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WHAT'S ON 2017

FUNCTIONS/EVENTS/TRAINING

  • 11th November – Remembrance Day


 

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Veterans' Health Week (VHW) 2013

Veterans’ Health Week will be held on 14–20 October 2013 and provides an opportunity for veterans, war widows, widowers, current and ex-Australian Defence Force members and their families to participate, connect and influence the health and wellbeing of themselves and their friends.

DVA will be partnering with ex-service organisations (ESOs) and community groups to develop a program of fun and interactive VHW activities at a local level.

This year’s theme is "Physical Activity - Fitness, Strength, Flexibility, and Balance". Physical activity participation is good for health.  There is an appropriate type and amount of physical activity for each and every person. VHW 2013 participants will receive the tools and information necessary to help them better understand their body and its limits.

A range of activities will focus on the key messages of the Week.

  • Find the Strength - the mental strength to be able to participate in activities to help prevent illness and injury.
  • Develop the Flexibility - taking a flexible approach to how you structure your day to enable you to be active throughout the course of a normal day.
  • Maintain the Balance - finding the right balance of exercise, nutrition, and rest.
  • Enjoy the Fitness - the condition in which a person's body is physically healthy through exercise and good nutrition.

 

 

 

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If you require clarification of arrangements, phone (02) 6581 5230 or (02) 6581 5509 Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm, or call in to 6/14 Geebung Drive, Port Macquarie. You may be asked to leave a message, and then the editor will contact you with a view to resolving your query.

 

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WHAT'S ON 2018

 

Notice of Annual General Meeting

 

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Hastings Manning Macleay Branch of the Vietnam Veterans, Peacekeepers and Peacemakers Association of Australia Inc will be held at our premises Unit 6/14 Geebung Drive Pt Macquarie New South Wales at 10.00am on Saturday 25th August 2018.

Agenda

Meeting opened by President

Apologies

Confirm Minutes of 2017 AGM

Business Arising from Minutes of 2017 AGM

President's Report

Vice President's Report

Treasurer's Report

Pension & Welfare Officer's Report

Election of Office Bearers

Appointment of Branch Patron/s: Nominations:

It is here that the current 2017-2018 Office Bearers stand down. And the Electoral Officer/2018-2019 Patron takes over.

President: Nominations:

Vice President [up to 2] Nominations: If more than 2 an Secret Ballot Election takes place

Secretary: Nominations: If more than 1 a Secret Ballot Election takes place

Assist Secretary [up to 2] Nominations: If more than 2 an Secret Ballot Election takes place

Treasurer: Nominations: If more than 1 a Secret Ballot Election takes place

Assistant Treasurer: Nominations: If more than 1 a Secret Ballot Election takes place

Pension & Welfare Officers [up to 3 Qualified and Vita insurable Pension Officers and 2 Vita Insurable Welfare Officers]

Membership Officer If more than 1 a Secret Ballot Election takes place

Committee Members [up to 5] Nominations:

Appointment of President:

Appointment of Branch Auditors: Nominations:

Appointment of Cheque Signatories

General Business — any items for General Business must be received by the Secretary NO Later than 2.00pm Friday 13th July 2018

Close of Meeting:

NB: Please Note ALL updated Paperwork ie Names/Signatories/Auditors Reports. MUST be submitted to Dept Of Fair Trading Central Road Port Macquarie on Forms NAB & Al2 NO later than the 14th September 2018 or Penalties will be incurred.

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ALL Reports to be presented to the Secretary NO later than 10 days Prior to AGM ie 14th August 2018

 

 

 

FUNCTIONS/EVENTS/TRAINING

 

Month Date Function Event/Time Place
Aug 18th Vietnam Veterans' Day At War Memorial on corner Clarence and Horton Street Port Macquarie        1100hrs on the 18th August service Vietnam Veterans' Day (Long Tan Day), all ex-service personnel and members of the public are invited to attend
AUG 25th AGM At Veteran Support Centre   Starts 1000hrs COME ALONG AND VOTE IN THE NEW COMMITTEE
Sept 9th Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Day Details to follow
Sept 11th Commemoration Day

At War Memorial on corner Clarence and Horton Street Port Macquarie       

1100hrs on 11th September Service to commemorate the September 11 attack on the Twin Towers in America which was also the day that Australia first committed troops to Iraq and ultimately Afghanistan. The service will be conducted by the Port Macquarie RSL sub-Branch in conjunction with veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Oct 16th 75th Anniversary of the end of Australian PoWwork

Hellfire Pass and the completion of the Thai Burma Railway

Commemorative Service, Ballarat, Victoria
Nov 11th Remembrance Day

100 years since the end of WW1 - the war to end all wars

 

At War Memorial on corner Clarence and Horton Street Port Macquarie     

1045hrs on the 11th November service to remember our departed comrades and those who suffered in all wars and armed conflicts, all ex-service personnel and members of the public are invited to attend

 

SOME OF OUR FUNCTIONS

ANZAC Day

Lake Cathie Joint Association Picnic

RAR/AACC personnel Reunion

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