Over the next few years coinciding with the Anzac Centenary, I will be doing my best to ensure that the Australian Shooter includes an article that reminds members of those gallant Australians who fought for our country, as it’s important that the SSAA and its membership remember their sacrifice. I absolutely believe that the freedoms we enjoy as Australians today are due to their sacrifice. Importantly, let’s not just say ‘Lest we forget’; let’s make sure we remember and do something about it.
Another role I have is as a founder of the Australian Remembrance Foundation (ARF). We take on projects related to remembrance of the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF) in WWI. One of our objectives is to build a Remembrance Centre on the Western Front in France and ultimately, Belgium. With 48,000 dead and hundreds of thousands wounded, these men need to be remembered, and Australia currently does not have a place of our own dedicated to them. Read more >
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