Other RAA events by kindred organisations

The Association is often asked to relay events happening in the gunner community around Australia. Below are some of the events you may be interested in if you are travelling interstate:

August 2019 –

Australian Artillery Association – National Gunner Dinner  August 24, 2019 to be held Caloundra on the Sunshine coast.  Happy Hour will be Friday 23 August with the main dinner being Saturday 24 August 2019.

For FULL details, costs and activities etc, please refer to the Aust Artillery Assoc webpage.


September 2019 –

RAA Assoc (S.A) are holding their Gunner Dinner on Thursday 5th September at the Colonel Light Gardens RSL Club,  4 Prince George Parade, Colonel Light Gardens SA 5041.  Further details to follow.

RSVP: President  Geoff Laurie –  email:  laurie.geoff45@gmail.com    or mobile  0418 852 661

February 2020 –

C J Bird  is hosting a “Back to Manly” reunion.

After a successful reunion in 2018 and by demand we are heading “Back to Manly” in February 2020.
Partners are welcome.
DATE: Saturday 29th February 2020.
LOCATION: Sergeants Mess, School of Artillery, North Head, Manly
TIMINGS: 1730-2300 hours.
Cash bar from when you arrive till 7pm.   Drinks package DOES NOT START until 7pm
DRESS: Neat Casual (No T-Shirts or Thongs)
COST: $140.00 per person includes:
Venue Hire,  4-hour food and beverage package,  Small Memento,  Bus Transport to Manly Corso from Sergeants Mess after Function
Young Henrys Draft beer  All Rivers Retreat wines,  Light Beer, Ultra-light beer, soft drinks and juice,   NO SPIRITS INCLUDED
Bar closes 11pm off premises by 11.30pm.
RSVP: With names and numbers ASAP. Closing date will be confirmed.
PAYMENT: ASAP as deposit is required to confirm booking.
We need a minimum of 100 people for the function to go ahead.
Bank Details: Q Bank
Account Name: Christopher Bird
BSB: 704:052
Account #:437668
Reference: Please provide your name/s.

Please send me a message on Facebood once paid.

Please share to other Gunner pages and pass this information to any ex Gunners not on Facebook have them contact me to confirm their attendance and payment.
PM for my contact email and mobile number. –

Facebook contact:  https://www.facebook.com/CJB747?eid=ARBZCJLpoexqbolpPpRgRf4AuQKZl2_vgTvCvItAuZ1bdXPF0AAr8ktaoqRUTlgBREArhsS3Y8UoGD-3
Please reply and deposit your money ASAP to ensure a great night full of BS stories like only Gunners can.
A informal get together on Friday Afternoon/Night in the front bar in Manly at the Steyne Hotel.
-May 2020 –

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4 Regt are celebrating their 60th Anniversary on Friday 1st May  commencing with a BBQ at the Regiment followed by a parade, with a  formal dinner on Saturday 2nd May.   Full details to be provided later.


May/June 2019 – 

16 AL Regt in conjunction with Australian Air Defence Artillery Association is holding a parade and series of events on May 31  to 2 June 2019 at Woodside Barracks in S.A.

For full details and registration please go to https://aadaa.com.au/anniversary-event/

April 2019 –

Gunners are organising a 8/12 Reunion for ANZAC Day 2019 in Sydney.  Details can be found:

March 2019 – 

RAA Assoc (S.A) – is holding their Gunner lunch in conjunction with a visit to the Army Museum of South Australia.

Date:  17 March 2019 –  Museum tour commences 10:00am – Venue Army Museum of S.A. Keswick Barracks.  RSVP:   For more information contact the President President  Geoff Laurie –  email:  laurie.geoff45@gmail.com   or mobile  0418 852 661  RSVP by March 11.

October 2018

RAA Assoc (S.A) are holding their AGM on Monday 15th October at Griffins Hotel, Hindmarsh Square East, Adelaide.  Timings are:   Assemble 1730 hrs, meeting commences at 1800 hrs  with dinner served approx 1900hrs. Dinner and refreshments at members own cost.  Dress:  Neat casual.

RSVP: President  Geoff Laurie –  email:  laurie.geoff45@gmail.com    or mobile  0418 852 661      Further agenda items to be sent to the Secretary, mobile 0411 446 656  by Wednesday 10th October.

RAA Assoc (NSW) are holding their AGM on Sunday 21st October at Parramatta RSL Club, cnr Macquarie & O’Connell streets, commencing 1100 hours.  After the AGM there will be a meeting of the new committee to finalise St Barbara’s Day activity.  Members and friends can adjourn to the Treetops Cafe Parramatta RSL Bistro and enjoy a light lunch.

September 2018 –                                                                                                                                                             

RAA Association (S.A)  Gunner Dinner Thurs 6th September – RSVP’s have closed.