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Afghanistan Day 2021

The 9 April commemoration of the Operational Deployment of the 105th Battery Troop to Afghanistan has again been postponed in 2021 due to COVID travel restrictions.

Watch for the commemoration event in 2022.


2021 REUNION CONFERENCE and AGM  – (Tweed Heads)in planning

The 2021 reunion and AGM is presently being planned for Tweed Heads 15th to 17th October 2021.  Proposed venue is the Tweed Heads Bowls Club with accommodation at nearby Motels. 

As the arrangements are tentative due to the pandemic, further details will be posted on this website when available and in Tiger Rag Editions 55 and 56.


ANZAC Day 2021.

In 2021, Members can re-establish their 105th Battery RAA camaraderie  and friendships on Anzac day around Australia by contacting their local 105 Battery Association representative in the following locations.  Click on the name below of your area organiser:

Brisbane – Greg West – tel 07 3300 5303
……….0430 – 0540h Dawn Service at 1st Regiment RAA Enoggera plus Gunfire and BBQ Breakfast.
The Brisbane City ANZAC Day Parade has been cancelled.  While a small parade is intended to eventuate at the Brisbane Showground, the Association has declined to participate as it will not be accessible to our Veteran Members or families.  However a commemorative Boat Cruise is planned.  Details are as follows:
……….1200 hrs, board the Cruise Boat at the Gardens Point Wharf at the East entrance to the City Botanical Gardens near Stamford Plaza behind the Old Naval Offices cnr Edward and Alice Streets Brisbane. The approx 3 Hr boat cruise on the Brisbane River includes BBQ and drinks.   This is a family event so Veterans and their families are welcome.  Cost is $38.00 per Adult, $20 per child.  CLICK HERE for the registration and payment details.  For more information, contact the Organiser (Greg West) or President (Nev Galbraith) for details.

Sydney – Dave White – tel 02 95206885
……….1030 FUP O’Connell Street between Bent & Hunter Streets under the RAA Regimental Banner . Post-march assembly at Coronation Hotel, Park Street between Pitt & George Streets.

Canberra/ACT – Bruce Stark – tel 02 6282 3629.
……….0830 Memorial Service – Assemble RAA National Memorial, Mt Pleasant summit, Duntroon for 09:00-10:00 Service.
……….1030 ANZAC Day Parade/March, ANZAC Pde, Reid, ACT – RAA FUP and timings for assembly to be advised. No formal post-march luncheon has been arranged, but contact Bruce Stark with interest in a post-march group get-together.

Melbourne – Ray Howe – tel 03 03 97638832
……….1120 FUP Collins Street East (City Square Side), assemble with RAA Units – 1st, 4th, & 12th Field Regts RAA.

Adelaide – Graham Newstead – tel 08 88524428
……….0930 FUP South side of Rundle Street (East from Pulteney Street to Frome Street) under RAA Vietnam banner (maybe the 105 Bty Banner will be there)

Perth – Ross Bradley – tel 08 93417065
……….0600 Dawn Service at State War Memorial, followed by 0700 Gunfire Breakfast at Stirling Gardens, St Georges Terrace.
……….0930 March. All details of FUP and post-march arrangements, contact Ross Bradley 08 9341 7065

Townsville – Paddy Durnford – tel 07 47551005