National Memorial Walk

REPORT – THE RAR NMW  JUNE 2021

REPORT – THE RAR NMW JUNE 2021

The Regiment’s National Memorial Walk (the Walk) is in excellent condition, thanks to the outstanding commitment of the Management Team, our loyal volunteers, Dad’s Army, and the support from both 6RAR and 8/9 RAR.   The Commanders of 7th Combat Brigade...

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Commemorative 3 RAR Memorial Garden – Opening

Commemorative 3 RAR Memorial Garden – Opening

The 3 RAR Memorial Garden Commemoration Service was held on a rainy 22nd March 2021 day in the NMW Contemplation Building with Padre Lionel Orreal (8/9 RAR) conducting the Service. Over 50 people attended including the NMW Patron Major General Stuart Smith AO CSC, a...

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NMW Report – 26 January 2021

NMW Report – 26 January 2021

Hello All and a happy Australia Day.  I have just finished watching Grace Tame, our Australian of the Year talk on the news. What an erudite lady with a ton of guts and marvellous looks to match.  Her determination and fortitude should be a lesson to any...

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NMW Report – 26 January 2021

NMW Report – 19 December 2020

A very thirsty Walk welcomed 130mm over the week and more since. It will do wonders for the place but in other ways be a hindrance such as it is too wet to have the turf cut and delivered and the Western Bank will now have turf laid in the new year. Another downsize...

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NMW Report – 26 January 2021

NMW Last Day of Winter – Manager’s Report

Well spring has sprung ("...the grass is riz...") which means that maybe we won’t have as many cooler nights and things will start growing again but, the big "must have", rain, is still AWOL. We can but hope that it will turn up, not only for the Walk but the imminent...

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Appointment – Manager National Memorial Walk

Appointment – Manager National Memorial Walk

Dave McDonald has been formally appointed as the Manager. In advising Dave of his success Mike von Berg Chairman of the RAR Corporation Board and National President of the RAR Association wrote: Dear David, Further to our discussions yesterday I am very pleased to...

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History – Building the RAR National Memorial Walk

History – Building the RAR National Memorial Walk

This history of building the RAR National Memorial Walk was written by Margaret Gibbons who with her husband Kiwi Gibbons (The Curator) were part of the group of pioneers who brought the NMW concept into reality. The Regiment is indebted to Margaret and Kiwi for...

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