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Tag: Veterans

Bert’s in the running for Senior of the Year award

Lake Macquarie World War II veteran Sergeant Bert Le-Merton has been named as a NSW nominee for Senior Australian of the Year 2022.

Council launches veterans employment program

A dedicated program aimed at supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government has been launched by the City of Newcastle.   The Veterans Employment Program, developed in collaboration with the NSW Office...

Sergeant Bert’s million dollar walk

102-year-old Bert Le Merton has not let his age stop him from raising more than $111,000 for a cause that is close to his heart. The Lake Macquarie-based World War II veteran has...

Celebrating our veterans thanks to community grants

Veterans are set to be celebrated across the Hunter thanks to new funding. The ANZAC Community Grants Program aims to give support to organisations working to improve the wellbeing of veterans.  Parliamentary Secretary for...

Funding cuts push service into dire straits

A funding cut has left the Newcastle and Hunter Region Vietnam Veterans struggling to deliver help to its veterans. In previous years, the ex-service organisation has been awarded close to $20,000 from the...
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