I have had some pleasurable and memorable moments since becoming President of the Tingira Australia Association back in 2014, none were more emotional and honourable than the recent presentation of the 2017 Stonehaven Medal awarded to Philip Lancaster and Dave … Continued
As Christmas approaches and our thoughts begin to turn to our celebrations of Christmas and the New Year, it’s timely to reflect as well on events of the year past in particular those events that have given us an opportunity … Continued
Participating in the ANZAC 100 Year Commemoration, members of the Tingira Australia Association recently paid their ‘salute of respect’ to their most decorated Tingira sailor, Leading Signalman John Varcoe, DSM, RAN; East Africa, Mediterranean Station, Royal Australian Navy, British Adriatic … Continued
Members of the Tingira Australia Association will pay tribute to their former Tingira shipmates at the Sydney Cenotaph next Sunday morning, 9am, with a formal salute to acknowledge the Centenary of the First World War Armistice and the role played … Continued
Tingira Australia Association President, Lance Ker, today announced that former Royal Australian Navy Junior Recruits, David Cassidy and Philip Lancaster are the joint winners of this years Tingira Stonehaven Medal for 2017. The Stonehaven medal is awarded to the Tingira … Continued
“Friday the 13th, Black Friday for some, Black Cats and Broomstick Parties for others, not for the former Royal Australian Navy Tingira Boys, we just settle for birthday cake and rum, that’s a celebration party”, said Tingira Australia President, Lance … Continued
Funding for the proposed renovations of the Tingira Memorial project have been officially deferred from the Federal Government Department of Veterans Affairs for 2018. “Due to the high demand of funding by many national veteran organisations for their 2018 commemorations … Continued
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.