History

Vietnam Veterans Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Association (NSW Branch) Incorporated

Hastings Manning Macleay Sub-Branch

 

HISTORY

State Branch formed in 1980 – visit www.vvfagranville.org

1994 – local Sub-Branch formed at Wauchope

2011 – relocated to Port Macquarie

WHO WE ARE

VVPPAA (NSW Branch) Incorporated, Hastings Manning Macleay Sub-Branch

VVF Granville – Head Office

Each state has Offices and Sub-Branches

Membership – 9000 nationally, 6000 NSW, locally over 190 currently financial, usually +/- 200

WHAT WE DO

Independent, Not-for-Profit, 100% volunteer, Registered Charity

Pensions, Welfare, Information, Support, Referral, Representation

For all veterans, ex-serving and serving men and women of all arms of the Defence Forces and from all wars, conflicts and peace operations in which Australia has been involved

Veterans & Defence Services Support Centre at 6/14 Geebung Drive Port Macquarie:

Drop-in Centre, meeting place, weekly $5 lunch, meet & greet, camaraderie, social inclusion, library, free PCs, information

Keep in touch In person/phone/email/website/home/hospital/aged care facilities/Member Contact Program

Outreach to local towns

BBQ trailer-fundraising, member’s socials

Health & well-being programs & information

Commemorative Days, community events, Veterans’ Health Week, NAMBUS, expos

Weekly radio program and periodic newsletter – “Contact Front”

Trained volunteers – pensions, welfare, Mens’ Health Peer Education,

Living History