RSL & Services Clubs Association

Digger Day 2018

JOIN US FOR OUR GALA RUGBY EVENT & HELICOPTER FLYING DISPLAY

SATURDAY 28TH JULY 2018

10:30AM

See the Navy’s finest helicopters and aircrew as they land on Centre field of Rugby Park, Flinders Road, South Nowra showcasing
Australian military power. The Bell 429s and Airbus MRH90 will also be on hand for public inspection and walk through.

12:00PM

Three Navy helicopters will fly in an amazing group of Australia’s and the Commonwealth’s highest decorated Servicemen and Civilians for one unforgettable afternoon. Come along and watch this once in a lifetime event as Victoria Cross Recipients from all Nations, George Cross and Cross Of Valour from Australia pay their respects with the Last Post Ceremony.

1:15PM

Three games of first class rugby between two great rivals, Shoalhaven and Kiama Entertainment starts at 10:30am with first grade kicking off at 1:15pm, competing for the Keith Payne VC Trophy.

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ADMISSION IS FREE - AN OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED!

 

JOIN US FOR OUR GALA CHARITY BALL

SATURDAY 28TH JULY 2018

DOORS OPEN 6PM | 6:30PM START

TICKETS ARE $350 INDIVIDUAL OR $3000 FOR TABLE OF TEN

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM SHOALHAVEN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

An amazing group of Australia’s and the Commonwealth’s highest decorated Servicemen and Civilians brought together for one unforgettable evening. Hear their stories and share their emotions in this once in a lifetime event.

All guests interviewed on stage by Award Winning 60 Minutes Journalist Ross Coulthart.

Keith Payne VC AM KSJ

Last living Australian recipient of the original Imperial Victoria Cross and last living VC recipient from the Vietnam War

Johnson Beharry VC CNG

The last living and the only Victoria Cross Recipient from the Iraq War

Bill Speakman VC

The last Living Victoria Cross recipient From the Korean War

Captain Rambahadur Limbu VC MVO

Last living Nepalese Victoria Cross recipient and the only VC awarded during the Malaysian-Indonesian Confrontation

Willie Apiata VC

Last living Victoria Cross recipient from New Zealand and first VC awarded in over 70 years to a New Zealander

Michael Pratt GC

Last living Australian recipient of the George Cross. The George Cross is Civilian Equivalent to the Victoria Cross. Only 14 Australians ever awarded the George Cross.

Darrell Tree CV

The first recipient of the Cross of Valour Instituted in 1975 as the Civilian equivalent to the Victoria Cross,
replacing the George Cross

Victor Boscoe CV

One of only five recipients of the Cross of Valour. Second Recipient of the CV

Allan Sparkes CV OAM VA

Third recipient of the Cross of Valour. Allan is Australia’s most decorated Civilian being awarded further bravery awards.

Tim Britten CV

One of only five recipients of the Cross Of Valour. Tim Britten awarded alongside with
Richard Joyes for same action.

Richard Joyes CV

One of only five recipients of the Cross of Valour. Richard Joyes awarded alongside with Tim Britten
for same action.

Ross Coulthart

Award winning investigative journalist, 60 Minutes reporter, author of the Lost Diggers and Charles Bean Books.

Michael C. Madden

Award winning author of Broken Falls and new book on the Victoria Cross- Australia Remembers

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

RICK MEEHAN OAM JP
Honorary Secretary Nowra RSL Sub Branch

0428 443 361
rick.meehan@exservos.com.au