IGADF Special Forces Inquiry
Click the link above to view the letter released by the ACA National President, and Commando Welfare Trust Chairman
Roosters NRL Club Honour Commando CPL Cameron Baird VC, MG
The Sydney Roosters presented Cameron's father Doug Baird with a signed 2018 Roosters Premiership jersey in what was a moving presentation.
Support to a former Commando and his family
ACA Qld supported by Mueller College raised funding to conduct a backyard blitz for a former commando in need.
The Family Support Package for MRCA veterans and their families, has been developed to address recommendations from the Senate Inquiry into Suicide by Veterans and Ex-Service Personnel,
The Family Support Package for widowed partners and spouses, has been developed to address recommendations from the Senate Inquiry into Suicide by Veterans and Ex-Service Personnel, The Constant Battle: Suicide by Veterans.
Faster treatment for 20 conditions
As part of a new trial, DVA will pay for medical treatment for 20 common conditions (see list below) while the claim for the condition is being processed.
This means that eligible claimants will not have to wait until DVA has made a determination before receiving treatment.
Advocacy Training and Development Program - May Update
Commando Edition 5 2021- The latest copy of the Commando Association magazine.
There are four types of membership offered for those wishing to join the ACA. When filling out the membership application below please select the correct membership type that best describes the applicant:
FULL MEMBER: A person who has been on the posted strength of an Australian Commando Unit.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER: A person who has been on the posted strength of a unit that has directly supported Australian Commando Units since WWII.
AFFILIATE MEMBER: A person who has been a member (or still a member) of a likeminded military unit
SOCIAL MEMBER - family member of an Australian Commando who has been KIA or passed away.
Foster and perpetuate ties of comradeship, between Queensland domiciled former Commandos of World War 2 Independent Companies/Commando Squadrons and former members of post-world War 2 Australian Commando and Special Forces Units and serving members who have been /or are on the posted strength of a current, former, unit which has been, or is now part of Special Operations Command (SOCOMD), and to encourage the spirit of loyalty to Australia and to encourage former Commandos to take an active part in matters of national importance, particularly defence.
Promote activities of a ceremonial commemorative, memorial, sporting or social character for the benefit of members and families.
Foster and develop the Association's support to the Commando Welfare Trust and patriotic funds in support of its eligible members to its objectives.
Assist former Commandos and former members of SOCOMD including surviving dependents with their problems.
Concentrate its efforts on repatriation and veterans' affairs via representation and advocacy means to all relevant Authorities and/or other parties.
Form and support relationships with other special forces, military and kindred associations for mutual benefit.
Adopt any other objectives agreed upon in pursuance of a Special Resolution in accordance with the Constitution and it's provisions.
The events gallery contains pictures from some of the various state and national association events conducted by our members.
The video gallery contains a number of general interest videos about Commandos, their training and options.
The veteran Information and articles section contains a number of useful links covering range of veterans issues. The National Commando Association committee will add links and documents here regularly that may be of interest to Veterans and their families.
The support services section provides information on businesses that provide various services to our members.
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