Andrew Whittaker is this year’s winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s McNeil Prize. This is awarded to an individual or individuals from Australian defence industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities and sustainment of the Royal Australian Navy. Watch the video here. Continue reading
SIA 9th Biennial Conference, 6-8 November 2018
Canberra Rex Hotel, Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
The theme for the SIA 9th Biennial Conference is:
Collins Life of Type Extension – Issues and Opportunities. Continue reading
Why Australia went to the Great War. A Symposium hosted by the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society 8 May 2018 9am-3.45pm.
What were the issues behind Australia’s decision to go to war with Germany? What was the decision making process? Was it because of Imperial influences, a perceived German threat, or part of a mercantile struggle? How has the decision to enter the war been justified in subsequent Australian history? Five historians give their differing views on the subject. Continue reading
John Berry, the President of the American Australian Association and former US Ambassador to Australia is to give the Lockheed Martin Vernon Parker Oration at a dinner on Thursday, 10 May 2018, 6.15pm for 7.00pm at Hotel Realm 18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600.
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Seating is limited. In past years people have missed out.
Book online here.
John Berry was the 25th United States Ambassador to Australia and has a deep knowledge of the Australia/US partnership and the challenges into the future. The Oration will be given at the ANI Annual dinner. The title of the oration will be Strengthening Democracies in the 21st Century and Australia’s Leadership Opportunity.
Cost: ANI Members: $90.00; Non-members: $115.00; Oration & 12 months membership: $170.00
Dress: Lounge Suit
RSVP: Email: email@example.com; Phone: +61 (0) 2 6290 1505;
Mail: PO Box 241, Deakin West ACT 2600;
Bookings close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 1 May 2018.
Maritime Security Challenges 2018: Pacific Seapower. A Strong, Secure, and Engaged Maritime Future
15 – 18 October 2018. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
The Australian Government plans to commemorate of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic on 1 May 2018 in Canberra and is calling for nominations from veterans to attend.Continue reading