Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

LEGACY WEEK 2020

August 31, 2020

This week is Legacy Week 2020, the annual national appeal that raises awareness and funds to support the families of Australian veterans.

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MALAYA AND BORNEO VETERANS' DAY

August 31, 2020

Today, 31 August, marks Malaya and Borneo Veterans' Day, when we remember and pay tribute to our personnel who served in the Malayan Emergency (1948–1960), and the Indonesian Confrontation (1962–1966).

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VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY 2020

August 17, 2020

On Vietnam Veterans’ Day - 18 August - when we remember and pay tribute to the brave men and women who fought in the Vietnam War and the Battle of Long Tan

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75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

August 13, 2020

Saturday, 15 August, marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, also known as Victory in the Pacific Day.

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TEDDY SHEEAN

August 10, 2020

Labor welcomes the Prime Minister’s concession today that Teddy Sheean is a war hero fit to be awarded a Victoria Cross.

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WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER REVIEW, WE NEED ANOTHER HERO

August 05, 2020

This opinion piece was first published in The Mercury on Wednesday, 5 August 2020.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST