161 INDEPENDANT RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHT (POSSUMS)
A brief account of the unit’s establishment and service in Vietnam
A PITTANCE OF TIME
Do you Remember Them?
ADVOCACY TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Information on compensation and welfare training
AUSTRALIAN ORDER OF BATTLE
Lists the units that served in the Vietnam War and many links to unit Associations.
BATTLE OF BINH BA
On the morning of 6 June 1969, a Centurion tank and an armoured recovery vehicle were making their way along Route 2 towards the village of Binh Ba. Classified as ‘amber’, the route was considered one on which enemy contact was possible, but unlikely.
BATTLE OF CORAL & BALMORAL/TET OFFENSIVE
This link covers the TET Offensive and the Battles of Coral and Balmoral
BATTLE OF NUI LE
In September 1971, just weeks before they were due to leave for home, soldiers of the Australian Task Force fought their last battle of the Vietnam War. In what became known as the Battle of Nui Le, 24 soldiers were wounded and five were killed – they were the last Australians to die in combat … Continued
BATTLES OF THE VIETNAM WAR
Binh Ba Coral & Balmoral Long Khanh Long Tan
List of Australian and New Zealand forces KIA in Vietnam
CHEMICALS IN VIETNAM
Information on chemicals used in Vietnam including Agent Orange and links to new studies.
CU CHI TUNNELS
Information on the infamous tunnels of Vietnam.
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS INFORMATION
All the DVA info in one place.
DRUG FREE AUSTRALIA
Drug Free Australia is a peak body, representing organizations and individuals who value the health and wellbeing of our nation. It plays a key role as a community voice, staying in touch with every day Australians – families and young people – via newsletters, community forums and the media, to ensure a clear message of … Continued
END OF WAR LIST
Media Release – 25 February 1998
Extending Christian friendship to Australian Defence Force personnel, families, Veterans and Allies through our “Home away from Home” recreation Centres on Military Bases.
The decimation of Australian Army Sappers on standing patrol during the Battle of Fire Support Base Andersen, SOUTH VIETNAM TET OFFENSIVE 1968
INFANTRY UNITS IN VIETNAM
A brief description of each unit on their respective tours of duty
LIFESTYLE COURSE HISTORY
A short history of how the Lifestyle Courses came into being.
LINKS TO RELATED SITES
Mostly veteran orientated sites with some civilian sites that pertain to veterans.
LONG TAN CROSS
Pictures of the Cross taken August 2020.
A site for those looking for lost medals.
Please print membership form and mail to State Secretary, ANZAC House, 4 Collins Street Melbourne 3000A cheque or money order for AUD$20 is required.
MYTHS AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS
Some interesting data on Australian deaths in Vietnam.
NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME
Offsite information on the National Service Scheme during the Vietnam War.
PARTNERS OF VETERANS
FOR THOSE WHO STAND BESIDE THEM
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)
An explanation of PTSD and its effects.
RAAF NO. 9 SQUADRON HISTORY
2 Sqn 9 Sqn 35 Sqn 37 Sqn Australian Vietnam Aircraft Photos RAAF Final Involvement
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY IN VIETNAM
RAN Ships In VietnamANZAC, Boonaroo, Brisbane II, Derwent, Duchess, Hobart, Jeparit, Melbourne, Parramatta III, Perth, Stuart, Swan, Sydney, Torrens, Vampire Vendetta, Yarra.
The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works with the public, Government, patients, carers and stroke survivors to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.
TERMINOLOGY OF THE VIETNAM WAR
Terms and sayings used during the Vietnam War.
THE TET OFFENSIVE
In the Tet offensive of 1968, the Viet Cong attacked more than 100 cities and towns. Australia’s Task Force played a major role in restoring order in Phuoc Tuy and safeguarding U.S. bases near Bien Hoa. Meanwhile, graphic television reportage revealed to the Western world all the horror and futility of the war.
TPI’S IN VOLUNTARY WORK
Information on Government’s position for TPI’s undertaking volunteer work.
TRIBUTE TO THE FALLEN
A tribute to the 98 Vietnam veterans who died on active service during the Vietnam War, and are either interred in Victoria or are commemorated by a plaque in a Victorian cemetery.
VETERAN FUNERAL SERVICE
A suggested funeral service for those involved with the death of a Vietnam Veteran.
VICTORIAN VETERANS COUNCIL
The Victorian Veterans Council is a new independent statutory body established in 2006 under the Veterans Act 2005.
Overview from the 60’s to the end of the Vietnam War.
VIETNAM REMEMBERED – 50 YEARS LATER
The year 2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, and with the support of the Victorian Government, the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (Victorian Branch Inc.) conducted a wide range of functions and commemorative services throughout that year. A book detailing those Commemorative Service activities, titled Victoria Remembers Vietnam, was published as a … Continued
VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia, Victorian Branch, conducts an annual Vietnam Veterans Day Commemorative Service at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance on 18 August, commencing at 11am. The service commemorates those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and those that still suffer and where appropriate, also provides a focus on important engagements from the Vietnam War.
VIETNAM VETERANS MORTALITY SITE
Off site web page dealing with the deaths of Vietnam Veterans.
VIETNAM VETERANS NOMINAL ROLL
Link to the Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans.
VIETNAM WAR VICTORIAN MEMORIALS
Shows various memorials around Victoria.
Results the Association has been able to achieve.
History of the VVAA Badge.
VVAA NATIONAL PATRON
A brief history of the VVAA National Patron.
WEAPONS OF WAR
Weapons and armaments used by both sides during the war.
WELFARE BEGINS WITH YOU
An open letter to All Veterans from Bob Elworthy AM, President VVAA Vic Branch
WHAT TO DO WHEN DEATH COMES VISITING
A TIP produced document outlining the steps to take when a loved one passes.