It’s been an flying start to the year, fast moving as always, my rudder in one of two directions, my engines on full ahead as usual, hands to Anzac Stations, it’s April going on July as I write. First note … Continued
25 April 2018, ANZAC Day – The Tingira Australia Association will again participate in the annual Anzac Day March across this nations capital city streets.
Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth will all see the Tingira Boys carry their banner with pride and march behind their flag.
26 January 2018, Australia Day – The Tingira Australia Association flag and the navy White Ensign flag, flying high on the yardarms with the Tingira flagpole on the Tingira Memorial. The memorial is in full ‘dress ship’ displaying a complete set of ‘naval colours’ to the local residents of Rose Bay for this grand occasion, it’s a celebration, it’s Australia Day!
Christmas – and the year is gone, it’s been another whirlwind 12 months, just a sign of getting old I guess! Life at the Tingira helm has once again been hectic all year and I’m looking forward to a good … Continued
A vacancy exists on the Tingira Australia Association Committee with the recent resignation of committee member, Peter Stephenson, due to extended family and work commitments. Members who wish to apply to become part of the ‘team’ that make the decisions … Continued
NATIONAL TINGIRA CELEBRATIONS… The AGM in Canberra last month on a cold Friday night has and come and gone but this one had a bit more ‘beef on the bone’ than the last few AGM’s we have held. We had … Continued
The occasion was grand – bi-annual reunion of the HMAS Leeuwin 46th Junior Recruit Intake, Canberra, on a cold winters night to present the Tingira Australia association Stonehaven medal. The in augural winner of the medal is Tasmanian navy veteran, … Continued
Lance Ker was elected un-opposed back into the Presidents role of the Tingira Australia Association at the recent AGM held in Canberra on the Queens Birthday weekend. For the past three years Lance has been at the helm of the … Continued
It has been a rather quick sequence of events since our initial conversation with Russ Crane at the 2010 JR Reunion to ‘Keep the boys together’. This year on January 1st Tingira Australia Association celebrated its 5th year of existence. … Continued
Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, today announced the inaugural 2017 winner of the Stonehaven Medal is awarded to former Junior Recruit, Ken Dobbie, from Tasmania. Ken is well known amongst the navy ranks of the 10,000 graduates of the … Continued