Finding Australia’s Missing Soldiers

Finding Australia’s Missing Soldiers

UNCOVERING HISTORYFinding Australia’s missing soldiers Story by Grace Carter, photography by Megan Fisher, SHEPPARTON NEWS Lambis Englezos recently visited the club to deliver a presentation about his ongoing work of trying to find, recover and honour Australia’s...
Greater Shepparton Veterans Group

Greater Shepparton Veterans Group

On March 22 we hosted another Greater Shepparton Veterans Group Gathering, with the largest turn out to date. These monthly gatherings, traditionally held on the last Friday of the month, have been taking place since September with the goal of bringing local ex...
Special golf day for Service members

Special golf day for Service members

The first Goulburn Valley Veterans Group “RSL Active” event was a Golf Day held at the Mooroopna Golf Club on Sunday, Feb 4. The day was an outstanding success with 24 players and a handful of spectators. Given it was the hottest day of the summer, most who had...
Wilkie recalls being trapped during battle

Wilkie recalls being trapped during battle

In the lead up to Remembrance Day, Shepparton News Journalist, Monique Preston, sat down with branch President, Mr Bob Wilkie, where he reflected on his time serving in Vietnam. Shepparton’s Bob Wilkie was part of one of the last battalions to be sent to the Vietnam...
Discounts & benefits for ADF members

Discounts & benefits for ADF members

Exclusive discounts and benefits await Victorian ADF members You may not be aware of this, but if you’re an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member, past or present and live in Victoria, the Veterans Card – Victoria is your gateway to a range of exclusive discounts and...
A fitting tribute to a local war hero

A fitting tribute to a local war hero

Sir Murray Bourchier was a farmer, soldier, politician & statesman. He is now honoured with a statue in Shepparton’s Queens Gardens, a fitting tribute to a man who gave so much. His grand-daughter, Sally Brennan spoke at the unveiling where she shared an...