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2018 Annual Dinner at Duntroon - 12 October 2018

Invitation.  Members and friends of the Society are invited to attend the ACT Branch’s Annual Dinner. Partners are welcome. Dining room places are limited so please book early. Those who miss out will go on a waiting list in case of any late withdrawals.

Guest. Our guest and after dinner speaker is Major General Mark Kelly, AO, DSC. Mark is the Repatriation Commissioner in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  A 1978 graduate of RMC, and recipient of the Sword of Honour, Mark’s service has involved deployments to Rhodesia, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan as well as postings to the United Kingdom and the United States.  In his final military appointments, he commanded all Australian Forces in the Middle East Area of Operations and Afghanistan from 12 January 2009 until 14 January 2010, and as Land Commander Australia from July 2005 to December 2008. He was appointed as the Repatriation Commissioner on 1 July 2010.

Place:          Duntroon House, meet in ante-room.

Time:            Friday 12 October 2018 at 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm..

Dress:           Lounge suit, no medals. Equivalent for ladies.

Cost:            Cost: $55.00 per person Please book and pay by Wednesday 3 October 2018.

Car Parking: Parking near Duntroon House is reserved for the disabled. All others can park along the road through Duntroon Gardens (on east side of road only) or in the Chumleigh Close car park behind the swimming pool or behind the Duntroon shops off Fraser Rd. Do not use the Duntroon House residents’ car park at the top of Plant Rd.

Meal: Meal served at table. Self-serve buffet afterwards for tea and coffee. Table wines, beer, mineral water and juice at the table are included. Pre-dinner and other drinks may be bought from the bar.

Booking & Payment by Cheque – Please book and pay by Wednesday 3 October.

Please make your cheque payable to The Duntroon Society, and send it with the form below to: Dr. M P Dee, 13/23 Ebenezer St, BONYTHON ACT 2905

Payment by Direct Deposit (three steps – complete them all):

  1.  Record your surname as the reference for your transfer. Any deposits received without a surname will be gratefully accepted as an anonymous donation to the Society.

  2. Transfer your payment to Duntroon Society ACT Branch, BSB No 082-980, Account No 506967534.

  3. Send an email to Moreen Dee at advising date of transfer, amount transferred and number and name of all guests.

Queries & Correspondence –All enquiries to Jason Hedges on 0499 189 930, or e-mail to