The 2017 Annual Report is now available!
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.
The new year is here, another chapter of our history is in front of us, and what a year we have on the navigation table! Onwards and upwards what else would we do as an association? Top of my list … Continued
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
“Lest We Forget’ – is the least we can do for the former shipmates of HMAS Tingira, HMAS Cerberus and HMAS Leeuwin, we will remember them” said Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, at the recent dawn service he attended … Continued
With a new committee on board, we now set our sails towards a new direction, bring it on I say, full ahead team Tingira Boys! After our first Tingira committee meeting last month in Sydney, I came away and resolved … Continued
Thank You – Ladies and Gentleman “Last week, the Tingira Australia Association celebrated their 57th birthday nationally for the commissioning of the RAN Junior Recruit Training Scheme in 1960. There were many small logistic hurdles to jump, to conduct a … Continued
The last time the ‘Navy Tingira Boys’ cut a birthday cake was at the 50th Junior Recruit reunion in 2010 at their former training base, HMAS Leeuwin, Western Australia. Since then, many hundreds have formed the new ‘Tingira Australia Association’ … Continued