons from Australia’s War in Afghanistan & Iraq 2001 -2014 is a two-day Conference 12 – 13 May 2017. at the Monash Centre, Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, Brisbane. READ MORE

Check out the NBWMA Promotional video Dedication on 31 May 2017  

“echoes of conflict” is a musical reflection on the events surrounding many young Australians during the tumultuous years of the Vietnam War. The piece musically depicts a situation where young soldiers, many of whom were conscripted and full of apprehension and anxiety, faced an uncertain future; and how the forthcoming events created a dramatic change […]

Explore the combat actions of the 1st Australian Task Force here We hope you find this website to be informative and useful. This website is the product of over twenty years of research. It provides unprecedented access to information on nearly all 1 ATF ground combat actions Australians fought in during the Vietnam War, numbering over 4,500. […]

To all current and past serving men of The Regiment and their families, greetings on our Birthday: 68 years young