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Bert Hinkler Wing Survival Camp

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The Hervey Bay and Bundaberg Squadrons got together for a Survival Camp on the weekend of 17th-19th March at Australian Adventure Park, Burrum Heads, Qld.

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Reserve Force Day 2017

The Reserve Forces Day Council has asked the Australian Air League to provide volunteers to assist with Banner carrying and other various duties on Reserve Force Day - Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Lunch will be provided. Cadets aged 12 years and over, NCO’s & Officers will be required (no Junior Cadets)

Details can be found in  pdf NSWBG - Reserve Force Day Memorandum 2017 (370 KB)

NSW Ceremonial Parade 2017

The New South Wales Boys' Group Annual Ceremonial Parade will be conducted on Sunday, 21 May 2016 in the City of Sydney. All Squadrons are directed to take part in the Parade. Every member of the New South Wales Boys' Group and New South Wales Girls' Group are requested to convey to as many parents and friends as possible an invitation to attend on this day.

Due to renovations with the Scots Church, the Church Service will not take place this year.

This year the Reviewing Officer of the Ceremonial Parade will be Mr. Stephen Leahy – Chief Executive Officer, Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service.

Details can be found in Group Field Circular No 03/2017.

Volunteer Grants 2016

Last year the Community Grants Hub, on behalf of the Department of Social Services (DSS), invited organisations and  volunteer based community groups to apply for Volunteer Grants 2016 funding.

These grants aim to support the efforts of Australia’s volunteers. They provide small amounts of money that organisations and community groups can use to help their volunteers. They are part of the Government’s work to support the volunteers who help disadvantaged Australian communities and encourage inclusion of vulnerable people in community life.

 We are please to advise the NSW Boys Group and Victoria Group were successful, receiving grants of $3900 and $5000 respectively.