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April 2022

Hard Fought: Australia in the Mediterranean Theatre 1940-1945 4th Biennial Two-Day Conference

April 9, 2022 @ 8:30 am - April 10, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Waverley RSL Sub-Branch Inc, 161 Coleman Parade
Glen Waverly, Victoria 3150 Australia
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This conference will examine the contribution of Australia’s Army, Navy and Air Force to Allied operations and campaigns in the Mediterranean Theatre over 1940-1945. From Libya, Greece, Crete, Syria-Lebanon, Egypt, and Malta, in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, southern France and the Balkans, Australians in units or as individuals were active in the theatre. What were the strategic imperatives about the Mediterranean Theatre and why was Australia there? How did Australia support Allied strategy in the Mediterranean Theatre and what were…

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November 2022

The Bloody Beachheads: The Battles of Gona, Buna and Sanananda – One Day Conference

November 12, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Keilor East RSL, 12-22 Hoffmans Rd
Essendon, Victoria 3040 Australia
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As the battle for Guadalcanal dragged on the Japanese advance on the Kokoda Track culminated and they were ordered to ‘advance to the rear’.     Two delaying defensive positions at Eora Creek and Oivi-Gorari imposed a toll on the Australians’ pursuit, but allowed time for the Japanese to complete a labyrinth of bunkers and trenches around the Papuan beach head villages of Gona, Buna and Sanananda. The Battle for the Beachheads, as it became known, saw an estimated 9,000…

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