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RMC Golf Club Duntroon was the location for the Defence Bank Charity Golf Day, held on Thursday 9 April. Tee off was a spritely 8am, with teams of four competing for golfing glory.
Local Australian PGA Tour Professional and recent winner of the NZ Open Matt Millar was there to help raise additional funds with a closest to the pin challenge. During the day, over $5,200 was raised to for the Defence Bank Foundation.
Many thanks go to all the sponsors of the day including the RMC Golf Club Duntroon, Drummonds Golf, the ADF Golf Association and PGA Tour Professional Matt Millar. The day also couldn't have been successful without all those who participated and the Defence Bank team in Canberra.
The first place winning team
The winners of the wooden spoon!
Australian PGA Tour Professional Matt Millar in action
Commander School of Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Constable, hosted guests at this year’s Lone Pine Legacy Ball. Street performers, magicians and a dazzling crowd of masked guests came together to celebrate and raise money for a great cause. The night was a huge success, raising an impressive $12,000 for Singleton Legacy. And as expected, the Army Band from Sydney had everyone on the dance floor and in great spirits all night.
Chief of Army History Conference
Bringing together some of the most distinguished scholars and practitioners from around the globe, this year’s Chief of Army History Conference focused on Armies in Maritime Strategy. Held at the Australian Defence College in Canberra, the two-day conference examined our past experiences, reflecting on the lessons we’ve learnt as well as options for Australian land forces into the future. Defence Bank is proud to support the CA History Conference, which since its humble beginnings in 1994 is now one of the most notable military history conferences in Australia.
Australian Army Infantry Museum officially opens, Singleton NSW
The Australian Army Infantry Museum was officially opened by Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley, AC, DSC on 24 August. The museum houses over 20 exhibitions covering Australian Army overseas conflicts from Sudan in 1885, to current deployments such as Afghanistan. Defence Bank was proud to be a part of the historic occasion, and was there to join in the festivities by sponsoring the morning tea held after the opening ceremony.