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Defence specials

PILLOW Talk and Domain Central and Fairfield has introduced a special Defence discount – 20 per cent – for anybody who is a Defence...

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A/COMD’s Desk

THIS week the 3rd Brigade welcomes the return of BRIG Chris Field from the role of State Disaster Co-ordinator. As I prepare to hand...

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City Desk 06/17

WELCOME, and I hope you are all enjoying our cooler weather. Thank you to Acting Commander 3Bde Colonel Damian Hill who has done a...

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Digger Dollars 06/17

DIGGER Dollars continues to elude those members who are within striking distance of claiming it. The cash prize is now worth a cool...

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Lavarack Open Day

THE 2017 iteration of the Poziere’s Challenge - the 3rd Brigade’s major fundraising effort for the year and one of the eight...

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RAAF Roundup

THE start of May was very significant for RAAF Base Townsville as we had several VIPs using the base as a staging point for the 75th...

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2RAR changes course

FINALLY, members of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment, can clearly see the way forward. And the way forward is not...

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Messes are back

CO 4Regt RAA LTCOL Alwyn Payne is fighting a rearguard action to save some of the Army traditions he cherishes. As PMC of the Daly...

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3RAR Ball

GLAMOUR, glitz and a touch of mystery highlighted the 3RAR Ball last month. Spectacular outfits, and opera masks added to the fun....

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All British Day

THERE will be a military flavour to the All British Day in Townsville this year, with a British artillery piece from 4Regt RAA, Army...

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Boost for Wheelie Mates

FOR more than a decade, Graham Wheeler, has been quietly lending a hand to a slew of Townsville charities. Last month he made a...

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Kapyong Parade

OLD Faithful - the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment - waited until it had completed pre-deployment training before...

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Kapyong Day BBQ

MEMBERS of the 3rd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, enjoyed a barbecue dinner after commemorating Kapyong Day with a parade....

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Taji-V Farewell

COMD 1Div MAJGEN Paul McLachlan bade farewell to the members of Task Group Taji-V at a special parade at Lavarack Barracks last month....

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Biggest Morning Tea

THERE is a time-honoured tradition in the military that anybody can, at anytime, be “voluntold” to offer their services to help a...

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Battle of Coral

CORAL Day was marked by 1RAR with a small, but respectful ceremony in the unit’s training facility. It was the 49th anniversary of the...

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1RAR Dining In

Officers and Senior NCOs of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, hosted their colleagues from the US Marines company...

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Ulysses dancers

RED is the colour of blood, of love and joy, of power and hate. What does red mean to you? This question is explored in this year’s...

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DCO Barra Fun Day

DEFENCE members and their families enjoyed an evening at the Barra Fun Park as part of the Defence Community Organisation National...

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Marines at 1RAR

THE Big Blue One will be even bigger during Ex Brolga Strike and Ex Talisman Sabre in the coming months. It is packing an extra company...

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Cool gift

JLU-NQ might be one of the smallest North Queensland units in military terms, but it packs a punch when it comes to charity. Members...

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Explore Townsville

I AM about to share with you one of Townsville’s best-kept secrets, even though it has been around for as long as I can remember. Did...

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Mothers Day

MOTHERS (and their bubs) were feted at Geckos' special Mothers' Day morning tea at Lavarack Barracks last month....

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Island ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day at Magnetic Island would not be the same without the ongoing and dedicated support provided to the island's RSL branch by the...

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Southern Cross ceremony

THE entire student body participated in a moving and educational ceremony at the Southern Cross primary school during the lead-up to...

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Well done Toby

THE 3CSSB Riverway dog walk, led by Battalion mascot LCPL Toby Tebiass, was a great success, raising more than $1500 for charity....

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Nashos mark 20yrs

THE Townsville Branch of the National Serviceman’s Association marked their 20th anniversary at a dinner at the RSL on Saturday night....

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Jezzine thriller

AMERICAN author Daniella Brodsky, married MAJGEN Roger Noble, a former commander of the 3rd Brigade, will next month launch the opening...

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AASAM 2017

CRACK shots from 3Bde dominated the Australian Skill at Arms Meeting (AASAM) conducted last month. Brigade soldiers also won...

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