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August 2019

VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia + Google Map

Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War began in 1962 with the arrival of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) in South Vietnam. Almost 60,000 Australians, including Army, Navy and Air Force personnel, served in Vietnam; 521 died as a result of the war and over 3,000 were wounded. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Binh Ba. On the morning of 6 June 1969, an Australian tank and armored recovery vehicle were approaching Binh Ba, less…

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November 2019

Veterans’ Health Week Wellness Morning

November 1 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Wharf One Cairns, Wharf Street, On Trinity Wharf
Cairns City, Queensland 4870 Australia
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FREE

The Cairns RSL Sub Branch will proudly be hosting, in partnership with the Department of Veterans' Affairs, HMAS CAIRNS, 51st Battalion Far North Queensland a Wellness morning as part of Veterans' Health Week. You are invited to join us for a group training session followed by a free morning tea at Wharf One Cafe. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to join us. EVENT ORDER 0715 Registration 0730 Four stations will run simultaneously and participants can choose one group to…

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CAIRNS POPPY ON

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 15, 2019

Board Room, 115 Esplanade
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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FREE

Join us on the second Friday of the month for a free poppy workshop. All materials supplied, simply drop by any time between 9:00am - 4:00pm. For more information contact Iulia 0408 792 123 or iuliaw@yahoo.com. This workshop is a continuation of the 5,000 poppies appeal.

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Remembrance Day

November 11 @ 10:40 am - 11:15 am
Cairns Cenotaph Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
FREE

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, two minutes silence is observed across the country to mark the cessation of hostilities on the Western front during the First World War after over four years of brutal warfare. The moment in 1918 when the hostilities ceased was originally named Armistice Day, becoming a time when allied nations honoured the brave sacrifices made by all who fought and lost their lives during the First World War. At…

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Book Sale

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kokoda Hall Museum, Level One, 115 Esplanade
Cairns, Queensland 4870 Australia
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Cairns book lovers - you're in for a treat! The Annual Kokoda Hall Museum book sale is on. The money raised from the sale goes towards the preservation and restoration of war time memorabilia. Entry is free and there is free off street parking behind the RSL Club. We would be delighted to accept your donation! You can donate your books at the Cairns RSL Sub Branch office Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm What's on and facilities Food and…

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