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Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) and Veterans Line can be reached 24 hours a day across Australia for crisis support and free  and confidential counselling.
Phone 1800 011 046 (international: +61 8 8241 4546).


"Honour The Dead But Fight Like Hell For The Living"

VVAA (Vietnam Ribbon Bar)

The Vietnam Veterans Centre at Osborne House remains closed for an unspecified period of time while repair works take place. Meetings and Pay Day Lunches will be held at the North Geelong Football Club-rooms until further notice.

Geelong and District Vietnam Veterans were involved in a series of commemorations in the week leading up to Vietnam Veterans Day on 18th August 2017.

Saturday 12th August, Richmond Crescent Reserve, Geelong

Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony at Richmond Crescent Reserve

GDVVAA President Rieny Nieuwenhof conducted a Vietnam Veterans Memorial Service at the Richmond Crescent Reserve before the games that saw Geelong and District League Football and Netball players from East Geelong and Bannockburn teams compete for the Long Tan Medals for the 'Best on Ground' players.

Nicki Everest proudly wearing her Long Tan medal with President Rieny

B J Harding receives his Long Tan medal from President Rieny.

After the matches, GDVVAA President Rieny Nieuwenhof was pleased to present Long Tan medals to

B J Harding as the 'Best on Ground' footballer and

Nicki Everest the 'Best on Ground' netballer.

More Photos of Long Tan Medal Matches

2017 Geelong GDVVAA Commemoration Ceremony - Sunday 13th August
The weather held, and the sun was shining at times, while the Vietnam Veterans marched down the Avenue of Honour to the Memorial at Swinburne Street. See all the photos here.

Geelong Vietnam Veterans 2017 Commemoration Ceremony Photos 

Vietnam Veterans Day Services - 18th August 2017 

Melbourne Shrine Commemoration Service
A bus load of Geelong Vietnam Veterans travelled to Melbourne to join their mates at the 2017 Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Service at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance.
2017 Vietnam Veterans Ceremony at the Shrine  

Vietnam Veterans Service at Queenscliff
Queenscliff Vietnam Veterans and RSL members held a very successful Vietnam Veterans Long Tan Commemoration Service in the moirning on Friday 18th February.
The service was preceded by a march through Queenscliff by veterans and supporters, in memory of those who served during the Vietnam War.


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"Honour The Dead But Fight Like Hell For The Living"

VVAA (Vietnam Ribbon Bar)