The Australian Military Wives Choir (AMWChoir)

The Australian Military Wives Choir (AMWChoir) began in June 2012 with a small group of enthusiastic singers in Canberra. From these small beginnings the choir grew expanding to 12 national locations and one international. Women sing together in every corner of the country, including Wagga. When posting time comes around […]

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Farewell Major Peter Thomas

Major Peter Thomas, formerly Operations Officer at 1 RTB and Officer Commanding/Music Director of the Australian Army Band Kapooka was recently farewelled from the Army after a career spanning 36 years. Peter remembers vividly his first visit to Kapooka as a recruit in 1982, especially jumping through a layer of […]

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Mountain Bike Enduro Race – 9 News report

DEFENCE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION

Defence Community Organisation (DCO) offers a range of programs and services to help Defence families manage the military way of life. You can access these services or gain a referral to the local DCO office by contacting the Defence Family Helpline, which is available 24/7 and is staffed by qualified […]

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PHYSICAL TRAINING INSTRUCTOR PLATOON

  Australian Military Bank Shield  The third of four AMB Shield Competitions for 2017 was held during August, with a big crowd turning out to both participate and support. The Fitness Competition was by far the most gruelling activity held during this years shield. It consisted of a team deadlift […]

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Adventurous Training Wing (ATW) – The year in review (2017)

ATW has continued with its high tempo delivery of adventurous training courses throughout 2017, training leaders and instructors to deliver high quality resilience and leadership training to soldiers and officers within the Australian Defence Force. The team has also synchronised efforts and capitalised on opportunities to support 1 RTB through […]

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AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND KAPOOKA  – (AAB-K)

The Band has been kept busy these last few months supporting various events around communities in Wagga Wagga and the wider Riverina. In July, the band had the privilege of assisting with the launch of the Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour in West Wyalong NSW, where the Pep Band provided entertainment […]

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Kurrajong Therapy Plus Charity Match @ Kapooka

Kurrajong Therapy Plus Charity Match to raise awareness of the tremendous contribution the Kurrajong Group makes to the Riverina Community. It is also the first opportunity the Kapooka Army Barracks have had to host the newly formed affiliation between the Riverina ADF Rugby Club and the Wagga Wagga Waratahs, when […]

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Kapooka Tragedy Memorial

A very well attended memorial was held on 21st May in beautiful weather to remember those 26 Royal Australian Engineers who lost their lives while training at Kapooka on 21st May 1945.  For more Information about the history click here >>> The Daily Advertiser provided some excellent pictures of the […]

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Nursing Positions – Calvary Riverina Hospital

Calvary Riverina Hospital is a 168 bed facility providing a diverse range of acute surgical and medical services to the Riverina regional area. The hospital is located in a vibrant health precinct in the CBD of Wagga Wagga.  Opportunities exist for nursing professionals to join our private not for profit […]

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