ANZAC Day 2017 – For many Tingira Boys ‘it’s here we go again’ and for just as many it is a first to march under the famous Tingira Banner, welcome aboard! This iconic day in our Australian history is now … Continued
Last week Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, made a flying visit to Fremantle attending the first “Leeuwin Vision Plan Forum”. Brief extract from Presidents ‘Report On Proceedings’
I would like to take this opportunity as representing the Tingira Australia Association, reporting on the ‘Leeuwin Vision Forum’ conducted last week by the Dept of Defence and The Town of East Fremantle in Perth, Western Australia. The proposed sale of the former Leeuwin Barracks site (ex HMAS Leeuwin) was the major topic over a four day workshop.
Attended by varying interested parties including Defence, former navy Junior Recruits, Indigenous members, Fremantle and Perth residents, East Fremantle Council Representatives, Political Members and several other interested stakeholders.
TPG (Town Planning Group) the Consulting Company employed by Defence to produce the document this stage of the project and they have in turn employed a variety of architects and designers to assist with this process and provide the workshop forum. It is expected the sale of the site will be over $120 Million.
Moving Forward… It’s hard to believe five years later from our start up date of 1-1-11 Tingira Australia Association is now 600 members strong and still gathering momentum in other states beside the eastern seaboard. As an association, we must … Continued
The Canberra Division of the Australian American Association have marked the 74th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea with a commemorative service and wreath-laying ceremony at the Australian-American Memorial in Russell Offices, Canberra. In history’s first great naval … Continued
July 1926 – Australian Governor General, Lord Stonehaven, visits the Royal Australian Navy Training Ship HMAS Tingira at Rose Bay, Sydney, presenting to the best divisional intake the ‘Stonehaven Shield’ as a new annual initiative. April 2016 – 90 years … Continued
Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, today announced that the Tingira Boys will march under their Tingira banner ‘coast to coast’ Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth on 25 April for the national ANZAC Day commemoration. “This is … Continued
Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, today announced that the Association will conduct the Annual General Meeting for members only at the Rose Bay RSL Club, level one, at 5pm on Saturday 23 April 2016. Members with suitable motions for the meeting are … Continued
Grand Reunion Ball – VIP after dinner speaker, five nominations, none available, Tingira organising committee scratch heads. “I have an idea” says Secretary Dixie Lee . “How about the five lads from the Cerberus intakes; get them up, a question … Continued
Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, announced today that the Tingira Boys will ‘Dress Ship’ on the Tingira Memorial, Rose Bay, as a mark of respect to the national Australia Day activities next Tuesday. “At 8am we will have a … Continued