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$165,000 To Support Overseas Memorials To Australian Heroism And Sacrifice starstarstarstarstar   21st April 2008 - Views: 274 $165,000 To Support Overseas Memorials To Australian Heroism And Sacrifice The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Alan Griffin, today announced $165,000 in funding to help restore four overseas war memorials honouring Australian heroism and sacrifice. Mr Griffin said the funding, made available through the Overseas Privately-Constructed Memorials Restoration Program, would help restore and preserve memorials at Stadil in Denmark, Sabah in Malaysia, Honiara in the Solomon Islands, and Fovant in England.

Light Horse Veterans Depart For Dedication Of Memorial At Site Of Historic Charge starstarstarstarstar   21st April 2008 - Views: 264 Light Horse Veterans Depart For Dedication Of Memorial At Site Of Historic Charge Prior to departure, the veterans will visit the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park. The veterans will be given a tour of the shrine, then be available for interview.

Minister Encourages Victorian Veterans' Participation In Story Writing And Art Competition starstarstarstarstar   18th April 2008 - Views: 253 Minister Encourages Victorian Veterans' Participation In Story Writing And Art Competition A special writing category commemorating the 90th anniversary of the end of the First WorldWar will feature in the 46th annual Story Writing and Art Competition, the Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Alan Griffin, said today.

Media Alert - Anzac Day Media Contacts starstarstarstarstar   18th April 2008 - Views: 262 Media Alert - Anzac Day Media Contacts The Hon Alan Griffin MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Friday 18 April 2008 MEDIA ALERT - ANZAC DAY MEDIA CONTACTS Media wishing to cover stories relating to Anzac Day or Australia’s involvement in the Western Front are invited to contact the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Alan Griffin via the contact details below. Mr Griffin will be in France from Monday 21 April, visiting a number of key battlefields and areas where Australians fought in the First World War.

Kokoda Track Contribution Commemorates 90th Anniversary Of Australia Repatriation starstarstarstarstar   15th April 2008 - Views: 254 Kokoda Track Contribution Commemorates 90th Anniversary Of Australia Repatriation The Governor-General and patron of the Kokoda Track Foundation, Major General Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC, and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Alan Griffin, today officially launched the fundraising program in Canberra.

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