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Vietnam veteran remembered 
for service

Vietnam War digger and veterans advocate Bill Hignett OAM died on Sunday at the age of 75.
Mr Hignett was the founder of the Plympton...

Tech hub connects veterans

Anew hi-tech veterans’ hub is to be opened in the Millicent RSL War Memorial Hall in the coming weeks.
It will offer onsite services for...

Mayor asked to cut speech

The Millicent RSL sub-branch has explained its reasons for asking Wattle Range Mayor Des Noll not to include the First Nations Acknowledgement of Country...

Historian appointed

The Millicent RSL has appointed its first-ever archivist and historian. At the recent annual general meeting, RSL member Peter Murphy was appointed to the role. Mr...

Century of remembrance marked

Around 70 members of the public and invited guests accepted the invitation of the RSL Millicent Sub-branch to mark the centenary of the Millicent...

Fashions paraded

Everything old was new again at Penola’s St Mary’s Op Shop fashion parade, which proved to be a resounding huge success. Shop manager Kath McCash...

Residents reflect across region

Limestone Coast residents paused on Saturday for Remembrance Day to pay their respects for the service and sacrifice of the soldiers who fought for...

Tribute paid at Cross of Sacrifice

Millicent briefly paused on Saturday morning as 150 mourners paid tribute to wartime service and sacrifice at the annual Remembrance Day service at the...

City school honours service

McDonald Park Primary School honoured Remembrance Day last Thursday with a ceremony attended by students, staff and eight Mount Gambier Community RSL representatives including...

War sacrifices honoured

With the annual Remembrance Day observation occurring on Saturday, the Millicent RSL has again erected a field of cross poppies to honour those local...

Mayor vacates chamber

Robe Mayor Lisa Ruffell and ward councillor Marcia Dening followed due process and vacated the meeting chamber for two minutes at a recent meeting. The...

RAAF memorial attended

Alonely parking bay on the Princes Highway between Millicent and Kingston has recently been visited by a contingent of Robe RSL members. They paid their...

Cenotaph centenary

The RSL Millicent Sub-branch and the Wattle Range Council are planning an event to mark the centenary of the Millicent Cross of Sacrifice. The event,...

Flagpoles removed

Five surplus flagpoles at the Millicent Cross of Sacrifice have recently been removed by Wattle Range Council at the request of the local sub-branch...