House News

New War Memorial dedicated

SANDGATE Sub-Section was honoured to be associated with the Dedication Ceremony of a new War Memorial and Remembrance Gardens at Murrumba Downs on 6 February 2020. Fig Tree Retirement Village, located at 1 McClintock Drive, some 40km north of Brisbane, spent much of the last year organising the installation of Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
House News

Looks a lot like Christmas!

IT’S on again — the Sub-Section sausage sizzle kiosk will be setting up in the Bunnings Virginia car park on the last Saturday before Christmas! Come on down to the brand-new Superstore on Sandgate Road on Saturday, 21 December 2019. We’ll be on-site for a 7am start. As usual, our Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
News Updates

Exploring Queensland legacies

THE legacies of World War I and how they shaped modern day Queensland will be the focus of Queensland Museum’s new permanent exhibition, Anzac Legacy Gallery, which opened on 10 November 2018. Minister for the Arts and Minister for Science, the Honourable Leeanne Enoch MP, said Anzac Legacy Gallery featured more Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
News Updates

You Can’t Stop the Beat!

DATECLAIMER: Friday, 26 October 2018, 7pm to 9pm, Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin, Queensland. Tickets: Just $20. It will be a hoot! ABOUT THE RANVB THE Royal Australian Navy Band Association Incorporated (the “RAN Veterans Band”) is an Ex-Services Organisation (“ESO”) formed in 1993 and made up of former Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
House News

Blooming great help!

HELP for St Mary’s Anglican Church’s Centenary of Armistice Day Project at Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, is coming from places far and wide, and from all kinds of wonderful volunteer workers. President of the Naval Association of Australia (Sandgate Sub-Section), Darby Ashton, today praised the astonishing effort of a veritable fleet Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
News Updates

Poppy-making workshops at the Ekka

THE annual Royal Queensland Show (the “Ekka”), now in its 141st year, is arguably Queensland’s largest and most loved event bringing Queenslanders together to celebrate Australia’s agriculture and rich cultural history through competitions, live music, food, showbags and rides. One of the most poignant activities at this year’s Ekka will Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
House News

Follow us on Twitter too!

DID you realise that our Sub-Section has a Twitter feed that you can follow? Put the address – https://twitter.com/naa_sandgate – in your browser and check it out today. It’s just one more way your Sub-Section uses to keep in touch with fellow Naval Association of Australia members, other Sub-Sections, the general public and Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago
House News

Sausage sizzle time!

IT’S on again — the Sub-Section will be rolling into the Bunnings Carseldine carpark on Tuesday, 14 August 2018, for a 7am start. Our volunteers will be serving up delicious snacks and refreshments until after lunchtime to passers-by heading into and out of the hardware superstore. Stop by and say “hello” Read more…

By Peter Collins, ago