“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.
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